Café Tacvba, Zoe, Molotov, Enjambre, Kinky, Ozomatli, Compass, Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah, Porter, and Nortec Collective Feat. Hiperboreal are among over forty acts scheduled to appear July10-12 at Chicago’s Addams Park.
Rob Garza’s artisanal mezcal brand Papadiablo is produced in the countryside in Oaxaca, Mexico. Garza, best known as one half of Thievery Corporation, is a frequent visitor to the area, where a mezcal maestro called Don Beto distils small batches of the infamous liquor made from agave over a wood fire.
Like the protagonist of their current single “Hombre Sencillo” (Simple Man), the members of Mexico’s Banda Tierra Sagrada have become known for songs that express both their simple roots and their love of the ladies and luxury goods.
As ESPN unveils a promo campaign featuring the Calle 13 frontman and the song “Respire el Momento,” Residente reveals his current training routine and and his childhood dream to make the major leagues.
“Respira el Momento” (“Breathe the Moment”) is a track from the Grammy-winning 2014 album Multi_Viral, but it seems tailor-made for the international sporting event. “It’s a song about life and about seizing the moment and the momentum to achieve something,” Pérez told Billboard in an exclusive interview. “It seemed like the perfect song for the games.”