Dec
06

WNR Mixtape: Rap in El Salvador

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Image by El Faro

This week on War News Radio, we hear from El Wanaco, a young Salvadoran rapper, and mine music for new ways to understand El Salvador’s history of violence, outside influence, resistance, and survival. Take a listen.

Y aquí, la versión en español:

This is the third and last piece in our series of interviews with Central American migrants, all of which are available on our website in English and Spanish.

#1: By Force/A la fuerza
#2: Too Close/Cerquita

BONUS: Featured tracks
Gracias madresita – El Wanaco
Inmigrante – El Wanaco
El Emigrante – Los Tigres del Norte
Prepárame la cena – Calle 13
Que vayas con dios – Big Boy
There is Something in my Heart – Ghetto Brothers
Don´t Believe the Hype – Public Enemy
Fuck tha Police – N.W.A.
Instrumental con guitarra – Marvin Palacios
Mix Mega Loco – DJ Emerson, El Mago Melódico, System Music
5 de julio – Sin Rivales
Milonga del fusilado – Yolocamba Ita
Cielo gris – Pescozada
Cuánto cuesta – Reyes del Bajo Mundo
Reflexión – Gangster Fury

(No copyright infringement was intended!)

Photos for this post by El Wanaco and El Faro.

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