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My Year of Mixtapes: Latin Freestyle

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I cannot believe how long it took me to get around to this one. I guess the timing is a little weird now (in light of a recent bit of Twitter drama wherein some clueless kids apparently hated on Diplo because "only Latinos and gay people are allowed to play Freestyle").
Anyway, Freestyle was a genre of dance music that evolved out of the Latino communities in New York and Miami in the 1980s. But first, some backstory:
Part of the reason why disco did so well in New York was that it appealed to African-Americans, Italian-Americans, and Latinos. This meant that during the heyday of disco, a radio station could lock down all three of these huge demographics--something that you'd be hard-pressed to do today. Anyway, after the "death" of disco, stations had to pick which of these audiences they wanted to retain. A lot of New York stations...

(full article at http://yearofmixtapes.blogspot.com)

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Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel4 weeks agoReplyDelete and block
Nice!
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miamirewind
miamirewind7 months agoReplyDelete and block
Love it!
You took me on an oldskool journey ;)
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tin
tin9 months agoReplyDelete and block
woo hoo! i love this! thanks!
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djrhienna
djrhienna10 months agoReplyDelete and block
obsessed with this mix so hard.
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Jpizzo
Jpizzo10 months agoReplyDelete and block
Grew up to freestyle I'm loving this mix very sexy
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Carmen De Leon
Carmen De Leon11 months agoReplyDelete and block
Amazing mix. Reminds me of my older sister and her chola friends growing up.
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James Velazquez
James Velazquez1 year agoReplyDelete and block
I've always enjoyed the great rhythm and feel of Freestyle music and still play it myself. Very nice mix
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Chrissy Murderbot
Chrissy Murderbot2 years agoReplyDelete and block
glad you appreciate it guys! :)
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Dinophone
Dinophone2 years agoReplyDelete and block
i've listened to this about 5 times in the past two days. thank you so much for this
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jmoz
jmoz2 years agoReplyDelete and block
Such a big mix, listened to it so many times, thanks.
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peremanresa
peremanresa3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Time ago i don't listen : Wish Feat. Fonda Rae - Touch Me. Cool !!
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peremanresa
peremanresa3 years agoReplyDelete and block
Nice tunes..... !! ;)
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