Hip hop activist NAKURY unveils a powerful song and video in celebration of International Women’s Day
“With high levels of gender-based violence and a predominance of machista attitudes throughout
Central America, Nakury was inspired to rap by her own experiences and a belief that art can help to bring change.” -SOUNDS AND COLOURS
Costa Rica’s #1 female hip hop activist
a powerful song and video
in celebration of International Women’s Day
”Necesario” is an energetic trap/hip-hop track that mixes electronic beats with a strong message that calls for empowerment.
The song is backed with a compelling music video, starring over 30 women coming both from different artistic and sports backgrounds.
CATCH NAKURY PERFORMING LIVE ON SxSW!
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 / 8:00 PM
w/ Gepe, Marrón, Lido Pimienta, 1982 & Baywaves
SATURDAY, MARCH 17 / 8:30 PM,
The Main II
w/ Dwagie, New Fame & Kelvyn Colt
Nakury is an MC, activist, cultural manager and documentalist. The Costa Rican began her career in the Hip Hop scene with graffiti and breakdancing to later get immersed in the world of rhymes. Her lyrical content is related with the daily social routine as well as philosophical and surreal concepts. In 2010 she founded the production company UNION BREAK, which is in charge of producing one of the biggest Hip Hop festivals in Central America. Nakury is also the director of the upcoming documentary “Somos Guerreras” (We Are Warriors), which is produced by a collective in joint with Rebeca Lane and Audry Funk. In 2014 she published her first mixtape “Rima que Ilumina” (Enlightening Rhyme) and later on in 2017 her most recent album “VIA”.
LISTEN TO “NECESARIO”
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