By Grace Bastidas | 09/07/2010 - 14:15
Colombian rockeros Aterciopelados have never shied away from commenting on political and social issues through their music. The band’s latest video tackles the immigration debate with lyrics and images. The clip is for the song "Bandera," which was recorded for the 2008 album Rio but might as well have been written with Arizona's controversial SB1070 legislation in mind.
"Who are you?/ Where were you born?/ Therefore you can’t enter this country," sings vocalist Andrea Echeverri.
By Grace Bastidas | 04/01/2010 - 11:30
Last year, the Manchester, Tennessee–based Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival showcased Africa's booming music scene in a special tent devoted to artists from all over the continent, including Nigeria and Mali. And this year, it's Latin America's turn to shake up the annual summer fiesta, scheduled from June 10–13.
By Monica Herrera | 10/16/2008 - 16:21