Folk-fusion artist Lila Downs knows a thing or two about loving where you’re from. Shes devoted her decades-long music career to celebrating her Mexican roots — from the beauty of Oaxaca to lifting up indigenous populations to creating protest soundscapes. Her latest album, Al Chile , examines heritage and home with a culinary twist. From Rolling Stone : [T]he Grammy-winning artist is no stranger to raising hell and consciousness through the power of song. Since releasing her 2001 fusion-folk opus, Border/La Linea , Downs has aimed to shatter xenophobia through wicked wordplay, while building solidarity with migrants everywhere. With Al Chile , she continues to dignify the lives of marginalized communities, and honor their traditions via...
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Mexican Folk-Fusion Artist Lila Downs On The Soundscape Of Home