Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Colombia has a tropical mix that matches the geography. The sound called Champeta utilizes the caribbean sounds of Soca, Zouk and blends it with the percussion of South America. It has even evolved into a digital form with heavy use of the MPC, like Baile Funk. The soundsystem lifestyle is heavily incorporated also, as you can see from the pics c/o KARTEL. Here's a video breaking down more about Champeta in Colombia.