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Latinos in London Magazine  on 2017-05-12


Residente : Somos Anormales

Residente (René Pérez Joglar) is a rapper, singer, writer, producer, film director, and, with his stepbrother Visitante (Eduardo José Cabra Martínez) co-founder of the award-winning rap group Calle 13. They have won 24 Latin Grammys, the most awarded to a single group in Latin music history. Residente possesses a Fine Arts degree and is known for his social and humanitarian work on behalf of UNICEF and Amnesty International.

Residente is the debut solo album from Puerto Rican singer of same name, released on March 31, 2017, during the temporary break up of his main band Calle 13.

Following a DNA test which revealed that he descends from people of multiple parts of the world, Residente felt inspired to visit those locations and record with local musicians. The trips resulted in a 13-track album, two of which ("Somos Anormales" and "Desencuentro") were released as singles and received promotional videos.

A documentary and book (both homonymous to the album) were also prepared based on his journey. A world tour will follow the album's release with shows in France, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Argentine, Chile, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Somos Anormales (Official Video, Explicit) by Residente on VEVO.

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