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Salsa Lab’s “Parranda en Uber”

This Salsa Lab video of a guy who's car broke down and ends up doing a "Parranda en Uber" is fun to watch. The song, a "Plena", is pretty catchy as well. I got this via a comment on Latino Music Café and decided to share it. Since it…

Thanksgiving, Plena, and Christmas

In the United States and Puerto Rico, the Thanksgiving holiday marks the beginning of the Christmas season. In Puerto Rico, this will go on until mid-January with the "Octavitas", which should really be called the "Octavas", and then…

Atabal Releases “Bajamos Duro”

Puerto Rican folk group Atabal just released the single "Bajamos Duro". The song is a contemporary Plena with a message to preserve our cultural roots. Atabal's Plena in "Bajamos Duro" "Bajamos Duro" is a contemporary Plena Atabal-style.…