M.A.K.U. SoundSystem brings music of Colombia by way of Jackson Heights

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It’s always good to read stories of your favorite bands in NYC newspapers!

By Jim Farber of the N.Y. Daily News

People can travel many miles before they find their true selves.

Camilo Rodriguez traveled roughly 2,496 of them. That’s the distance between where he grew up (Bogota, Colombia) and where he discovered his adult voice (Jackson Heights, Queens).

“When I came to New York, I needed to find out who I was in the middle of all this madness,” Rodriguez says. “I found out through the music of where I came from.”

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To read my story about M.A.K.U. in Sounds and Colours, click here.