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Black Pumas        

Funk & Soul Musical Duo With Latin Influences

Black Pumas is a funk and soul duo based in Austin, Texas. The duo, which consists of singer Eric Burton and guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada, has strong Latin influences in their music.

The duo formed in 2017 and released their debut album, Black Pumas, on June 21, 2019. They performed at South by Southwest in 2019 and won a best new band trophy at the 2019 Austin Music Awards. On November 20, 2019, they were nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

Quesada was a member of Latin funk band Grupo Fantasma when it won the Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for the 2010 album El Existential, and when it was previously nominated for the same award in 2008 for Sonidos Gold.


Black Pumas Make The Perfect Pair : World Cafe : NPR

Seeking a voice for his new music, Adrian Quesada was turned onto Eric Burton by a mutual producer friend and it was love at first listen.

Who are Black Pumas, the Grammys mysterious new artist nominee ...

ATO Records, the fledgling group's label, says Black Pumas are a soul-funk duo from Austin, Texas, that consists of guitarist-producer Adrian Quesada and ...

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