Cumbia is the sort of energetic traditional Colombian music you hear from every street corner. Similar to salsa but it has a longer pause between the first three and the last three beats, giving it a slower feel and isn't generally as showy a dance as salsa. Cumbia was born in Colombia's Caribbean coastal region, from the musical and cultural fusion of Native Colombians, slaves brought from Africa and ultimately mixed with the Spanish influences during colonial times. Here's another very popular cumbia tune.

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