Maria Maria: Carlos Santana’s Best Hip-Hop, R&B Collabos
On Monday, July 20, the legendary guitarist Carlos Santana turned 68, sparking a nostalgic trip down memory lane and into his esteemed catalog of music.
The Mexican artist first stepped out on the scene in the late 60s with his Santana band and pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music. Soon after, Carlos became beloved for his melodic blues-based guitar lines set against Latin and African rhythms, which can be heard in crossover favorites like “Maria Maria”. Throughout his 50-year career, Santana has won 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards. Not to mention, the hearts of the people from around the globe.
In honor of his bornday, boogie your way through eight of Santana’s best Hip-Hop and R&B collaborations.