This scene is aided by the fact that there are lots of live shows and institutions that help to advertise the music. In the Seventies, Manu Dibango’s funky observe “Soul Makossa” turned a hit, and Osibisa released “Sunshine Day” . Fela Kuti created Afrobeat and Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti and Tony Allen followed Fela Kuti’s funky music. Salsa musicians similar to José Alberto “El Canario”, Ray Sepúlveda, Johnny Pacheco, Fania All-Stars, Ray Barretto, Rubén Blades, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Roberto Roena, Bobby Valentín, Eddie Palmieri, Héctor Lavoe and Willie Colón developed Latin music.
It was difficult to justify a large presentation expense with restricted inventory going into stores. On 29 June 1987, a gathering of interested parties gathered to capitalize on the marketing of this style. Paul Simon had launched the world music-influenced album Graceland in 1986. The idea behind the album had been to express his personal sensibilities using the … Read More