Music from the Dominican Republic – Fulanito

Fulanito is a Merenhouse group from the Dominican Republic. They have received acclaim from being one of the first groups to combine Merengue and House music, selling around 2 million albums around the world.

Here is their song “Guayando”

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Music from the Dominican Republic – Johnny Ventura

Johnny Ventura, born in 1940, is a singer and merengue musician from Santo Domingo. Here’s his song “Dejalo Pa’ Enero”:

Music from Dominican Republic – Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra is considered a poet and musician of the people. He and his band 440 are much loved throughout the Latino world, and become partially responsible for revitalizing the tropical music that had been languishing during the late ’80s from overplay and lack of innovation. Here is their song “En El Cielo No Hay Hospital”