the rapper Al2 The Villager premiered “Sin los talones”, another song dedicated to the freedom of Cuba in the midst of the new wave of protests and repression that was unleashed after the widespread blackout after the passage of Hurricane Ian.
“If people are on the street, my music too,” said the former member of Los Aldeanos.
The song premiered on the rapper’s YouTube channel this Thursday, accompanied by a video clip loaded with symbolism and messages of struggle and freedom for Cuba.
The video begins with Al2 rocking on his well-known “Burubú swing” at his home in Tampa, and the artist Yordi “El Joker”, also a regular in Aldeano’s videos, with his cry “Nemea”, which he himself has described as “a war cry”.
Images of Mariana Grajales, José Martí, Antonio Maceo and other heroes of the struggle for independence crying blood are also shown.
In the song, Al2 refers to the great crisis that Cuba is experiencing, with “sties” such as hospitals, hunger, misery, repression, thousands of Cubans crossing borders and throwing themselves into the sea, children dying of dengue fever and prisons full of people. for thinking differently.
“Every day people die in the name of your ideals,” Al2 raps against the regime, while asking Cubans to unite and fight for their own freedom.
At the end of September, Al2 El Aldeano put more than 30 thousand people in Bogotá to shout “Díaz-Canel, singao” during the Cordillera Festival in the Colombian capital and asked young people “for whatever they want, don’t let communism enter your country”.
The phrase “Díaz-Canel, singao” is part of the chorus of the song “Diazka”, by Al2 El Aldeano and Silvito El Libre and has become an exclamation that is not lacking in any protest for the freedom of Cuba and of which even international artists have echoed.