Cimafunk is one of the most unique artists of alternative music in Cuba. Former medical student, Cimafunk is now taking the music world by storm with his fusion of funk, Cuban sounds and African rhythms. Listed by Billboard as one of the 10 Latin Artists to Watch in 2019, Cimafunk has been expanding his reach outside of Cuba with a sold out US tour and shows across Europe. His name Cimafunk stems from his heritage, a ‘cimarrón’ is a Cuban of African descent who resisted and escaped slavery. Hailing from the rural Cuban town of Pinar Del Rio, Cima’s connection to his roots run deep, as seen in the vibrant documentary about the artist, directed by James Partridge. Watch the film here. Read on for Cimafunk’s top spots in Havana to chill, dance and enjoy the sounds and scenes of the Cuban capital.