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The Latin Explosion: A New America (2015)

Explores the impact of Latino music on United States culture. The documentary traces the roots of Hispanic contributions to American music starting from Pérez Prado, Xavier Cugat, the ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Leguizamo ... Himself - Narrator
Marc Anthony ... Himself - Interviewee / Musician
Gloria Estefan ... Herself - Interviewee / Musician
Emilio Estefan Jr. ... Himself - Interviewee / Musician / Producer
José Feliciano ... Himself - Interviewee / Singer / Songwriter
Jennifer Lopez ... Herself - Interviewee / Musician / Actor / Dancer
George Lopez ... Himself - Interviewee / Comedian
Eva Longoria ... Herself - Interviewee / Actor / Producer
Los Lobos ... Themselves - Interviewees / Musicians
Cheech Marin ... Himself - Interviewee / Comedian / Musician
Ricky Martin ... Himself - Interviewee / Musician
Rita Moreno ... Herself - Interviewee / Singer / Actor / Dancer
Pitbull ... Himself - Interviewee / Entertainer
Romeo Santos Romeo Santos ... Himself - Interviewee / Musician
Shakira ... Herself - Interviewee / Musician
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Explores the impact of Latino music on United States culture. The documentary traces the roots of Hispanic contributions to American music starting from Pérez Prado, Xavier Cugat, the Afro-Cubans and Tito Puente. It places particular importance on the contributions of Desi Arnaz, Rita Moreno and José Feliciano. Over fifteen Hispanic musicians, apart from Feliciano and Moreno, including Marc Anthony, Pitbull, Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Shakira and Romeo Santos are interviewed about their careers, impact and influences including the Fania All-Stars. Comedians and actors Cheech Marin, Eva Longoria also discuss their experiences and the impact of Hispanic Americans beyond music. Written by Guillermo Mena

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Documentary | Music

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

16 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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