The bongo drums are a percussion instrument that were invented in Cuba in the 19th Century and have become well known worldwide for their African design with a Latin influence. Here are 5 banging facts about the bongos that you should know.
In 2010 the Colombian Army faced a pretty serious hostage crisis. Several groups of kidnapped soldiers were held hostage by armed guerrilla fighters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces. In order to inspire the spirits of the hostages, the government had to get a message to them... but how?
Of all the art installations in the world, this one takes the cake! In the middle of the Namib desert, there is a speaker system set up playing "Africa" by Toto on repeat forever! If you want to find it, good luck because the location is undisclosed...
Known for his feel-good soft rock and acoustic music, Jack Johnson is the perfect option for a relaxing summer day, or a long drive down the coast. Jack Johnson does more than just make the perfect beach music though. Check out these top 30 facts about this multi-talented musician!
The triangle percussion instrument is probably one of the least thought about instruments in terms of training involved and coolness levels. After all, who can't play the triangle? However, these simple little instruments have a more interesting background than you would think!
Queen is no doubt one of the most iconic rock bands in history. With numerous hits on a global scale, and now a movie out about the bands legacy, they have left an impact even after years of being around. Check out these impressive facts about the world's favorite band!
Led Zeppelin is often regarded as one of the greatest bands in music history, however not always honest about where they got their lyrics from. Here is a list of 10 times Led Zeppelin lifted, borrowed, or stole outright from other musical acts.
Kero Kero Bonito (also known as KKB) are a British three-piece band made up of vocalist Sarah Midori Perry and producers Gus Lobban & Jamie Bulled. They’re an Indie Pop and Electropop band who use a delightfully crazy mix of snyth, English and Japanese lyrics. Check out the facts!
Ludwig van Beethoven is arguably one of the most influential classical music composers of all time. This German composer made his mark in the transitional period between the Classical & Romantic eras in classical music. Check out these 42 facts about Beethoven that you probably never knew!
With a massive following on a global scale, if you haven’t heard of this prominent K-Pop group by now, you should start getting used to seeing them everywhere! Here are 50 awesome facts about BTS that everyone should know.
Today there are many stars who have no musical talent but still manage to become superstars just due to their hype & social media. But that's just not the case for Charlie Puth; with an incredible voice, he’s taken the world by storm. Here are 50 fun facts!
Fifth Harmony is one of those rare musical acts that came together like a fairy tale. The girlband started on The X-Factor USA in 2012, and have continued to rise to the top of the charts ever since. Here are 50 fun facts about Fifth Harmony.