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Musica negra is a type of Latin American music initially developed by black slaves in South America, in particular Peru, where it is known as musica criolla. Musica negra's influences are largely West African music and Spanish music. Notable artists and groups include Lucila Campos, Pepe Vasquez, Susana Baca and Peru Negro. One of the more famous songs in the genre is Peru's "Toro Mata."
Music of Peru
Peru Profundo Dance Company - folkloric dance company in Chicago that performs Afro-Peruvian and Andean dances.
Peruvian Dance Company - San Francisco Bay Area's most prominent peruvian dance troupe (Dancers Group).
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