It’s not a simple determination to depart behind what you realize in pursuit of your passions. Bogotá natives, Bomba Estéreo, made that daring determination and by no means regarded again, forging their very own path within the music trade. Struggling to earn the respect of fellow Colombians, they relocated to the United States to make a reputation for themselves as a Latin group within the mainstream music scene. Through completely happy accidents, like a shock efficiency at Central Park’s Summer Stage, Li Saumet and Simón Mejía recount the moments of their profession that lead as much as their final success.
In our mini-documentary collection The Fighting Spirit, Modelo celebrates the tales of Latin artists like Bomba Estéreo who embody a continuing evolution, working relentlessly to develop as musicians. Now, having earned one Grammy and 7 Latin Grammy nominations, the band just isn’t letting up. “I feel the combating spirit is the engine,” says Simón Mejía, “particularly in artwork, like feeding you so you possibly can proceed.”
For Bomba Estéreo, music is greater than only a inventive act, but in addition an altruistic one. “Helping make the world a little bit higher, one can try this by artwork,” says Simón Mejía.