Why Shakira loves this African How drug companies make you buy more 1 day ago   07:38

Colombia’s folk beat has African roots.
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Cumbia is a growing staple of Latin American music. Its driving beat can be heard all over the continent, from Argentina to Mexico to the US. Cumbia’s catchy rhythms can be traced back to the villages along the river banks of Colombia’s Rio Magdalena where mostly African and American indigenous musical elements fused together to create a whole new style of music. And cumbia keeps evolving. Today DJs and pop stars are bringing cumbia into the electronic realm. But no matter how much it evolves, it always comes back to Colombia.

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Now thanks to bieber and drake we have our own Americanized version of it
Got a Spanish target add for this which features the same beat
Great documentary 👍 gave me a more appreciation for cumbia. Love from 🇸🇻 thank you 🇨🇴
Andres Cubillos
Love Colombian Cumbia! Finally someone recognizing the difference !!! Love it! Vallenato Next?
Linda Olson
When I was young I lived in Colombia for a couple of years. I remember hearing the cumbia on the radio. I learned a lot from this video, thanks! You never get too old to learn!
Hilario Ruiz
Yo bryce harper why u sign with the Phillies??
Pedro Carillo-Trivino
when you live there like me and you here that music more that 5 times you go insane
Aka like north America, South america music and culture is basically african diapora culture appropriated by whites. The maracas, flutes and singing arent "native" or "european" but african aswell. The instrument combo is standard for any african cultural group. How surprising. Even what is clearly african they attempt to deafricanize and include others to avoid what is obvious. Exploitation and obsession of african culture🙄. How sway.
Princess Hephzibah
I love vox borders, learnt a lot these past days
Princess Hephzibah
The flute actually sounds exactly like the flute used during traditional events in all of south eastern part of NIGERIA
marika m
anyone else leave this video kinda swaying and bouncing a little? music just has such a power, I love it
Angie Vargas
I’m so proud to have Colombia in my blood
Jose Guillermo Gaytan Rupit
Yanik Kunitsin
That's called gallop rhythm. And no, they did not invented it. To my knowledge it was horses.
Of course the Colombians make the most popular Hispanic form of music
Mariajose -
Cumbia, the best colombian musica to the world
Indran Sathasivam
I love this really enjoyable
This show and ear worn are the only redeemable parts of Vox/Verge. Sorry to block you. Hope you and the decent people working there move to a decent company.
Norah Velasco
Colombian❤️❤️ mi Tierra Linda!
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How drug companies make you buy more Why Shakira loves this African 1 day ago   06:47

They make eye drops too big -- and make you pay for the waste.

This is our first installment in our collaboration with ProPublica. Check out the full piece at https://www.propublica.org/article/drug-companies-make-eyedrops-too-big-and-you-pay-for-the-waste for their in-depth reporting, and stay tuned for more stories in this collaboration!

Correction: At 2:17 the graph should read "Total US Spending" and not "US government spending."

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