Cumbia

Cumbia

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A very important part of recent and contemporary Argentine music, originally derived from the Colombian cumbia, adopted by the lower classes in the bailantas, widespread in the 1990s, and then turning more aggressive and explicit in the 2000s with “shanty town cumbia” (cumbia villera). Argentine cumbia is an umbrella term that comprises several distinct trends within the same tradition: the dance and music style known as cumbia in Argentina. Monument to the dance and music of cumbia in El Banco. For the band, see 1990s (band). This article is about the first decade of the 21st century. Shanty town in Manila, Philippines. Cumbia villera (shantytown cumbia, ) is a typically Argentine form of cumbia music born in the villas miseria (shantytowns) around Buenos Aires and then popularized in other large urban settlements.

 
In the 1980s, South American migrants brought so-called “tropical” music to higher prominence in Argentina, a mixture of cumbia (Peruvian and Bolivian style, but originally Colombian), folk rhythms, and Caribbean syles. Around the same time cuarteto in Córdoba, became a major musical genre. Cuarteto and chamamé from Corrientes made it to Buenos Aires alongside tropical music and migrants from the north. All these various musical styles were played in the crowded ballrooms in lower class neighborhoods, and it would eventually give rise to cumbia villera. Monument to the dance and music of cumbia in El Banco. West Indies redirects here. Cuarteto (Spanish: quartet), sometimes called cuartetazo or tunga-tunga, is a musical genre born in Córdoba, Argentina. Cardoba is a city located near the geographical center of Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas mountains on the Suquía River, about 700 km west-northwest from Buenos Aires. Chamama is a folk music genre from the Argentine Mesopotamia (Littoral). Jesuit Reductions in the area impulsed a cultural growth in the area that lasted until the Jesuits were expelled by the Spanish Crown in the late 18th century. The city of Corrientes and the Paraná River, photographed from the International Space Station. Cumbia villera (shantytown cumbia, ) is a typically Argentine form of cumbia music born in the villas miseria (shantytowns) around Buenos Aires and then popularized in other large urban settlements.

 
The preferred musical style of the shanty towns, its lyrics sometimes parallel those of U.S. rap, concerning the poverty, drugs and crime which are facts of life there. They sometimes include derogatory references of women, but mainly deal with lost love and romance. (popular bands: Yerba Brava, Pibes Chorros, Damas Gratis, Nestor en Bloque). Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows what he found. Many drugs are provided in tablet form. For other uses, see Love (disambiguation).

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