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La cumbia, phénomène interplanétaire venu de Colombie

Difficile de résister à cette musique et danse née en Colombie à l’intersection de multiples influences, qui s’est réinventée depuis les années 1990.

Courrier International

Furia y descontrol: la noche en que los rockeros prendieron fuego un estadio para vengarse de la música disco

En julio de 1979, unos 44.000 fanáticos del rock se reunieron en una cancha de béisbol para una explosión de vinilos que se llamó “Disco Demolition Night” y terminó en graves disturbios.

La Nación

Raffaella Carrà, an Iconic Italian Pop Star

Italian singer, actor, dancer and TV host Raffaella Carrà — who over the course of a 60-year career became a national pop culture sensation, sold millions of records across Europe, and found TV success in Spain and Latin America — has died.


Five Things You Didn’t Know About the Latin American Electronic Music Scene

Latin American electronic music is a powerful genre that has been taking over international clubs and festivals for more than two decades.

BE Latina

Women in Egyptian music

Music industries are often a mirror of the society they exist in, and just as Egyptian society is a patriarchal and male-dominated one, the Egyptian music scene is not much different.

Music in Africa

Qui était Louis Armstrong ?

On associe naturellement le nom de Louis Armstrong au jazz, style musical qu’il a bouleversé et popularisé.

France Musique

Los versos libres del rap que nacen en la calle

El tono es siempre alto en estos duelos. Se gritan burradas, se insultan, mientan a la madre, a la hermana, a la abuela. Pero también a Neruda, a Cervantes, a Rousseau, a Montesquieu.

El País

The magnificent Mabi Thobejane, master South African drummer

Mabi was raised in the township of Mamelodi near the capital city Pretoria, where he absorbed the rural, neo-traditional, urban folk and Sepedi jive drum and dance-song forms that commingled in the streets and backyards.

Music in Africa

Sawt to nagazi: seven traditional music genres from the Arabian Gulf

For such a fast-moving, future-focused region, the Gulf has a long and storied musical history. The genres, some of which date back to the 16th century, exemplify the best attributes of the region.

The National

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