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Columbian Cumbia Music

Welcome back to our series on exploring Latin culture and language through music! In this series, we break down the most popular Latin music genres, giving you a complete overview of how they came to be and exclusive info on what’s trending! Today’s episode is all about cumbia music, and how a folkloric courting dance became … Read More >>






Guide to Latin Music Salsa

I’m sure you’ll agree that no matter where you are, Latin music is gaining speed on billboards everywhere. Ever since the reggaeton hit “Despacito” was declared the #1 video in the WORLD, attention has turned to Latin music and its irresistible sound. (Reggaeton which originated in Puerto Rico during the late 1990s is a mash-up … Read More >>


Speak_Spanish_Latin_Dance

There are many challenges for an English-speaker trying to learn how to speak Spanish. Adjectives and nouns are placed in a different order. Verbs have to be conjugated to agree with their subjects in person, gender, and number. And then, there’s the pronunciation, with all those rolled r’s! Not to mention the r’s that aren’t rolled, … Read More >>