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Alih Jey is a genre-defying Dominican singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles. Her latest single “Mi Debilidad” was premiered on KCRW’s Pan Caliente and included on NPR’s Alt.Latino playlist after a glowing review. This emotionally moving song, with elements of the Dominican criolla and bolero, is part of her upcoming album, “Soy De Peña,” a tribute to her father Aníbal De Peña, who to this day remains an icon in Dominican musical history. Alih’s current endeavor is a collaboration with Latin Folk band Cuñao. Together, they provide a fresh take of these timeless classics, while remaining true to the original versions.
Cuñao is a Los Angeles-based, Latin Folk group . They use their South American background & influences to create evocative, poetic songs that transcend time and leave listeners with lush images. A group of multi-ethnic musicians, Cuñao puts a global twist on their Latin sound by exploring African rhythms, Eastern European melodies and American Rock aesthetics.
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