30 Mar '13, 8pm

Music Producer / Dancer Edwin Rivera introduces new CD M.I.M.E. - release party in Los Angeles

Music Producer / Dancer Edwin Rivera introduces new CD M.I.M.E. - release party in Los Angeles

This is a big step for the young man from the Bronx, although his involvement with tropical music has turned him into one of the most recognizable faces in the Salsa scene locally and throughout the world. And it is an effort with a purpose. "When I was 13," he explains, "I hated Salsa. My mom pretty much forced it on me at a time when all I wanted to hear was hip hop. With time, however, I fell in love with it and began to dig deeper into the music of my roots." His purpose with this CD, says Rivera, is to give young people a venue to fall in love with tropical music. "I have fused what they like to hear already with tropical beats. My hope is that when they hear it they will want to know more about the origin of those sounds." M.I.M.E.’s track 2 "Republica," for example, is easily recognized by those familiar with tropical music as a merengue, although it is mixed with v...

Full article: http://www.vidasalsera.com/MIME_CD_release-Edwin%20Rivera...

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