Known as La Lupe or La Yiyiyi, Lupe Victoria Yolí Raymond was born on December 23, 1936, in the neighborhood of San Pedrito, in the Santiago de Cuba province. Her family was poor - her father, Tirso Yolí, worked at a Bacardi distillery....MORE >
The creator of the concept known in Spanish as “salsa focila” – which means “the folklore of Latin cities” - Panamanian singer/songwriter Rubén Blades will always be remembered as the vocalist who made salsa fans all over the world think.
Anybody who is at least marginally familiar with the breathtaking catalogue of Puerto Rico's La Sonora Ponceña will tell you that one disc is simply not enough to include all of the orchestra's greatest hits. The 13 songs in this collection are the cream of the crop, the best of the best. ...MORE >