This first edition of "Sonido Babel" [Babel Sound] is devoted to one of the most famous Latin American musical genres: cumbia. Originally from Colombia, its rhythm and infectious energy can now be found on every corner of the earth.
Antonio shares with us some fascinating facts about rumba, a popular Cuban rhythm, from its African roots to its influence on other musical genres.
What is candombe? In this episode from Sonido Babel [Babel Sound], we'll travel to Uruguay to find out more about this musical style that is influenced by more than twenty different African cultures as well as the indigenous Charrúas and Guaranis, the Spanish, and the Portuguese.
Let's discover yet another upbeat Colombian musical genre with Antonio, porro, by listening to its melody and witnessing how it is danced.
In this episode of Sonido Babel [Babel Sound], we'll learn a bit about the origin and history of rap music. We've even invited rapper Junior High to join us, who'll help you learn more Spanish with a very special rap.