Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Leonor Gonzalez Mina


Leonor Gonzalez Mina (born April 15, 1934) is a prominent vocalist in the cumbia genre of Colombian music, affectionately referred to as La negra grande de Colombia. She has an amazing voice that runs the gamut between unwomanly lows and celestial highs, and is rightfully considered a national treasure by many Colombians.  Her songs include "Mi Buenaventura", "Navidad Negra", and "Yo Me Llamo Cumbia". She is considered one of the best Colombian singers of all time. "Yo Me Llamo Cumbia" is a very popular song. It is now sung by other singers. She is very famous and is very respected.
 

 
Violencia step - Flux pavillion & Leonor gonzales mina (mix) by ChangoRoots

 

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