Tweet of the Day: Two Rappers Imprisoned in Cuba

Thursday, April 11, 2013
The two rappers referred to in this Tweet are:

1. Angel Remon Arzuaga - from the hip-hip duo “Los Hijos Que Nadie Quiso” (‘The Unwanted Children’), who has been in jail since March 21st for his lyrics. Angel is on the 16th day of a hunger strike protesting his unjust imprisonment.

2. Marcos Máiquel Lima Cruz - imprisoned on Christmas Day 2010, along with his brother Antonio Michel (released in October 2012), during a private party at their home in Cuba. Their crime? Listening to an underground hip-hop group ("Los Aldeanos"), whose lyrics criticize the government.

Here's a picture of Marcos and Antonio: