Latin Music Project
By: Lucas Reichard
History of the Music
Latin music happened because of African slaves. The slaves played music to pass the time and it got blended with the Latin culture.
Characteristics of the Music
This music is associated with the spanish language. Mainly, these songs include guitars, drums, bongos, and maracas. Some social events with Latin music include New Years, Christmas, etc. For certain dances, they wear special costumes like in the Samba dance. Some of the most famous artists include Pitbull, Shakira, Marc Anthony, and many more.