Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Calle 13 does Mexican public support despite the popularity of traditional music

San Juan, March 29 (EFE) .- The Puerto Rican band Calle 13 has gotten the most public support in Mexico, despite the difficulty of competing with the traditional music of that country. The singer of the group, resident, told Efe that although Mexicans "always" have supported, support is now more on topics devoted to immigrants as "Pal 'Norte" with the Cuban Orishas and "No One Like You "performed with Café Tacvba." Entering the music market in Mexico is quite difficult, not only for urban artists, but for the rest of the genera recognized Rene Perez, known as Resident.

The interpreter also hits like "Dare-te-te", "Kiss breakfast" and "Latin America" emphasized that the band has "a great time at the international level for the amount of people who attend his presentations in different countries . In Mexico, recently, the group had presentations in the cities of San Luis Potosi, Tajin, Merida, Guadalajara, and Yucatan.

Resident, who is in Puerto Rico with his brothers and Ileana Cabra Visiting the death of a family member, will continue his tour this week in Peru. In the Andean country, hopes to meet with the singer Susana Baca, one of the guests to interpret the theme "Latin America", the latest album "Enter the they want." The Puerto Rican group will continue its tour of Colombia, where he will visit the cities of Cali and Bogota, and will go to Venezuela, where the band is expected from May 1.

In the summer, twelve-time Grammy winners, will be a month in Europe and will be 4 shows in Spain. Resident noted that maintaining contact with his followers to walk the streets of cities to visit and not stay in hotels, has helped a lot in his career. In Mexico City, Calle 13 made an autograph session attended by about 1,000 people and girls took off their shirts for Resident and his brother, Eduardo Cabra producer, Visitante, they sign their breasts.

The singer has been impressed by the number of people who have tattooed messages, lyrics, your name and pictures of different designs of the group, including a bomb with the insignia "C13." The drawing of the band that created the Puerto Rican artist Alexis Bousquet, better known as Clandestino 787, is also used by followers as a tattoo.

Resident said she is excited and impressed by the tattoos, but they are not encouraged to do even though he has several, including his mother's face in his left arm. "That's part of his life, apart from a disk or fashion. Transcends the radio and record companies, "he said. Bousquet, meanwhile, said he was impressed that people do that kind of tattoos because the concept out of a computer to an arm and there will be permanent.

"I like it because it reminds me of the hours it took to do so," he concluded. By: Jorge J. Muñiz Ortiz

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