Ozomatli Ringtones and Lyrics


17 Songs

About Ozomatli
In their eighteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomatli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Ozomatli has always juggled two key identities. They are the voice of their city and they are citizens of the world. Their music -- a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican ragga and Indian ragga-- has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A. This has never been truer for Ozo than it is in 2013. More than ever before, the band is both of the world and of L.A. Originally formed to play at a Los Angeles labor protest almost two decades ago, Ozomatli spent some of their early days participating in everything from earthquake prep "hip hop ghetto plays" at inner-city elementary schools to community activist events, p ... Read More

Career Started: 1995
Official Website: http://www.ozomatli.com
Tags: latin, hip hop, los angeles, salsa, funk,