Long island Puerto Ricans were an essential component of hip hop tradition when you consider that day one: from Seventies pioneers like Rock regular Crew's Jo-Jo, to contemporary rap mega-stars substantial Punisher (R.I.P.) and Angie Martinez. but, Puerto Rican participation and contributions to hip hop have frequently been downplayed or even thoroughly neglected. And whilst their presence has been said, it has often been misinterpreted as a defection from Puerto Rican tradition and identification, into the African American camp. yet not anything may be farther from the reality. via hip hop, Puerto Ricans have easily stretched the limits of Puerto Ricanness and latinidad.

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