5 Notable Latino Contributions to Disco Music

With the passing of disco queen Donna Summer last week, disco is definitely on our minds. These days when we hear disco we tend to think cheesy cover bands, but true disco evolved in basement parties and underground clubs, entertaining those who didn’t like the songs in mainstream dancehalls.

Did you know that Latinos contributed a lot to the disco scene? Latino musicians developed the sounds of boogaloo, Latin soul and yes, salsa with the help of American club music. Don't believe us? Listen to these tracks and hear it for yourself.

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