by Gustavo Arellano
Dear Mexican: Why does every Mexican rap/hip-hop track constantly contain the words, “No paramos,” “Nunca paramos,” or other statagement that is logically equivalente.g. “Siempre avanzaremos,” “No acabaremos de seguir,” etc.)? Can’t you people become more initial? I am talking about, think about it! It’s maybe not I hear repeated on every pinche track like you all speak a language that makes rhyming particularly difficult, and I’m sure at least one of these barrio-dwellers-turned-rap-star millonarios could find a diccionario de sinonimos and say something more inspired than what. If you don’t, do you want to please get one for them? You’re a author. You’ve surely got to get one, appropriate? —Dando los Punetazos a Mis Ninitos.
Dear Child-Abusing Gabacho: You’re criticizing the incorrect tradition. It’s hip-hop, perhaps not Mexican tradition, which includes made “No paramos” (“We don’t stop”) a cliche for the genre since “Rapper’s Delight.” Additionally the music that is same has historically provided lyrical pats in the straight straight back for the audience, whether black colored or brown or working-class, by preaching development, solidarity, pride, and activism. They’re leitmotifs, son, exactly like exactly just how all Ramones rip-offs shout “1-2-3-4!” or rock bands growl whether in Norwegian or Spanish: easy gestures that signify more than their literal meaning and connect them right into a tradition that is long. Individuals: simply because Mexicans do something does make it Mexican n’t! Continuer la lecture de Just How Do Mexicans Propose Marriage?