By Mariela Rosario | 02/15/2011 - 16:00
Yay! It's finally here. After much hype and controversy, the brand new video for Calle 13's single "Baile de los Pobres" is online.
Directed by Diego Luna the video tells the all-too-familiar tale of star-crossed lovers who are kept apart because the boy is poor and the girl is upper class, albeit with an interesting twist. Warning: The main character in the video spend the of the first few minutes totally desnudo! Check it out below.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/10/2011 - 13:45
Calle 13 teamed up with Diego Luna to film a video for their intense second single "Baile de los Pobres" off their latest album Entren los que quieren and we've got a 20-second sneak peek of the video for you!
By Mariela Rosario | 02/07/2011 - 12:00
Eduardo Cabra, better known as Visitante from famed Puerto Rican alternative group Calle 13 was married this past weekend to 25-year-old Cuban singer Diana Fuentes.
Cabra, 32, managed to keep his wedding on the hush-hush, though a few magazines picked up on rumors of the impending nuptials.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/21/2010 - 11:15
The Norteño band Los Tigres del Norte have been going strong for decades and have amassed millions of albums sales and fans over the years.
Among those fans are Juanes, Zack de la Rocha and Calle 13, who have all signed on to appear in Los Tigres Unplugged special for MTV. It makes sense that these politically inclined musicos love Los Tigres, long seen as "the voice of the people."
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 12:30
Calle 13's new album Entren Los Que Quieren drops November 23, but we have three songs from the album for your listening enjoyment.
Click below for a sneak peek for "Baile de los Pobres," "La Vuelta al Mundo," and "La Bala."
By Grace Bastidas | 11/04/2010 - 08:30
Puerto Rican duo Calle 13’s fourth studio album Entren Los Que Quieren drops on November 16th and the countdown is officially on. A mix of genres and sounds, the record tackles a range of topics, including personal freedom, cultural unity and conformity. Latina.com spoke to the usually quiet Eduardo José Martínez (aka Visitante) about the music and his controversial partner in crime. Here’s what he had to say:
What does “Entren Los Que Quieren” mean to you?
By Grace Bastidas | 09/22/2010 - 10:30
Calle 13 is misbehaving again. And no, vocalist René Perez isn’t picking on politicians or offending the Catholic church (at least not this time). Instead, the Puerto Rican rapper is inciting listeners to misbehave on “Vamo’ a Portarnos Mal,” the latest single from the duo’s upcoming fourth album, Calma Pueblo (out October 26; Sony Music Latin).
By Grace Bastidas | 08/30/2010 - 16:30
Diego Luna’s second feature, Abel—about a nine-year-old boy who becomes the man of the house—is currently making the rounds on the festival circuit. So what does a thespian of his caliber do in between screenings? He directs a Calle 13 video, of course.