Linda Viera Caballero
Profile of the performer India:
India –better known as [a=La India] in the latin music industry– was born 9 March 1970 as Linda Viera Caballero in Río Piedras, Puerto Rica, but raised in the Bronx, New York City, USA.
Worked as backing vocalist on latin-freestyle artists [a=TKA]'s track "[r=98844]" (1986), even featuring on its back cover, when she was 14. Then under the tutelage of producer [a=John "Jellybean" Benitez] on a couple of tracks including her track "[r=264534]" (1988) (with co-producer [a=Louie Vega] who she had been introduced to in her mid-teens, and would later go on to marry in 1990, though divorce in 1996).
Signing briefly for [l=Reprise Records], who supposedly planned on making her the Latin version of [a=Madonna] –Jellybean's other main find earlier in his career– where both Jellybean and Louie Vega produced her album "[r=1458694]" (1990).
However, it wasn't until her major involvment in the music business working with [a=Louie Vega] and [a=Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez] on various projects mainly in the mid-1990's whilst in her twenties, for which she achieved great success. The three tracks of note during this time were as [a=Masters At Work] with "[r=18862]" (1993), and "[r=1218441]" (1997), along with their [a=Nuyorican Soul] project track "[r=42801]" (1997).
Alongside work on latin-house music into the early 2000's, she also became more involved in the more purist latin arena around the late 1990's, and infact on these projects the name La India was generally used.
Whilst moving her career and concentratation into latin music, she built quite a reputation as 'The Princess Of Salsa' garnering three Grammy Award and two Latin Grammy Award nominations. She has collaborated with her godmother [a=Celia Cruz], and many other artists like [a=Marc Anthony], [a=Gloria Estefan] and even [a=Tito Puente], releasing several albums of her own.
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|#||Release cover||Release title||Tracks amount||Download release in mp3?||Official release date||Label of release|
|1||To Be In Love (1999 Remixes)||4||mp3||1999-00-00||MAW Records|
|2||To Be In Love||4||mp3||1999-07-26||Defected|
|3||Lean On Me / To Be In Love||2||mp3||2001-00-00||MAW Records|
|4||To Be In Love||3||mp3||1999-07-19||Defected|
|5||The Lover Who Rocks You (All Night)||5||mp3||1990-00-00|
|6||I Can't Get No Sleep||7||mp3||1993-00-00||Cutting Records|
|7||To Be In Love||4||mp3||1997-00-00||MAW Records|
|8||The Tribal EP||6||mp3||1994-02-23||Strictly Rhythm|
|10||I Love The Nightlife (Disco Round)||7||mp3||1998|
|11||I Can't Get No Sleep ('95)||4||mp3||1995||Cutting Records|
|12||I Can't Get No Sleep||5||mp3||1993||UMM|
|14||Breaking Night||12||mp3||1990||Reprise Records|
|15||When You Touch Me||4||mp3||1993||Cutting Records|
|16||To Be In Love||3||mp3||1999-07-19||Defected|
|17||I Can't Get No Sleep '95||4||mp3||1995|
|18||Love & Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochun)||3||mp3||1994||Strictly Rhythm|
|19||Oye Como Va||6||mp3||1995|
|20||Llegó La India||10||mp3||1993||Acid Jazz|
|22||Backfired (Joey Negro Club & Dubfired Mixes)||2||mp3||2002||suSU|
|23||When You Touch Me||4||mp3||1993||Cutting Records|
|24||You Should Be Loving Me||4||mp3||1990||Reprise Records|
|26||I Can't Get No Sleep / All That||4||mp3||1993||Cutting Records|
|27||I Can't Get No Sleep (Jay-J Remix)||3||mp3||2002||Not On Label|
|28||La India Con Lavoe / To Be In Love||2||mp3||1997||India|
|29||To Be In Love||3||mp3||1999-07-19||Defected|
|30||I Can't Get No Sleep '95||7||mp3||1995|
|31||I Can't Get No Sleep||8||mp3||1996||AM:PM|
|32||Love And Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochun)||3||mp3||1994||Cooltempo|
|33||Llegó La India... Via Eddie Palmieri||10||mp3||1992||Soho Sounds|
|34||Love And Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochun)||5||mp3||1994||Cooltempo|
|35||Love And Happiness||2||mp3||1994||Cooltempo|
|36||Love & Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochún) - The Tribal EP||8||mp3||1994-04-18||Strictly Rhythm|
|38||Right From The Start||6||mp3||1989||Reprise Records|
|40||Oye Como Va||4||mp3||1996||MCA Records|