La India is a legendary Salsa singer from Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico who grew up in the South Bronx.
Her musical journey started with Puerto Rican DJs Louie Vega, and John “Jellybean” Benitez where she doing Freestyle.
Eddie Palmieri pulled her into Salsa. “Llego La India via Eddie Palmieri” (The India has Arrived via Eddie Palmieri) which is a classic Salsa album.
Later she worked with Marc Anthony and even Celia Cruz who named her “The Princess of Salsa.”
She has had ups and downs, but keeps coming back up with more amazing music. Birds just fly.
La India in New York City
She plays a free SummerStage concert at St. Mary’s Park in The South Bronx on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 6-9pm.
La India plays La Salsa Vive 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8 pm. $55 – $295