Latin Music USA
"The Chicano Wave"
Mexican Americans in California, Texas and throughout the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music plays an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and propels them to the national stage. The final hour focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the 21st century and success by artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English language market. Meanwhile, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions. Part 3 and 4 of 4G