Category Archives: Rap

Afro-Latin American Music Inspires Social Movements

This weekend as the U.S. starts to shift gears into holiday mode (and because this blog has already heard the complaints about holiday music wafting across the airwaves even in advance of Thanksgiving) a tempo change is overdue.  Certainly, both … Continue reading

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Video: Calle 13 & “Latinoamérica”

by Erica Sanchez-Vazquez Urban band Calle 13’s “Latinoamérica” video, which premiered last week, starts out with an announcer’s greeting in Spanish. It quickly switches to another language; unintelligible to me, but clearly one of the many languages spoken in Latin … Continue reading

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