From Mixtapes to Streaming: The Power of Curation

Jul 28, 2019
9:51 PM

Panelists AJ “El Kallejero” Ramos, James Cruz, Dantee Ramos, Marjua Estevez and Bobbito Garcia speak to an audience during the 2019 AfroLatino Festival in Brooklyn, NY on July 12, 2019. (Photo by Mario Ruben Carrión/AfroLatino Festival)

This year, Latino Rebels Radio partnered up with the Afro-Latino Festival for the “AfrolatinTalks – Podcast Edition,” powered by Latino Rebels/Futuro Media Group. In this collaboration, we’re bringing you panel style conversations that happened live during the festival right here, on Latino Rebels Radio podcast.

The second talk of the series is called “From Mixtapes to Streaming: The Power of Curation.” Panelists were asked to explore the historical and current importance of curation in cultivating and shaping the music stars of the future. You will hear from DJ, culture curator and documentary filmmaker Bobbito Garcia, James Cruz of Cruz Control Management, Marjua Estevez of BET, AJ “El Kallejero” Ramos of Spotify and Dantee Ramos of The Source.

The first panel is below:

Note: Segments have been edited and do not include Q and A portion of panels.