Reggaeton
Reggaeton (/ˌrɛɡeɪˈtoʊn/ /rɛɡeɪˈtɒn/, Spanish: reguetón [reɣeˈton]) is a music genre which has its roots in Latin and Caribbean music. Its sound derived from the Reggae en Español from Panama. I...
Ringbang
Ringbang is variously a Caribbean fusion of music genres, a philosophy, and an aesthetic propounded by Eddy Grant in 1994.In an interview ca. 2000, Grant defined ringbang thus:In applying ringbang to ...
Tejano music
Tejano music or Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music) is the name given to various forms of folk and popular music originating among the Mexican-American populations of Central and Southern Texas. With ...
Alternative reggaeton
Alternative reggaeton is a subgenre of reggaeton that emerged from the hip hop movement as a reaction to its repetitive and monotone dembow rhythm, and the predominant stereotypical gangsta content th...
Regional styles of Mexican music
Regional styles of Mexican music vary greatly vary from state to state. Norteño, banda, duranguense, Mexican Son music and other Mexican country music genres are often known as regional Mexican music ...
Paila criolla
Paila criolla is the term given to a Cuban membranophone. It consists of a shallow metal casing or paila (cookware of Spanish origin; in Catalonian language it is called paella), with a single-headed ...
Paraguayan polka
Paraguayan polka, also known as Danza Paraguaya (Paraguayan dance), is a style of music created in Paraguay in the 19th century.The Paraguayan polka is very different from the traditional polka, mainl...
Bullerengue
Bullerengue is a musical style and dance from the Caribbean Region of Colombia and the Darién Province in Panama. It is a cumbia-based style traditionally sung exclusively by women. Some famous buller...
Vallenato
Vallenato, along with cumbia, is a popular folk music of Colombia. It primarily comes from the Colombia's Caribbean region. Vallenato literally means "born in the valley". The valley influencing this...
Rondalla
The rondalla is an ensemble of stringed instruments played with the plectrum or pick and generally known as plectrum instruments. It originated in Medieval Spain, especially in Catalunya, Aragon, Murc...
Bolero
Bolero is a genre of slow-tempo Latin music and its associated dance. There are Spanish and Cuban forms which are both significant and which have separate origins. The term is also used for some art m...
Soca music
Soca music (also known as the soul of calypso) is a genre of Caribbean music that originated within a marginalized subculture in the Trinidad and Tobago in the late 1970s, and developed into a range o...
Bachata (music)
Bachata is a Latino genre of music that originated in the Dominican Republic in the early parts of the 20th century with the European and African descendants in the country and spread to other parts o...
Andean music
Andean music is a group of styles of music from the Andes region in South America.Original chants and melodies come from the general area inhabited by Quechuas, Aymaras and other peoples who lived rou...
Salsa music
Salsa music is Cuban, Puerto Rican and Colombian popular dance music. The term "salsa" was initially promoted and marketed in New York City during the 1970s. Salsa comprises various musical genres inc...
Latin jazz
Latin jazz is a genre of jazz with Latin American rhythms. Although musicians continually expand its parameters, the term Latin jazz is generally understood to have a more specific meaning than simply...
Brazilian jazz
Brazilian Jazz can refer to both a genre, largely influenced by Bossa nova, that exists in many nations and the jazz music of Brazil itself.
The term "Música Instrumental Brasileira", which litera...