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You don't have to be a fan of the latest hit series, Breaking Bad, about a science teacher turned Crystal Meth manufacturer, to appreciate the seriously great Latin music it features. The music supervisor, Thomas Golubić takes his work seriously, believing that there's a perfect song for...
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The London Community Gospel Choir is a musical force to be reckoned with. With a career spanning over 30 years, and led by the dynamic and charismatic Bazil Meade, LCGC is known for its funky gospel flair, swing-beat, R’n'B, traditional and soulful arrangements, with invigorating choreography...
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La Mala Rodriguez is one of the most successful Hispanic artists today. She has recorded with some of the world's most commercial Latino artists such as Nelly Furtado, Julieta Venegas and Romeo and yet whilst La Mala remains the only Spanish rapper to gain global fame, infiltrating radios and...
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Five years ago Reggaetón exploded onto the US music scene with NORE’s Oye Mi Canto. Fresh out of the streets of Puerto Rico and Panama, Latino kids, the US’s fastest rising demographic, were going crazy for it in every major city and music industry sharks were chasing the Reggaetón gold rush....
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Struggle is the name of the game in Mexican music, but the creativity and innovation keep flowing with eclectic genres and fusions blossoming from the land of the Aztecs
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While Venezuela has always been the land of opportunity for Colombians, one of Venezuela’s most successful new musicians and innovative producers, has gone the other way and is coming back with some sounds that are rocking the Latin music scene. Jose Luis investigates...
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Al Roc (pictured left) is a member of Asilo 38, one of the biggest names on the burgeoning Colombian hip-hop scene, featured in the soundtrack to the film ‘Maria Full of Grace’. They come from "Aguas Blancas", one of the poorest areas in Cali, Colombia, which is also virtually under...
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Jorney Madriz or ‘Master’ as he is commonly known, is a rapper with hip hop group ‘Area 23’, based in ‘23 de enero’, one of the most militant low-income barrios, that encircle the country’s capital Caracas.
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We caught up with the Dutch Latin House Super DJ behind tracks such as "Step by Step", "Vem Rebola" & "Canoa."
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For those of you who've come to it late, here's a beginner's guide...
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Cumbia meets the Happy Mondays? Candela catches up with the Mexican Institute of Sound's eccentric frontman, Camilo Lara, at his home in Mexico City before he leaps over the Atlantic to play in London's La Linea festival on April 17th
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In the history of Latin Music there have been a lot of big stars. Yet we can still count on both hands the artists that have gone beyond the genre they were famous for to become true artists, representatives of a time and an era. Tego is one of those rare characters. exclusively to Candela about...
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An encounter with superstar Puerto Rican rapper Voltio in a London hotel.
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