"American Homeboy" played to a full theater in Los Angeles this past weekend.
Author - Marcos Cabrera
Marcos Cabrera is a writer born and raised in Salinas, CA. He was a pop culture columnist for Media News Group and the USA Today Network. His work has appeared in the San Jose Mercury News, the Village Voice, and Zocalo Public Square. He is a founding member of the Chicano hip-hop/teatro collective Baktun 12 and has competed in the National Poetry Slam competition.
From the military to punk rock, Vincent Cooper's latest book demonstrates lyrical command.
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A high stakes upbringing gives the audience plenty to root for.
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The song fuses somber memories of emotional loss with the band's signature bump and thump.
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Fans can pre-save Pinche Cumbia prior to its release below.
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