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Lila Downs

Lila Downs Reveals Her Influences

Arizona Daily Star | Ernesto Portillo, Jr. | Posted 04.11.2013 | Latino Voices

It's been quite a year for Mexican folk singer Lila Downs. She earned a Grammy in February, she released a new recording and she honored her father's ...

Lila Downs On Finding Community In College

Minnesota Daily | Meghan Holden | Posted 03.11.2013 | Latino Voices

For Lila Downs, being a Latina at the University of Minnesota wasn’t easy. The recent Grammy winner and 1992 University alumna said her experienc...

Music That Redefines "Mexican-American"

Marty Lipp | Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

While music styles from the U.S. and Mexico have flirted, rubbed up and exchanged some, uh, seminal elements across their shared border, few artists have the unique perspective of Lila Downs, who was raised amid the heartlands of both countries.

Freedom From Frida: an Interview With Singer Lila Downs

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

With the release of her newest CD, Shake Away, the 40-year-old songstress Lila Downs has let her hair down, pulled her hemlines up, and is making a case for Mexicans 2.0.