Who Is Susana  Baca?

Urvi Mishra

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Susana Baca is an Afro-Peruvian musician, singer, and songwriter. 

Susana is renowned for her contributions to Afro-Peruvian music, a genre deeply rooted in the cultural heritage of Peru's African descendants. 

Susana was discovered by the iconic David Byrne and signed to the Luaka Bop label

Susana's music often incorporates elements of African rhythms, Spanish melodies, and indigenous influences, reflecting the rich cultural tapestry of Peru. 

Susana has played a significant role in preserving and promoting Afro-Peruvian music both nationally and internationally. 

Susana earned acclaim for her soulful vocals and captivating performances.

Susana’s latest album, 'Epifanias,' nominated for the best global music album at the Grammy Awards, reflects her enduring talent and spirit.

Susana  is currently grappling with health challenges.