Brussels, Belgium, 31 October 2017
After the great first act @ Les Apéros du parc aux écuries van de Tram, the HAPE Collective was back in Brussels with a deluxe edition.
DJ Jigue + El Menor, souls and bodies of the HAPE Collective in Cuba, came to Brussels for one of the dates of their first-ever European tour, in the super location of Les Ecuries van de Tram by Maison Fondée asbl.
When talking about electronic music in Cuba, Dj Jigue is a reference. Born and raised in Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of traditional Cuban music, his career began in the hip hop movement in Cuba with a distinguished reputation of Dj, beatmaker and promoter.
He is also the mastermind behind Guampara music (https://soundcloud.com/guamparamusic), the first independent music label of urban music in Cuba.
Dj Jigue has made his mark on the music world by making experimental electronic music that weaves afrocuban traditional rhythms with pounding, mysterious electronic beats. His collaboration with Cuban percussionist El Menor drives you to the core of Cuban rumba, tumba francesa…