Bocafloja, poet, Hip Hop and spoken word artist, and social communicator, born in Mexico City. Bocafloja began his musical career in the mid-90's with the groups “Lifestyle” (1996–1998) and “Microphonk” (1999). As a solo artist since 2000, he released his demo EP album Lengua Insurrecta in 2002. Bocafloja burst on the Mexican hip hop scene with the release of the his debut album, Pienso Luego Existo, in 2003. Followed by the successes of Jazzyturno in 2004, A Titulo Personal in 2005, El Manual de la Otredad in 2007, Existo: Matriz Preludio al Pienso in 2009 and Patologias de Invisible Incomodo in 2012. Bocafloja has transgressed into one of the most revered icons in the Spanish speaking Hip Hop communities. Lyrically Bocafloja critically addresses topics such as institutionalized racism, social and political oppression, mental slavery, colonialism, and other human conditions. Bocafloja is recognized in Mexico as the pioneer of the utilization of hip hop culture as an alternative tool to create awareness, developing a different form for political participation that reaches and is more relevant to marginalized youth. Bocafloja has performed in festivals, clubs, and cultural centers in more than 13 countries worldwide and has shared the stage with some of the most important and influential artists in the international Hip Hop scene. Bocafloja lives in New York.
“..is considered one of the seasoned rappers, who has represented the booming indie scene in Mexico..”
“..Boca shows and proves with provoking lyrics..”
“Bocafloja has been a fixture in Mexico’s Hip Hop scene since the mid 90’s.”
The Find Magazine
“..Socio-politically charged conscious lyricism..”