Support
provided by:
close
 

Calle 13 archive

Rene Perez Joglar, aka Residente, fronts Puerto Rican Group Calle 13.

Watch Puerto Rican Rap Duo Calle 13 Goes 'Multi Viral'

December 13, 2013 – The Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 present the video for the politically charged song "Multi Viral".

Calle 13 singer Rene Perez

Listen Guest DJ: Calle 13

November 21, 2012 – The duo talk about their musical inspirations and the day they spent in a mental institution.

ListenPlaylist

Puertorican rap duo Calle 13

Read New Calle 13 Video 'Muerte En Hawaii' Pushes The Limit

July 12, 2011 – Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 pushes the envelope in the new video "Muerte En Hawaii."

Facundo Cabral at a press appearance in Costa Rica in 2007.

Watch Argentine Music Icon Facundo Cabrall Killed

July 9, 2011 – The folk singer and former UNESCO peace messenger was gunned down this morning.

Best Latin Alternative Music Of 2010

Read Top 10 Latin Alternative Albums Of 2010

December 1, 2010 – It was a year of great new musical releases from around the Latin world. Here are our 10 favorites.

Calle 13

Read First Listen: Calle 13, 'Entren Los Que Quieran'

November 19, 2010 – Calle 13's new album Entren Los Que Quieran is more political than any of its previous albums.

People celebrate in Copiapo after the st

Watch News: Chile's Miracle, AMA Nominations And Strong Words From Calle 13

October 13, 2010 – Musicians send messages to the miners while Calle 13 puts the Puerto Rican government on blast.

Puerto Rican singer Rene Perez (L) aka

Read Oh, Behave! Or Don't: Calle 13's New Single Encourages Fans To Be Naughty

September 21, 2010 – The Puerto Rican rap duo gives listeners a merengue-infused taste of its upcoming album.

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 1

Read That's Great, But Can You Please Stop Joking About Your Own Death?

August 13, 2010 – Our favorite reguetón artist is out of the hospital and loving his new album.

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 - Day 1

Read Calle 13 Frontman Hospitalized Twice This Week

August 12, 2010 РRen̩ Perez was admitted to Hospital University of Miami for a severe allergic reaction

Mala Rodriguez

Listen Alt.Latino's Songs Of Lust And, Well, More Lust

August 11, 2010 – For this week's show, Alt.Latino compiles a mixtape for those with mischievous intentions.

ListenPlaylist

Listen Calle 13 Invites Fans To Embrace The Ugly

August 1, 2009 – The hip-hop duo Calle 13 uses its music to talk honestly about the lives of people in Puerto Rico.

ListenPlaylist

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor