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DEBORAH AMOS, host:

We end our show today on a musical note. While the Republican National Convention got off to a somber start because of Hurricane Gustav, that didn't mean all of the parties were canceled. On Monday night, fans and delegates rock together at the Fiesta Americana Concert, which donated proceeds to the Red Cross Relief Fund. The night, which drew a crowd of 800, featured a performance by Puerto Rican hip hop star Daddy Yankee. He's an unlikely supporter of Senator John McCain. His fans consider Daddy Yankee a maverick, which may explain his backing of McCain. Still, that didn't stop a Puerto Rican rapper Fat Joe from calling Daddy Yankee a sellout. Despite the controversy, here's a sample of Daddy Yankee's hit song, "Gasolina."

Mr. DADDY YANKEE: (Singing) A ella le gusta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) Como le encanta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) A ella le gusta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) Como le encanta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) Ella prende las turbines. No discrimina. No se pierde ni un party de marquesina. Se asicala hasta pa' la esquina. Luce tan bien que hasta la sombra le combina. Asesina, me domina. Janguea en carros, motoras y limosinas. Llena su tanque de adrenalina. Cuando escucha reggaeton en las bocinas. A ella le gusta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) Como le encanta la gasolina.

AMOS: That's our program for today. I'm Deborah Amos and this is Tell Me More from NPR News. Let's talk more tomorrow.

Mr. DADDY YANKEE: (Singing) (Da me mas gasolina!) Como le encanta la gasoline. (Da me mas gasolina!) Aqui nosotros somos los mejores, no te me ajores. En la pista nos llaman "Los Matadores." Tu haces que cualquiera se enamore. Cuando bailas al ritmo de los tambores. Esto va pa' las gatas de to's colores. Pa' las mayores, pa' las menores. Pa' las que son mas zorras que los cazadores. Pa' las mujeres que no apagan sus motores. Tenemos tu y yo algo pendiente. Tu me debes algo y lo sabes. Conmigo ella se pierde. No le rinde cuentas a nadie. Tenemos tu y yo algo pendiente Tu me debes algo y lo sabes. Conmigo ella se pierde. No le rinde cuentas a nadie. Zumbale mambo pa' que mis gatas prendan los motores. Zumbale mambo pa' que mis gatas prendan los motores. Zumbale mambo pa' que mis gatas prendan los motores. Que se preparen que lo que viene es pa' que le den. (Duro!) Mami, ya yo se que tu no te me vas a quitar.

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