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Salsatón

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Salsatón (or salsaton) is a hybrid, transnational music that integrates elements and artists of two popular musical genres with strong Puerto Rican connections, salsa and reggaeton (reggaetón). These two genres are among a number across...

Reggaeton

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Reggaeton (also spelled reggaetón or reguetón) is a commercially successful genre of music that developed in Puerto Rico during the 1990s and became increasingly popular on an international level throughout the late twentieth and early...

Bailanta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bailanta is used to refer to two highly related but different things: a musical genre that encompasses what in Argentina is considered música tropical, and the physical place where people go to dance those styles of music....

Reggae en Español

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A remarkably global style, reggae is sung in as many tongues as places it reaches, and Spanish is no exception. But although Spanish-language reggae artists enjoy popularity in Spain and across Latin America, not to mention wider...

Hip-hop in Puerto Rico

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...As the second largest Hispanic group in the United States, comprising 9 percent of the country’s Hispanic population and residing primarily in New York and New Jersey (Albert et al. 2011), Puerto Ricans were essential contributors...

Panama

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,800,000 (2000) Panama is the southernmost of the Central American republics, a former province of Colombia that now abuts Panama’s eastern border; Costa Rica borders the west. The territory forms...

Honduras

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,669,789 (2003) Honduras is located in the heart of Central America. It has borders with Guatemala and El Salvador to the west and Nicaragua to the southeast. There is a short Pacific...

Puerto Rico

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,885,877 (2003) Puerto Rico is the easternmost island of the Greater Antilles, situated between the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south, and bordered on the west by the Mona...

The Caribbean Islands

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 39,700,000 (2001) The Caribbean Islands comprise an archipelago of 14 distinct countries and several more US and European protectorates. In some respects, the islands are best regarded culturally...