With just two weeks left until ‘Rio 2’ hits theaters in the U.S., Janelle Monáe gave the animated film a serious boost with a phenomenal premiere of “What Is Love” on ‘American Idol’ this week.
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Wow… this is so exciting! Global tropical bass kings Uproot Andy and Geko Jones have officially launched Que Bajo?! Records!
Electro-Tropical music dons Chief Boima and Geko Jones have released their ‘Africa Latina’ mix, a smooth new gem from a musical exploration of sounds that connect Africa and Latin America.
On her 104th birthday, we celebrate the life of the late Carmen Miranda, also known as “The Brazilian Bombshell” and the original “Chiquita Banana Girl.”
Colombian DJ and producer Wayuu (Andres Orbegozo) recently dropped this scorching 15 minute tropical-trap track, where he sonically explores genres from all over Latin America.
See why I’m completely enamored by songstress, composer, guitarist and percussionist Mayra Andrade who is on a mission to breathe new life into Cape Verde’s beloved musical genre called morna. Her delivery is intoxicating and her smile leaves you captivated.
Buraka Som Sistema brought the sounds of Portugal, Angola and Brazil to NYC’s Bowery Ballroom with a high-energy show on January 11th. Watch!
If you’ve recently gone to see Fast Five in theaters, you probably heard Reggaeton artist Don Omar’s “Taboo,” the 3rd single from his compilation album Meet the Orphans. Adapted from Kaoma’s 1989 hit “Lambada,” it is now #3 on the Billboard’s Tropical Songs list.
Sounding more like something I expect to hear from Brazil, I was thrown off when I realized the lyrics to “Save, Save” by HaHaHa Production’s Shaka Muv were not Portuguese or even Spanish.