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Residente Teases New Video for 'Somos anormales'

Ruben Salgado Escudero

After splitting up from Calle 13 and spending two years traveling and recording around the world, Residente (real name Rene Pérez Joglar) formerly one half of Calle 13, is making his debut as a video director. This week, Perez is filming the video for “Somos anormales” (We are abnormal) the new single from his upcoming solo project. The track was recorded in Kyzyl, Russia, along with members of the Chirgilchin group, famous for their Tuvan “throat” singing. 

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The video, produced in collaboration with the Puerto Rican production company Zapatero Film and Deseif Productions in Spain, features actor John Leguizamo along with Spanish actors Leonor Watling, Oscar Jaenada and Juan Diego Botto. 

Ruben Salgado Escudero

Ruben Salgado Escudedo

Although Residente has often been involved in the creative process behind his videos, this is the first time he actually directed from start to finish.

Ruben Salgado Escudero