El Bles

El Bles is a third-generation musician with bolero roots from his grandparents, salsa inspiration from his father, and percussive beats found from pursuing a musical career in America – Orlando, FL to be exact. ‘El Bendecido‘ made his production debut in 2004 producing several tracks for the late Puerto Rican rapper Mexicano 777 and for Cosculluela … Read More


“MANANA is likely to catalyze flesh-and-computer collaborations that couldn’t happen anywhere else.” – NYTimes In May 2016, MANANA was the 1st international music festival of its kind to take place in the historic cultural capital of Santiago de Cuba. MANANA exists to ensure that Cuba maintains a mutually beneficial dialogue with international musical forces, and that its rich … Read More

Zuzuka Poderosa

Zuzuka Poderosa is the queen warrior of her own special brand of Baile Funk which she calls, Carioca Bass. Funk Carioca (another name for Baile Funk, which means “The Funk Ball”) originated in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, borrowing heavily from the Miami Booty Bass movement of the 80s; it’s just the starting place … Read More

Nani Castle

NYC borough thorough – Bronx-born, Staten Island-raised rapper, dancer & vocalist Emiliana Castillo aka Nani Castle – is the daughter of a Chilean-exile father and rebellious Irish-American mother from Queens. Castle has been working hard since releasing her mixtape Amethyst Tape to mysterious acclaim. For her debut album Sin York, she’s back in the studio with … Read More

Dio Ganhdih

Dio Ganhdih is a queer indigenous rapper with a heartbeat based in Brooklyn, an imagination spun in upstate New York, and a nervous system best suited for the Bay Area. From deep within Mother Nature’s beauterus, Dio, otherwise known as Heavily Falling Snow, delivers subhersive and unapologetically raw rhymes. Dio utilizes poetry and lyricism to … Read More

Daymé Arocena

“Ms. Arocena unites cosmopolitan musicianship with deep roots.” – New York Times Cuba is one of the most creative places on the planet, gifting the world with an occasional superstar from its musical homeland. Today that gift is singer/composer Daymé Arocena. With exceptional warmth and a powerful presence to augment her virtuosity, Daymé is one … Read More

New Economy Coalition

I was on the Communications and Culture organizing team at the New Economy Coalition from 2016 – 2022. NEC is a network of 200+ groups in coalition working to build sustainable alternatives from the bottom up to our world’s economic systems. Learn more about the work: www.neweconomy.net and @neweconomycoalition on Instagram


We advised and handed publicity for this project. Born in Havana, Cuba, AfroRazones is a multimedia project and compilation album intended to archive new manifestations of Afro-Cuban identity through hip hop, R&B tracks and poetry. The album – which is out now – acts as one part of a greater archival process and seeks to … Read More

Afro-Latino Fest NYC

The Afro-Latino Festival of NYC celebrates the contributions made by Afro-descendants from Latin America, the Caribbean and the World. Nati worked with the festival’s founders, Mai-Elka Prado & Amilcar Priestly from 2015 – 2017, on strategic publicity, curation and partnerships. Watch:

Los Rakas

Nati worked with pioneering Panamanian-born, Oakland-based bilingual and bicultural  duo Los Rakas from Summer 2010 to Winter 2015 – first handling publicity for their viral and Bay Area cult classic “Soy Raka” – which developed into leading marketing and street team efforts; eventually co-managing the group in 2014, culminating with their Coachella booking. On the publicity front, … Read More