Percussionist, singer, composer and producer, He was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. In 2002 he begins his professional life in music creating the band “Kafé con Leche”. With this band he gives his first concerts in Havana and in the year 2003 his first tour in Spain. Within this tour he recorded his first album “Déjame Volar” with “Delicias Discográficas” in Zaragoza. After that, for commercial reasons, “Kafé con Leche” changes its name for “Karamba” establishing themselves successfully in and out of Cuba.
With the band “Karamba” he has made important tours in Cuba, Mexico, France and Spain sharing the stage with stars like Ariel Rot, Los Van Van or Calle 13 giving his most popular concert at the “Vivamerica” Festival in Madrid, 2010.
Besides his work with Karamba, Yamil Hernández has been included in the recordings of some other musicians albums, both as a recording member, and as a producer. For example the debut albums of the Nicaraguan singer Richard Loza, or “Fulanito de Tal” or “De Boleros Trio”.