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Spam Allstars

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Blending Latin, funk, hip hop and dub, the Spam Allstars and well known in Miami for their innovative sound, the Spam Allstars have given South Florida a premium blend of nostalgic, obscure, retro sounds, described as retro-Cuban and deconstructed rumba.

A self-described descarga or Cuban jam session, DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars are a unique ensemble that has created their own niche on the national music landscape with a prolific recording routine and over 200 show dates a year.

Deftly combining the live performance of his stage-mates with a cornucopia of electronically-evoked samples, DJ Le Spam (Andrew Yeomanson) projects a distinctly modern voice that resonates of Miami’s very Latin and urban soundtrack.

Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, Washington Post, DownBeat, The Village Voice and Newsweek all praised their Latin Grammy-nominated, album Fucata Live!, . Spam Allstars were surprised and proud of this achievement considering that the album had been recorded live to a CD burner during one of their weekly shows at Hoy Como Ayer in Little Havana.

Spam Allstars have appeared on Good Morning America, Mun2’s The Roof, CBS This Morning, NPR’s All Things Considered, CBS-4’s Making of the Latin Grammy’s, NBC 6’s Trendtrackers, and a variety of regional and international radio programs.