SieteNueve to Daddy Yankee: “Quedate Callao!”

Y’all might’ve caught wind of how Daddy Yankee took a real pendejo turn in endorsing John McCain for president. That was an annoying “WTF?!?” moment for me, but not terribly heartbreaking; sure, I’ve enjoyed breaking it down on the dancefloor to “Gasolina” and “Rompe,” but I never really looked to Daddy Yankee for political fulfillment or anything like that. So I’m not going to shed any tears over this, though I am probably gonna take his songs out of my house party wannabe iTunes DJ lineup and maybe replace him with some Calle 13 or something (check out “Querido FBI” and “Pal’ Norte” for some of their politics.)

Well, today my friend and fellow blogger Cyborg Yoryie clued me in to an awesome response to Daddy Yankee, this from Puerto Rican rapper SieteNueve. Not only is this an awesome response politically, but it’s also a hot track and serves as my introduction to another awesome politically conscious Puerto Rican hip hop artist. You can download the track for free at SieteNueve’s MySpace page.

ETA: “Quedate Callao!” translates to “Stay quiet!” or “Stay shut up!” Here I’d like to think it translates more forcefully to STFU…

10 Responses to “SieteNueve to Daddy Yankee: “Quedate Callao!””

  1. 1 Real

    Yo man, i got both sietenueves’s albums. i can give u some links to download them. I algo got alot of nice boricua hip hop music.

  2. 2 dublab

    If you like “Querido FBI” you should also try to find “Tributo a la Policia” which they put out after a Humacao police officer executed a civilian in the middle of the street in broad daylight.

  3. 3 Jack

    @Real Thanks man! Though really what I’d like is a way to buy those albums – gotta support these independent artists (as in actual artists, not “artists,” you know? You happen to know how I can buy them? Can’t seem to track that down…

    @dublab I got “Tributo a la Policia” already – but thanks for letting me know in case I didn’t! (Oh, and thanks for the link.)

  4. 4 dublab

    Yo Jack, you can buy Trabuco at DigStation. Not sure about El Pro-Greso…

  5. 5 ripley
  6. 6 Jack

    @Ripley – Oh yeah, I saw Fat Joe’s response a while back. That was pretty sweet, too. He makes many good points in his response, unlike Daddy Yankee, who sounded like he didn’t know what the hell he was talking about.

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