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Photo of Toribio in a soft, orange focused light. His right pinky has a black and gold ring on it and he is holding it against his eyebrow

Dominican-American DJ, producer and multi-instrumentalist Toribio records a freewheeling mix of jazzy house, soulful edits and percussive heaters from New York’s Public Records for the Fresh Kicks series, and speaks to Nisa Khan about illuminating Latin music’s legacy, and channelling his church upbringing's communal energy in his sets

Most people who meet Cesar Toribio say he should pursue stand-up comedy. His vivacious personality, cutting delivery and dark humour could undoubtedly pack a room...