Through her many years as a progressive music protagonist in Havana, Telmary earned the clout and support necessary to launch her career as a solo artist with the flagship album A Diario. The record was produced by acclaimed Cuban pianist and Interactivo leader Roberto Carcasses.Telmary has graced stages all over Europe, South America, and Japan at some of the world’s most renowned jazz and popular music festivals. After seven years in Toronto, Canada, she returned to Havana where she formed her band Habana Sana. Her CD Libre was awarded the 2014 Cubadisco Prize for best Hip Hop recording.
While performing with HabanaSana in Havana, Telmary continues to collaborate with a flurry of Cuban and international artists including Interactivo with whom she toured the U.S. in 2016, Pedrito Martinez and Doctor John.As a rapper, Telmary set out to proclaim a positive, empowering message to contrast the genre’s confrontational, divisive, and commercial norm.