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Stream Malportado Kids Total Cultura

Providence, RI’s Malportado Kids make music that casual observers might label as “world music” if they weren’t aware that the band’s members, Victoria Ruiz and Joey La Neve DeFrancesco, also front the prominent political punk band Downtown Boys, who just released their latest record, Full Communism. My personal beef with a genre label like “world […]

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Malportado Kids – “Bruja Cosmica” (First Listen)

In Spanish, “Malportado” means “poorly behaved.” Trouble-maker. Miscreant. Malportado Kids hail from Providence, Rhode Island, and share a scene with fellow bilingual future punx Downtown Boys, who’ve released two singles off of their forthcoming Full Communism LP, both of which have ended up on our 5 Best Songs list. Downtown Boys’ Victoria Ruiz and Joey […]