Bersuit Vergarabat, formed in 1989 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is one of the most important Argentine rock bands of the 1990s/2000s. After 2 albums of underground transgressive rock, the band started mixing it with Latin American rhythms such a cumbia, chacarera, candombe and cuartetazo. The lyrics, though, remained acid and critical of political and social problems. The current line-up is: Gustavo Cordera (voice), Juan Subirá (keyboards and voice), Carlos Martín (drums), Oscar Righi (guitar), "Pepe" Céspedes (bass guitar and voice)...
Bomba Estéreo is a (cumbia + electronic music) band formed in Bogotá - Colombia in 2005 and lead by Simón Mejía. In 2007 they released their debut album Vol. 1. Currently the band has finished promoting its second album Estalla throughout Europe, Latin America and the United States, and is preparing the recording of a third album. The original lineup consists of:
Simon Mejía, Songwriting, Bass, Loops and Backing Vocals.
Li Saumet, Lyrics, Lead Vocals.
There are three different Sylvias who recorded under this name: SYLVIA Robinson ("Pillow Talk") is the founder of SUGARHILL RECORDS and a R&B singer (70s). SYLVIA Kirby ("Drifter", "Nobody") is a successful country singer (80s) and SYLVIA Vrethammar is a popular vocalist from Sweden who made it big with an English version of "Y Viva Espana".
No recording artist has more impeccable street credentials than Joe Bataan, the originator of the New York Latin Soul style that paralleled Latin bugalu and anticipated disco. His musical experience began with street corner doo-wop in the 1950s, and came to include one of the first rap records to hit the charts, 1979's "Rap-O, Clap-O". In between these milestones, he recorded classic albums like St.
Carlinhos Brown is a Brazilian musician from Salvador, Bahia. He took the surname Brown from the Black Panther, H. Rap Brown. His music is a mixture of Brazilian and rock and soul music. The music features heavy percussion rhythms and Caribbean and Afro-Brazilian-influenced musical styles.
Billy Joel (born William Martin Joel on May 9, 1949 in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man," in 1973, Joel has become a multi-million-selling recording artist. Joel recorded many popular hit songs and albums from 1971 until he stopped recording pop/rock music in 1993. He is one of the very few rock (or even pop) artists to have Top 10 hits in the '70s, '80s, and '90s.
Real Name: Paolo Franchetto & Roberto Boribello It can sure be said that it is thanks to LOS LOCOS that Latin American music, kind that in Italy had not never found a great reply, is become a social phenomenon how much never chatted and danced! Italian ROBY "BORILLO" BORIBELLO (guitar and bass) and PAOLO FRANCHETTO, of Venezuelan origin (keyboards), has always had in the blood Latin music and form a group that played this type of music.
"spacey samba london future pastoral afro-funk" Imagine Led Zep, The Meters, Joni Mitchell and The Beatles jamming in Brazil with Tropicalistas such as Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil & Os Mutantes - where rock ‘n’ roll, funk and classic pop get spiced up with a little samba magic - and you’re on the Zeep trail. From cosmopolitan London to inspirational Brazil, Zeep bring you music inspired by the attitude of the 70s when music was live, urgent, right-on, scruffy, funky and folksy.
Chancha Vía Circuito ("Pig on the Circular Train") is the alter-ego of Pedro Canale, a digi-cumbia DJ and producer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His debut LP, Rodante, was released in Fall 2008 by ZZK Records. It includes remixes and collaborations with a wide variety of artists (Jahdan, Princesa, Rancho MC, Poeta Inka, and Kumbha Kethu). In 2010 he released a mixtape, Río Arriba, to much critical acclaim.
Laura Pausini is a five-time Grammy-winning Italian artist, songwriter and producer. She is the most famous and successful italian artist worldwide. She is famed for her soulful voice, her romantic ballads and love songs, though she has also dealt with other subjects such as poverty, war, and racism, among other social issues. She is fluent in several languages and has recorded in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, and French. She has sold around 40 millions of copies around the world and has over 200 Platinum Albums and one Diamond Album.