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Los Fatales

Uruguayan los Fatales became probably one of the most well-known tropical rings in SOUTH USA following issuing the double-platinum record Revolución Fatal and Que Monstruos. The group takes on Colombian Cumbia, Brazilian samba, Puerto Rican plena, and regional candombe. Led by previous disk jockey Fabian Delgado, aka Fata, Lito Díaz, …

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Ivan Ovalle

Before becoming famous performing his own music, Colombian singer/songwriter Ivan Ovalle worked well behind the scenes and wrote hits for a few of vallenato’s biggest stars. Diómedes Díaz, Jorge Oñate, Beto Zabaleta, Rafael Orozco, and many more had hits along with his music before Ovalle started performing his personal tracks …

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Tito Gómez

Afro-Cuban singer Tito Gómez was nicknamed Tito by regional musician Miguelito Valdés. In 1938, José Antonio Tenreiro Gómez emerged in initial place after taking part in a Cuban competition, known as La Corte Suprema del Arte (Supreme Artwork Court), signing up for Sevilla Biltmore Orquestra immediately after. In 1939, Gómez …

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Sandy MC

Formerly the favorite Dominican meren-house duo Sandy & Papo, Sandy MC began his solo career after Papo’s untimely death in a vehicle accident. His debut recording Homenaje A Papo, which honored his dropped partner, was releasesd in middle-2000 by Platano Information.

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Charlie Aponte

Charlie Aponte is a Puerto Rican salsa vocalist, and for more than 40 years was business lead vocalist for the country’s legendary Un Gran Combo. Aponte was learning accounting at university or college, but experienced also established a good reputation like a sonero, carrying out at top-grade night clubs such …

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Alquimia la Sonora del XXI Leyenda

In the first ’90s, Colombian brothers Jorge and Sady Ramírez teamed up with singers Carolina Ovalle, Jhanio Coronado, and Willy Garcés to create a tropical threesome to spend tribute to Sonora Matancera, perhaps one of the most successful orchestras in the Latin music field. Alquimia debuted using the discharge of …

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El Ciego de Nagua

Ciego De Nagua, a.k.a. Gonzalez Alvarado Pereira, is certainly among merengue tipico’s most well-known performers. His albums for Platano Information consist of 1998’s Revancha and 2000’s Frente A Frente: Ciego De Nagua Vs. Agapito Pasucal.

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Steve Dahl

Among Chicago’s most outrageous disk jockeys, Steve Dahl offers shown to be equally successful being a vocalist and songwriter. His music group, Teenage Radiation, utilized a sharp love of life to carefully turn such tongue-in-jowl parodies as “RTA” and “DO YOU CONSIDER I’m Disco” into nationwide hits. “DO YOU CONSIDER …

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Julio Cueva

Often weighed against Philadelphia-born trumpet participant Ziggy Elman (1914-1968), Julio Cueva played an important part in the evolution of Afro-Cuban music. The first choice of an extremely successful band, through the 1940s, he helped to introduce such later on Afro-Cuban celebrities as vocalist Orlando “Cascarita” Guerra and pianist/arranger Rene Hernandez. …

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Reynaldo Armas

Reynaldo Armas is among Venezuela’s most successful music artists. Best-known for his interpretation of intimate ballads, Armas provides sold a lot more than six million copies of his recordings since 1975. Surviving in Caracas since 1971, Armas provides discovered a supportive market in Colombia, where he performs frequently. Among five …

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