Showing posts from July, 2014

Joe Arroyo tribute

Welcome to my blog today as a I am going to make a tribute to one great artist. Not from Africa or America although those are the things I am familiar with. I am doing a artist from South America area. 
I am speaking of one artist that I have grown to love and enjoy his music. I am speaking of Joe Arroyo. He has had a rich history making great influence in his country Colombia. Colombian music was big with Joe Arroyo involved. 
Joe Arroyo had humble beginnings. He was discovered by a person name Julio. He ended up in the group called Fruko y sus Tesos. He would perform with this band for 10 years. 
But in 1981, Joe Arroyo left that to begin his solo career and had his back group known as La Verdad which means The truth. 
From there, Joe Arroyo would release so many classic songs like RebeliĆ³n","La noche" "Tania", "El Ausente" "En Barranquilla me Quedo", "Musa", "Bam Bam" and many others. Joe Arroyo would be a big artist in C…

Franco 76 birthday

I am happy to say that it is time for to say Happy Birthday for my first idol name Franco. 
Franco was a artist for all Africans. He made sure that he could have his music accessed to the world but particularly Africa. It was important for him because he had great confidence. Franco was responsible for the great formation for Rumba Odemba Congolese music but also Rumba as a genre as a whole. For example, some East African musicians most notably Musa Juma who sadly passed away in 2009. Ironically Juma is a partial Congolese so it helps a little bit. He was a able to deliver great music for his fans and many of his fans say Musa Juma is the closet thing to Franco. 
In the would have been 76th birthday of Franco, he made one important thing. It is that Franco was a true Pan African artist. He was someone who was for the change of lives. His songs deliver the idea of hope that one day, Africa will become a big continent for this rotten world that we live in today. Franco made sure that he l…