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.
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
This is an up and coming Cambodian-American band with a unique sound that is equal parts psychedelic rock and Cambodian pop.
Biography from the band's myspace:
Dengue Fever (http://www.myspace.com/denguefevermusic) is Chhom Nimol – who sang regularly for the King and Queen of Cambodia - Eth