Born in the South Bronx, to Puertorrican descent, Willie Colón stands as an icon of Salsa Music and the Nuyorican culture.
The singer, trombonist and producer recorded his first album at the age of 16 with Fania Records (the Motown of Salsa). His main singer was the legendary Héctor Lavoe.
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (Tamil: மாதங்கி 'மாயா' அருள்பிரகாசம்) (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A., is a British-born songwriter, record producer, singer, fashion designer, and artist of Sri Lankan Tamil ori
Tom Jobim, was a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. A primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, Jobim is acknowledged as one of the most influential popular composers of the 20th century. His songs have been performed by many
Innovator of the Senegalese popular music form Mbalax (pronounced UMM-BAL-LAAKH). The genre blends the Griot tradition of West Africa (praise singers and historians associated with royalty), Afro-Caribbean music, and African-American popular music. N'Dour began performing at the age of 12. He has si