Blog September 18, 2015
Afropop Exclusive Mix: Afro-Venezuela
We're back with another installment in our Afropop exclusive mixtape series! This one comes courtesy of Ricardo Vergara, who put together a mix of some terrific Venezuelan music in styles ranging from the African influenced tambor to the folk styles gaita and llanera. You can check out our Hip Deep show "Venezuela: The Rise of Afro-Venezuelan Music to the Present Day Hugo Chavez Era" for an in-depth history of the African influence on Venezuelan music.
Track List: 0:00 Tambor Urbano - El Hacha 5:17 Los Amigos Invisibles - Loco Por Tu Amor 8:59 VHG - La Voy a Tocar a Pie 12:30 María Rivas - El Manduco 15:36 Oscar D'León - Llorarás 19:21 Las Chicas del Can - El Negro No Puede (Waka Waka) 23:24 Reynaldo Armas - La Muerte del Rucio Moro