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.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/19/2010 - 17:00
In her new film La Soga, Denise Quiñones plays the childhood sweetheart of a government assassin in the Dominican Republic (played by writer/actor Manny Perez). We talked to the former Miss Universe at the movie’s New York premiere last week and she told us about the latest projects and her love of bad boys.
What drew you to this project?
By Grace Bastidas | 07/20/2010 - 18:00
Boricua duo Calle 13 is putting the finishing touches on their upcoming fourth album, Detonacion C 13, which is expected to drop like a bomb in October.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2010 - 17:00
Shakira and Rene Perez of Puerto Rican alternative group Calle 13 teamed up over the weekend to give the huge crowd gathered for the Glastonbury music festival a special treat. The two stars came together to perform their song "Gordita" at Europe's largest musical event and we've got it on video!
Check out the performance below:
By Grace Bastidas | 06/07/2010 - 09:25
Los Tigres del Norte, Juanes, Calle 13, Café Tacuba, Cypress Hill and Ozomatli are just some of the growing number of Latino musicians boycotting Arizona in protest of the state’s controversial immigration law (SB 1070). The new law goes into effect on July 31st of this year and requires police officers to stop anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2010 - 17:00
Calle 13 gave a free concert in Cuba yesterday that attracted tens of thousands of fans from all over the island to the Jose Marti Anti-Imperialist Plaza in the capital city of Havana. Assuring the fans that he was there to talk about “sex, religion and politics,” the provocative leader of the band, Residente (aka René Pérez) went on to speak out against US policy towards the island nation.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/06/2009 - 09:37
The stars came out last night to celebrate the Latin Grammy Awards in Sin City, and the show was an interesting combination of circus freakery, casino gaudiness and Latin love.
The two highlight performances of the evening had to be Calle 13's rousing performance with Rubén Blades of their socially conscious hit, "La Perla," and Alejandro Sanz’s duet with Alicia Keys for their single, "Looking for Paradise."
In case you missed it, here are videos of their performances. Whose do you like best?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2009 - 22:10
Calle 13 swept all five categories they were nominated for at the Latin Grammy Awards, taking home honors for best Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Urban Music Album, Alternative Song and Short Form Music Video. But judging by the chilly reception of the crowd when they picked up the award for Best Record of the Year, it doesn't seem like they'll be getting much dap from their peers.