Label: Sunbird - 063-8052-317-4 • Series: The Millenium Collection • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Uruguay • Genre: Latin, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Afro-Cuban
She has been a key figure in the revival of Afro-Peruvian music. In Julyshe was named Peru's Minister of Culture in the Ollanta Humala government,  becoming the second Afro-Peruvian cabinet minister in the history of independent Peru. Baca grew up in a coastal fishing village Chorrillosa district of the Lima Province of Peru, and part of greater Lima.
Her debut album for Luaka Bop, produced by Greg Landaubrought her to the attention of World Music audiences worldwide. According to several important critics Baca is more than just an Afro-Peruvian diva. Since then, she has released a number of very popular albums, most on Refugees - Blackwood - Friday Night Bop, and all of incredibly high quality.
Timothy G. While Deanne Sole, also from PopMatterssays of Baca's album Seis Poemas Six Poems : "After watching Peruvian singer Susana Baca perform on an open stage in burning heat with malfunctioning equipment, one can't help but respect Baca not only as a voice but as a performer, as a person [ Baca founded the Instituto Negrocontinuo Black Panalivio / Zancudito - Susana Baca - Lo Mejor De Susana Baca Institute in her seafront home in Chorrillosto foster the collection, preservation and creation of Afro-Peruvian culture, music and dance.
On 28 July she was sworn in, becoming the second Afro-Peruvian cabinet minister in the history of independent Peru. She resigned due to a cabinet reshuffle on 11 December From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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