My grandmother was fluent in Aymara, one of the main languages spoken throughout the Andes and heard in this song. This track flips a sample from an Andean folk record and is dedicated to Tupac Katari, a historical figure associated with rebellion and the lucha for independence (Katar and Tupac Shakur were named in honor of the same individual). Bolivia is the poorest country in South America and would be in the entire hemisphere if it wasn’t for Haiti. Bolivia is also known to be the only true democracy1.

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