For Sale - Latino Pop
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History of the Music
Latin Pop first reached a global audience through the work of bandleader Sergio Mendes in the mid-1960s. In later decades, it was defined by the romantic music that legendary artists such as Julio Iglesias and Roberto Carlos produced back in the 1970s.
Characteristics of the Music
The main characteristics of this music is that it is fast paced music and involves a variety of instruments, such as drums, guitars, harps, and the charango. This type of music is usually played at parties or celebrations of some sort, and other places like night clubs. The dress code for this type of music is mostly modern and whatever is hip.
Some important people involved with Latino Pop are Pit Bull, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and Selena Gomez.
Connections to Dance
The dances associated with type of music are mostly freestyle, a club-oriented dance that was rooted in Latin rhythms. The dances are free flowing and go along with the type of song being played and how fast the beat is.
The Music Today
This kind of music is mostly spread all over the world now thanks many artists introducing it to countries through their world wide reach in the music community. This kind of music looks as if it is here to stay and not a lot of people have a problem with that.
Shakira - Loca (Audio)