Latin Connection Podcast: Ozomatli Talks New Album 'Nonstop: Mexico to Jamaica,' Social Justice & More

Latin Connection Podcast: Ozomatli
Cynthia Perez

Latin Connection Podcast: Ozomatli

Welcome back to Billboard's Latin Connection Podcast!

In this new episode, we talk to Grammy award-winning band Ozomatli about their new album Nonstop: Mexico to Jamaica, produced by reggae icons Sly & Robbie

Members Asdru, Ulises Bella and Raúl Pacheco also touch on the special collaborations they have on the LP, which includes re-imagined versions of Mexican classics, featuring Juanes, Régulo Caro and Gaby Moreno.

"We thought it would be a good idea to choose songs from the Mexican song book, old and new, and recording them in reggae style. That's what got the wheels turning but what got it to the next level was when Sly & Robbie got on board," said Bella. 

Of course, we couldn't help but ask Ozomatli, known for political activism and pro-peace demonstrations, about their thoughts on the current political state in the U.S., and touring in Trump's America. 

Listen to the latest Latin Connection Podcast with Ozomatli below: 


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