"Hailing from beautiful San Diego. SM Familia is a collective of musicians all coming from different backgrounds to create a unique kind of latin reggae. With a full horn section led by some of the most avid brass players in SD, and the smooth vocal harmony stylings of the 3 vocalists, they blend a smooth latin rhythm with profound lyrics to create their latin/funk/cumbia sound in San Diego Reggae."
SM Familia is a San Diego based band striving to share their unique sound to new audiences around the world. The group effortlessly blends latin, reggae, funk, and cumbia providing a compelling rhythmic groove. Their music is filled with positive, uplifting, and conscious lyrics in both Spanish and English. The bands stage presence and energy is sure to get the crowd moving at any venue. They have shared the stage with Studio 1 artist such as Sister Nancy, Chronixx, Tribal Seeds, Fortunate Youth, Hirie all the way to SD legends like Maiz and B*Side Players. The bands first EP "La Familia" debuted in July of 2014 and has been praised for its originality and contagious sound."La Familia" was also nominated for an San Diego Music Award for "Best World Album. The group has ventured outside of San Diego this year with shows in Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and other parts of California. SM Familia! Para la gente! For the people!