1. Arista is a young UK Hip Hop Artist hailing from Birmingham 2. There is another Arista. A Columbian singer who sings great vintage Cuban son montunos and guajiras. "Asi Es La Vida" Here is an unexpected gem: An album of endearing, rootsy, son montunos in the classic Cuban style -- as interpreted by Colombian vocalist Arista, who, despite the geography, clearly has a Cuban soul with a fine patina.