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Gina Madrid

Gina Madrid formerly Raw-G, was Born and raised in Guadalajara Mexico. She brings her distinct cross-cultural, multi-lingual, politically charged Hip-Hop to the Bay Area music scene captivating audiences with her passionate and aggressive performances. 
 
Gina Madrid left Mexico and moved to Oakland California in 1999, where she learned English by translating Hip-Hop lyrics from 2pac, The Fugees, and KRS-1. 
 
Gina Madrid developed an engaging, insightful, socially conscious flow that challenges our musical and gender preconceptions of Hip-Hop culture.

She has performed with artists such as Ghostface Killah, Mobb Deep, DJ Premier, KRS-One, Ozomatli, Royce Da 5’9, Ana Tijoux, La Mala, Natalia Lafourcade to name a few. She is one the most exciting MCs to come out of Oakland California and an artist to keep an eye on. Her EP 'Esperanza' was released on July 14, 2015. This project contains collaborations with Gift Of Gab of Blackalicious, DJ Shadow, Lila Rose, and other Bay Area artists. 

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