New Afro Spanish Generation

Concha (Maria da Concepción Balboa) Buika was born in Mallorca Spain to a family of immigrants from Equatorial Guinea. The only person of African descent in her neighborhood, she grew up among Gitanos (Spanish Romani aka Gypsies) who schooled her in the traditional “cante” flamenco. The vid below provides an excellent example of her eclectic style which mixes flamenco, coplas, rumba, soul and jazz.

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