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Further Proof That Daddy Yankee Sucks
A few years ago I brought you all the news that no-talent reggaeton dipshit Daddy Yankee was supporting Republican corpse John McCain in the presidential...
| January 26, 2011
Brand new funk
Evan Hanson and Brendon Bjorness-Murano, better known as lyricist 90Sevan and beatminer/composer Low B, teamed up just seven months ago to form Broken Ground.
Broken Ground launch their Sneak Attack
| November 27, 2009
The doctor is in
Saturday night in late January and the Channel Center in Southie is having a gathering. Dr. Claw and Miss Thang, "State of Emergency Promo Mix" (mp3) DPP, "Amative Entanglement" (mp3)
Claw’s Boston takeover, DPP’s fractal affinity
| February 13, 2007
Since riding a crunked-up reggae riddim to popular acclaim with the 2004 single “Culo,” Miami rapper Pitbull has been angling for club dominance.
Pitbull takes the boat to the bank
| January 17, 2007
Top 20 of 2006
Unsexy men, terrible lyrics, season finales, SuicideGirls, sex, MySpace, and sneakers. The stories you clicked on most in '06.
ThePhoenix.com's 20 most popular stories of the year
| December 29, 2006
Mellow Man Ace, who had the first hit Latin hip-hop single in 1989 (“Mentirosa”), and Sen Dog, of the seminal group Cypress Hill, are actual brothers.
Ghetto Therapy | Lightyears
| December 04, 2006
Moving in stereo
Boston is home to too few public art spaces, and precious few get any national attention. DJ Rugged One, "Interlude" (mp3 via MySpace)
Music-video gurus Lumen Eclipse, plus hip-hop news
| November 20, 2006
Dear iPod listener
I can hear you all the way over here.
A few things for the next five years
| October 30, 2006
Tego Calderón’s debut album, 2003’s El abayarde , caught the ears of both the reggaetón street and the critical elite. The rise of reggaeton: From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond. By Wayne Marshall
Tego Calderón hits a reggaetón peak
| October 20, 2006
On the racks: August 29, 2006
. . . plus Method Man, Motorhead, and Pete Yorn
Tego Calderon, Bob Dylan, Ray LaMontagne . . .
| August 30, 2006
When in 2002 Francisco "Luny" Saldana and Victor “Tunes” Cabrera left their jobs at a Harvard University cafeteria to make music full-time as Luny Tunes, the word “reggaetón” meant nothing to most English speakers. Listen to five Luny Tunes classics
The rise and triumph of Luny Tunes
SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON
| July 25, 2006
Indie rock en Español
If Shakira singing with Mana in a reggaeton remix is your idea of the Latin-American music scene, check out the nomad Clandestino party ? this Friday at All Asia in Cambridge ? and listen carefully.
The Clandestino rock in Spanish party
| July 12, 2006
In recent years, our random cultural generator has produced a new breed of DJ, blog-fueled crews who brazenly mix R&B with post-rock and reggaeton with pop punk as they host parties in cities from Seattle to Atlanta and cultivate their audience on-li
The secret success of Certified Bananas
| May 15, 2006
Tortas out the trunk
The video for Chingo Bling’s “Walk like Cleto” opens in a dank basement full of scantily dressed chicas wrapping packages in butcher paper, drug-cartel style.
Chingo Bling, ‘Tamale Kingpin’
| May 02, 2006
"Special Guest DJ.” Too often, the term is a misnomer.
Alan Manzi in the club, plus DJ Hectik’s reggaeton revolution
| March 20, 2006
It used to be, come the first week of the month, you could count on a new Certified Bananas MP3 mixtape showing up on-line, clocking hits of the day (reggaeton, rap, dancehall) alongside the Providence DJ duo’s inimitable blends and remixes.
Certified Bananas and Disorganised Crew at Enormous Room
| February 21, 2006
Catch up: Baile & Sebastian, reggaeton, Unreggaeton, and more
1. A belated welcome to the new-look OTD. In case we didn't mention it before, that sweet logo is by...
| January 22, 2006
The rise of reggaeton
That beat you’ve been hearing — the steady boom-ch-boom-chick rattling the trunks of passing cars and moving masses in the club — isn’t just another fleeting hip-hop trend.
From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond
| January 19, 2006
Essential releases by Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderon, Ivy Queen, and more.
| January 18, 2006
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