Spanning 1965–1975, the collection compiles 89 singles from such best-selling artists as Ray Barretto, Joe Bataan, Bobby Valentín and many more.
The celebrated Puerto Rican singer and composer, nicknamed “Maelo,” was known as one of the greatest soneros in salsa.
Thanks to discerning crate-diggers with a taste for Latin music, from salsa to bogaloo, the best Fania samples became essential building blocks for hip-hop.
The gold standard in Latin Music, the best Fania songs truly merged cultures, ranging from salsa to disco, and all points between.
A record label of huge significance, the Fania story takes in the birth of salsa music and the global spread of Latin culture.
From Fania classics to a J Balvin hoodie, this list brings together the best of the best.
Incomparable, charismatic, and glamorous, the Cuban-born artist was a larger-than-life figure who was so much more than a mere singer.
The famed Cuban percussionist performed with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, and Charlie Parker.
The visual for the iconic boogaloo song comes ahead of a vinyl reissue of Rodriguez’s classic LP, ‘I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Así).’
The rising act puts a modern twist on old-school Afro-Cuban beats and horns in their forthcoming album, ‘Dancestral’.
Craft Recordings’ Craft Latino imprint has released ‘Fania Goes Psychedelic’, a 15-song compilation featuring Latin soul and experimental gems from the legendary Fania catalogue.