Between Light and Dark: duendita

Queens-raised singer duendita’s voice is an instrument, and not in an a cappella way--more in an “Oh shit, I’ve never heard anything like this” way. Her July 2019 performance at Warm Up, MoMA PS1’s annual festival dedicated to uplifting the voices of innovative and underrepresented artists, was a divine experience. Her big curly hair revealed the beauty of Afro-Latinx roots; her deep, idiosyncratic voice floated and commanded. 

As I sat on the steps in front of the stage, I listened to ...

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