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Diablos y Congos: Panamaian Youth Shine

Pierce Freelon

This group of kids from Portobelo, Panama do it all: produce the beat, write the lyrics and develop the concept for the music video with filmmaker Saleem Reshamwala. Filmed during Diablos y Congos – a unique festival in Portobelo that celebrates a history of undermining enslavement though parody, play, music and dance; “Diablos,” or devils, represent white men, while “Congos” represent African and indigenous people (via:

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