Post Tagged with: “Colombian Reggaeton”

Get Your Nerd On With Jiggy Drama

Get Your Nerd On With Jiggy Drama

Born to a fanatic music-collecting father on San Andres Island, singer/composer Jiggy Drama grew up listening to a wide range of musical sounds from Kool & The Gang to local Caribbean rhythms. He admits to having his life change upon tuning in to the Black Entertainment Television network one afternoon and finding Hip Hop, R&B and Dancehall, sounds he would [...]

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Colombian Reggaeton – Behind the bling

Colombian Reggaeton – Behind the bling

By Jeff Guerra. Photography: Tomas Uribe The vocalists are its stars, predominantly male; they sing, they rap, they are the new Latin players. But it’s the beat that makes it go, a dirty growling deep bass bump that creeps along at a sordid pace and sets up shop somewhere down in your lower hips and thighs. Reggaeton. It’s a deceptively [...]

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Reggaeton reigns in Medellin

Reggaeton reigns in Medellin

Last Thursday, reggaeton kings Wisin & Yandel came to Medellin to play at the plaza de toros. Who else could fill the massive auditorium, pulling in thousands of fans and tens of thousands of dollars? I guess when you have been doing reggaeton for 15 years – gasp -  you can pull a crowd, especially when you are in reggaeton [...]

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