Orishas are a Cuban hip hop group from Havana, Cuba founded in 1999. Orishas delved into a realm of music that created a black identity to which some among the younger generations could relate. Their work is influenced by the hip hop movement as well as Cuban and other Latin rhythms. As of October 2009, they have produced a total of four studio albums and a greatest hits album; their latest album is "Cosita Buena" released in 2008.
In total, after producing three albums, Orishas has sold more than 750,000 copies of its albums in Europe and has received two Grammy Awards. In 2007, they collaborated with Puerto Rican group Calle 13 on the song "Pa'l Norte" which later won a Grammy for Best Urban Song.