Traditional flamenco is a singer’s art, born in the cradle of Roma culture in Spain. De Lucia was neither a singer nor Roma, which makes his accomplishments all the more extraordinary.
Category: World Story of the Day
Mohamed Abdi Farah’s life and career changed when he was caught in a national calamity in 2011. Now, he hopes to become his country’s representative in Eurovision, the Europe-wide singing competition.
Maria Rita may be the daughter of Ellis Regina, one of Brazil’s greatest singers, but she’s also a star in her own right. Host Michel Martin speaks to Rita about finding her own voice in the music world.
The Alt.Latino crew stops by Weekend Edition Sunday to talk about one of Latin music’s most pervasive rhythms.