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Champeta is a genre of music from Colombia with several variant styles. It combines urban sounds and Central and West Africa and Latin beats. Its origin is the city of Cartagena. The music has been influenced by soukous, compas and ragga and is often categorized as Tropical.
Fans of Champeta are coloquioly referred to as "Champetudos" which can be used as a derogetory term in some circumstances. Likewise, Champeta is often called "Champa".
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