Posts Tagged ‘politics’

From the “Post Pomo Nuyorican Homo”, a little something about the the whole Daddy Yankee endorsement of McCain.

Quedate Callao

Its good to see some attention being paid to the artists who do more than sing about sexo y culo. (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Why 69 would expect someone who chooses the name Daddy Yankee as an expression of his dominance to NOT be all about US politics, I dunno.

Reggaetonero SieteNueve has released a tiraera pa Daddy Yankee due to his endorsement of John McCain. The song called “Quedate Callao” asks how much money Daddy Yankee got to sell his people out and lead them into war over “gasolina.” The chorus say “Mejor quedate callao si vas a hablar por los otros” (roughly:“it’s better that you stay quiet if you’re going to speak for us”).

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Yea, I’s sure someone else said it first, but I couldn’t resist.
So Daddy Yankee “endorses” McCain? Interesting.

I respect the desire to attract a “diverse” group of people, and that he is targeting young latinos, well I guess maybe I can approve.
But Imma call BULLSHIT. What happened to family values? It all flies out the door when you want some votes, huh?

Hey, I love reggaeton. But cmon now people.

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Because, los Amigos De Obama decided that what we really really need is a Reggaeton campaign jingle.
I confess, one of the fun things about elections in Puerto Rico is the huge trucks with huge speakers blasting all sorts of catchy salsa and reggaeton. Who cares that its about the candidates, it sounds good and EVERYONE loves a good parade.

Anyway, enjoy.
Amigos de Obama

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