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.