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.
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.