What Would I Do if I Was President? Eastside homies Las Cafeteras want to know.
And what would you do? Feed the kids? Fix the schools? Stop the wars? House the homeless? Heal the sick?
PREVIOUSLY ON LAS CAFETERAS:
In Mujer Soy, by Las Cafeteras, we see a day in the real life of Maryann Aguirre, a woman from East Los Angeles. Happy International Women’s Day! (Remixed by YUKICITO.)
East Los musicians Las Cafeteras have long made political progress a signature element of their sound and the band’s new single continues the tradition.
If I Was President — released on Monday, Presidents Day — starts with the son jarocho song Señor Presidente and “then flows into a bilingual hip hop-folk fusion, with lyrics that make you dream, think, come up with alternatives.”
East Los homies Las Cafeteras are back with another rebellious La Bamba Rebelde, this one a danceable remix.
Here’s the original 2012 video:
East Los homies Las Cafeteras re-imagined Woody Guthrie’s This Land is Your Land in collaboration with The California Endowment. They all hope for “a brighter future, one which includes #HealthAndJustice4All.”
Mira los new lyrics:
In Mujer Soy, by Las Cafeteras, we see a day in the real life of Maryann Aguirre, a woman from East Los Angeles. Happy Women’s History Month! (Remixed by YUKICITO.)
East Los homies Las Cafeteras are back with a son jarocho version of the Woody Guthrie’s classic This Land Is Your land with acoustic aplomb and some updated Spanglish lyrics: