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Blonde Music Tip #7: Cabas

Blonde Music Tip: Andrés Mauricio Cabas RosalesYou like Costeños, don't you? Ha, is it obvious? Well I do like Cabas, he may have been born in Barranquilla but he soon moved to Bogotá. Anyway, as the son of a composer, his musical talent and skills are vast. He was also supposedly inspired to produce... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music Tip #6: Fonseca

Blonde Music Tip: Fonseca (Juan Fernando Fonseca)Oh you are so predictable... Why? Because I have a date with Fonseca this evening? You know, it's not strictly a date, so much as...A ticket to the concert? Alright, alright. Anyway, Fonseca is a true city boy, although he did study music in Miami... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music #5: Totó la Momposina

Blonde Music Tip: Toto la MomposinaNow that's a cool lady... Yep, Toto is from one of those musical families and has been influenced by everything, from her childhood near Mompos to her time in Bogota and the years she spent studying music in Paris...And the music? Colombia personified, Toto (Sonia... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music #4: Dragon y Caballero

Blonde Music Tip: Dragon and CaballeroHa! You have a soft spot for those guys... Yes! I met them once in a Bogota bar. They're cool... typical coastal attitude to life. They smiled a lot...But what's the deal with the music? Armando Paez (Dragon) and Donny Caballero (er, Caballero) say they have... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music Tip #3: Jorge Celedon

Blonde Music Tip: Jorge CeledonYou know most foreigners don't really like vallenato... You're right. Maybe we're too uptight for the jolly, upbeat sound, the intimate dancing, the alcohol-soaked, occasionally wayward lyrics. I love it though...And Jorge Celedon is a good place to start? Definitely.... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music Tip #2: Carlos Vives

Blonde Music Tip: Carlos Vives (Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo)Ooh, the guy who's a judge on La Voz? Yes, the 'guy' from the TV talent show. He also happens to be a composer, actor and treble Latin Grammy-winning singer...Tell me more! Vives is well known for jazzing up traditional Colombian sounds,... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Music Tip #1: Juanes

Blonde Music Tip: Juanes (Juan Esteban Aristizabal Vasquez)That's a bit obvious, isn't it? Nah, you could argue fellow blonde Shakira was more obvious - but let's begin with Medellin's finest, ex-Ekhymosis singer Juanes, one of Latin America's biggest sellers...Why do we love him? Apart from hits... Ver post completo.