1. Eddie Palmieri: A Revolution On Harlem River Drive (VIDEO).

    RBMA says: Inspired by the early ’70s activism of the Black Panthers and the Young Lords, Latin music pioneer Eddie Palmieri produced one of the most daring albums of his already storied career: Harlem River Drive , a politically-charged Latin-funk masterpiece so ahead of its time its influence continues to resonate decades later.

    From the Red Bull Music Academy series, The Note

    [Via Red Bull Music Academy ]

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