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Afro Influences by Celia Cruz + Bodega Bamz = “Don Francisco”

Bodega Bamz, born in Spanish Harlem to a Dominican and Puerto Rican family whose real name is Nathaniel De La Rosa, may not be well known at the moment. But, steadily, he is claiming his spot in the urban music genre. His latest hit “Don Francisco” is the perfect fusion of Celia Cruz’s Yemaya (1998), hip-hop/rap and, […]

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Asaltados, Aguinaldos, Parrandas y Trullas – A Latin American Christmas Tradition

From “villancicos” to “parrandas” our version of Christmas involves lots of singing, dancing, eating and sharing with la familia y vecinos. For those of us that grew up in the Caribbean, or whose family originate from there, can attest to how infectious and fun aguinaldos, parrandas, trullas, o asaltos are. Surely, the rest of our Latin […]

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La Orquesta De La Luz, Salsa From Japan

Earlier this week it was business as usual at the office. It was unseasonably cool, (at least that is what the weatherman kept reporting) and the employees were in the mood for some salsa music to warm their day. One of them, whom we call “G”, walked up to me and asked whether I knew […]

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