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The Anniversary

Supernatural Turns 20

"Man, it's a hot one."
Phil Freeman | June 14, 2019 - 9:31 am

Interview

Carlos Santana Reflects On 50 Years Of Making Music And His New Africa Speaks

Carlos Santana has a lot to celebrate in 2019. It's the 50th anniversary of his band's self-titled debut album, which was released on August 30,…
Phil Freeman | June 3, 2019 - 2:11 pm

Sounding Board

“All Star,” “Smooth,” “Mambo No. 5,” And Why 1999 Hits Are So Memeable

When Charli XCX and Troye Sivan dropped their collaborative single "1999" last fall, I didn't think much of it. (Initially, anyway.) Coming off of an…
Larry Fitzmaurice | May 3, 2019 - 11:40 am

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Interview

Carlos Santana Reflects On 50 Years Of Making Music And His New Africa Speaks

Carlos Santana has a lot to celebrate in 2019. It's the 50th anniversary of his band's self-titled debut album, which was released on August 30,…
Phil Freeman | June 3, 2019 - 2:11 pm

DJ Khaled & Rihanna’s “Wild Thoughts” Samples Santana

"Wild Thoughts," a song from DJ Khaled's upcoming album Grateful that features Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, appears to sample Santana and the Product G&B's 1999…
Peter Helman | June 7, 2017 - 6:52 pm

St. Louis Band Will Cover “Smooth” 10 Times Friday In Tribute To Santana And Rob Thomas

In recent years, many of the corniest inescapable late-'90s hits to emerge from the carcass of alternative rock have taken on meme status among the…
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2017 - 10:08 am

Man, It’s A Hot One: Carlos Santana Apologizes For Beyoncé Burn

Carlos Santana was not so smooth while discussing this year's Grammy results during an interview to promote some upcoming tour dates Down Under. Speaking with…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2017 - 9:56 am

Watch Olympic Dressage Horse Dance To Santana & Rob Thomas’ “Smooth”

There are three parts to Olympic equestrian competitions: equestrian jumping, equestrian eventing, and equestrian dressage. Dressage is called the "highest expression of horse training," and…
Grace Birnstengel | August 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Drake’s Views Earns 12th Week At #1, Tying Santana’s Supernatural Featuring The Grammy-Winning “Smooth” With Rob Thomas

After briefly being dethroned by Blink-182, Drake's snoozefest Views reclaimed the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart a couple of weeks ago, and it's…
Peter Helman | July 31, 2016 - 5:32 pm

Latin Pop Stars Join For Anti-Trump Anthem “We’re All Mexican”

Donald Trump has been leading the pack of Republican presidential candidates almost since he announced that he was running. And when he made that announcement,…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Santana (Feat. Miguel) – “Indy”

Remember Supernatural, the smash hit 1999 album on which Santana recruited modern pop stars including Rob Thomas, Dave Matthews, and not one but two Fugees…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2014 - 5:44 pm

Watch Carlos Santana Reunite With Homeless Ex-Bandmate On San Francisco Local News

Marcus Malone was a percussionist in the original Santana Blue Band in the late '60s, but he parted ways with the band in 1969 because…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2013 - 8:54 am

Santana’s Maria Maria Will Have The Best Burritos

Carlos Santana is set to try his hand at a new sort of salsa. Via Forbes:The newest addition to the roster of celebrity-inspired restaurants, Carlos…
Stereogum | February 16, 2007 - 10:08 am