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Jessica Medina blends merengue & samba in her new single "Locura"
Recorded in the Dominican Republic, Locura was penned by the award winning composer Alex Cuba, musical arrangements and production by Janina Rosado (Juan Luis Guerra).
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Jessica Medina once again demonstrates her passion for fusions, this time bringing together the rhythms of Merengue, electronic synths with Samba in her new single "Locura"
Locura is part of her upcoming EP entitled "Rosa", which will be released this April. In this EP she dives deeper into her Dominican and Puertorican roots as well as different types of love from a woman's perspective. "Rosa" is a project which includes women in all aspects, such as compositions, musicians, visual arts, musical arrangements and production.
The genre of Merengue is recently having a resurgence and Jessica Medina has decided to celebrate this day of Love with this romantic merengue.
"Locura" depicts an empowered woman with passion, sensuality and joy. This track will make us all dance and celebrate love.
"Locura" translates as craziness, it captures that period of infatuation we all know. "Let's start the year dancing merengue and being crazy in love"
Locura was composed by the award winning composer Alex Cuba, Musical arrangements and production by Janina Rosado (Juan Luis Guerra). It was recorded in Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.
About Jessica Medina:
Born in New York to a Dominican mother and Puerto Rican father, whose voices were the soundtrack of her formative years, she absorbed a lifetime of musical roots. She studied jazz and rights at Hunter College in New York City, influenced from a very young age by merengue, and especially by that of the 80's. By having the musical wealth of two cultures, this proposal is a mixture of both.
Jessica Medina broke barriers with her previous single "Back to Black" In this emblematic song by Amy Winehouse, approached from a completely new style.
Jessica Medina has been pointed out by highly relevant media such as NPR, as "A new artist that you cannot stop listening to", and this new proposal confirms it. Constantly taking risks, breaking the barriers that the music industry imposes on language, offering bilingual lyrics and attracting the new generation called "Latinx" which refers to Latinos raised in the United States.
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