In 1995, David Byrne's Luaka Bop label released Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul of Black Peru, a compilation that begins with a song by then-lesser-known vocalist Susana Baca. Since gaining global attention, the singer has won two Latin Grammys, served as Peru’s Minister of Culture, and from 2011 to 2013 was the chair of the Inter-American Committee on [...]
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Last year, the New York Daily News reported that Afro-Spanish singer Buika was retiring. I asked Buika, who appears at the Howard Theatre tonight, about that.
“Me retiring, I am too young for that," she said. "What happened was that my previous manager was mad at me that I didn’t want to do a 48-date tour [...]