Arts & Culture

‘The Boogaloo Never Died:’ How The Quintessential Music of 1960s New York Is Making A Comeback

Upbeat boogaloo and the more diverse, romantic Latin soul were revolutionary, socially conscious, and dancefloor-ready. The music absolutely took over the northern boroughs’ youth culture, which was often plagued by gangs, poverty, and racism that were the prelude to New York City’s near bankruptcy in 1975.