Say hello to the sun, sand, and water. The hip-hop artist Lyndon Laveaux gives us “Que Calor” to uplift the last days of summer mood with high doses of dancing beats.
Lyndon is always taking his music further, thanks to his passion and the support of other great artists and companions close to him. Learning the best from them and putting it into his work, he has created “Que Calor,” a song to celebrate life as if it was a hot party at the beach.
Your head and elbows start moving from the first seconds. That is when you know that this is a song to dance to and maybe have a drink with some friends while hearing the waves crash on the beach. It is full of sensuality and good vibes.
The song starts with a trumpet setting the pace, like announcing that you can’t stay still anymore, but the drums that come next with a Caribbean taste are the ones to make you move those hips. No wonder why he mentions Shakira in "Que Calor." The lyrics in Spanish are seductive and make it sound even hotter. Thus, I agree with you, Lyndon. “Que Calor!”
This is the song that you should play at a party when you want people to dance. Turn up the volume, play “Que Calor” and make everybody cheer while starting to move. It will heat up the mood until people have to dance to cool down.
Call some friends and go enjoy the sun and the beach, or bring them to you with music and celebrate life to the beat of “Que Calor,” available on all streaming platforms now.
Welcome back to BuzzMusic Lyndon Laveaux, and congratulations on your latest release, "Que Calor." Can you begin by telling our readers what was the dominant emotion when making "Que Calor?"
Love, to be honest, love for my culture, love for my people, I love people, I want the best for people, especially if you look like me. This song was an opportunity to celebrate all the beautiful individuals of the Caribbean!
How did your friends and companions influence the making process of "Que Calor?"
Growing up in Miami influenced this record. My city is a melting pot, a diaspora of Black Excellence, Afro-Latinos, and hustlers from all walks of life. This song was me wanting to unify the Caribbean, especially since I feel the next generation of Haitians and Dominicans, for example, are so aware of the ignorance of the past, we're separated by a fence to say we are not one, and the same is ridiculous, also sometimes I would see growing up Jamaicans beefing wit Trinidadians. I'm sitting there like you both are black!! So this record was about Caribbean Black Unity! The phenomenal work from The Track Burnaz elevated this record IMMENSELY!
What do you want people to feel when listening to your music?
In my music, I want to express my truth, for the sake of entertainment, at times hyperbolic, so with that, what I would want is that spark the light that's residing in you; all I'm doing like the great Saul Williams is giving the world a piece of me and hope they relate to it.
What's the message behind "Que Calor?"
This was for the Amara La Negras of the world who've had to explain what Afro Latina is or for the light skin Puerto Rican who's being "they're not really black" for the ones who grow up being shamed for the blackness so much, so they say things like "I'm not black I'm...", it's a reminder that slavery made a bus stop out of multiple islands in the West Indian and that we are more the same than colonialism will have us believe. Still, I also wanted this message to bounce. You can shake yo hips too. I mean, I am from the school of Michael Jackson, Prince, and Jay Z, and sometimes it's easier for all of us at times to take in medicine we can groove to.
What's next for you?
My second album will be dropping very soon; my first one, 'Earn The Title,' is available everywhere currently, as well as my collab project with my brother Young Tez Heroes & Villians; there will be more visuals dropped next year, Tez and I already got ideas in the vault, Swaggfia will not be taking our foot off the gas!