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03/26/2019
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The sound of Cimafunk arrives in the USA

The last great revelation of Cuban music, Cimafunk, will be presented on stages in 16 US cities, on a tour that will start on Thursday, March 28 at the Tropicalia cultural center in Washington DC, its debut in this country.

With his mix of funk, electronic and Cuban tropical music, the artist will perform at venues in Austin, Chicago, Oakland, Boston, New York, Rhode Island, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Ashville, Atlanta, Charlestone, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Hartford during their Cimafunk US-Tour 2019 tour, which will conclude on May 5.

On Saturday, March 30, the interpreter will perform at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami, at the Global Cuba Festival 2019, along with the talented Daymé Arocena, another Cuban of international fame.

Erick Iglesias Rodríguez, better known as Cimafunk and nicknamed the Cuban James Brown, began his solo career in 2016, after doing choirs for concerts of figures like Raúl Paz, David Torrens, Liuba María Hevia and Interactivo.

His first album, "Terapia", was produced independently and released in France in 2017 with songs like Paciente, Alabao, Basta, Ponte pa 'lo tuyo and the successful Me voy , with whose audiovisual he won the Most Popular Video Award Year in the Lucas Awards 2018.

In his short career, Cimafunk has achieved nominations for the "Cubadisco" awards, in the category Best Fusion Music Album and Cuerda Viva, where he won the Grand Prize in the Novel Group category.