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The O-Zo-Surprising Ozomatli


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/the_ozosurprising_ozomatli_20050701

"Wil-Dog Abers is Jewish?" The question comes up often for the co-founder of the sociopolitical salsa-pop-reggae-hip-hop band Ozomatli, which has won two Grammys for best alternative Latin rock. Hispanic fans address the bassist as ese, the Spanish slang for homeboy, and are shocked to learn he's Jewish. But both Abers and the band thrive on contradictions.

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