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Porno para Ricardo: Hear me now

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ABC News profiles Cuba's dissident punk band, Porno para Ricardo:

Hear Me Now: Cuban Dissident Punk Rockers 'Porno Para Ricardo'


"The Most Famous Band in the World for Not Playing" – that's Porno Para Ricardo, the dissident punk rockers from Cuba. Led by the eccentric Gorki Aguila, the band has essentially made a career out of creating music to irritate the Castro regime and because of their efforts, it's become harder and harder to actually hear them play anything, anywhere.

But luckily, Gorki and the band's guitarist, Ciro Diaz, have been hanging out in Mexico City lately. And we were lucky enough to coax them into performing a song for Fusion's Hear Me Now series. Click on the video above to check out Gorki and Ciro playing one of their more recent critiques of the Castros, "Los Dinosaurios," featuring the bands mix of humor and caustic complaint.

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