Ay de Mi (Dutty Artz, 2014)
Electronic beats, Argentine folk traditions, reggaeton, cumbia and a mix of singing and rapping define the debut album of Los Angeles-based singer Rafi eL. Although born in Israel, Rafi eL has Argentine roots and uses a mix of Spanish and English-language vocals throughout Ay de Mi.
Despite the use of tropical beats, Ay de Mi is essentially a pop album.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.