La Reyna y La Real
Havana, June 8 (RHC)-- Cuban hip-hop duo La Reyna y La Real released a new music video for the tune ‘Respétame’, which is now available on the Facebook page of the record and musical editions company Bis Music, belonging to the artistic company Artex.
Respétame is a protest song against gender violence, as well as an ode to women’s emancipation and empowerment.
Directed by Adrián Hernández and Arián Valdés, the music video relates a story of systematic gender-based abuse. It features actress Ariadna Alvarez, actor Xavier Chao and a young boy named Camilo Pérez, who represent the younger generations, free from such a destructive social stigma.
Cuban hip-hop duo La Reyna y La Real are known for breaking barriers. They use their music to dissect and dismantle gender stereotypes. The duo has worked tirelessly to build a following and make it onto the airwaves as female rappers with a full band behind them. They’ve won a number of national and international awards for their genre-bending music.
Aside from making music, these female rappers are strong advocates for cultural exchange between the United States and Cuba.