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Luis Fonsi Wins Song Of The Year For “Despacito” At BMI Latin Awards

There’s no denying the massive presence Luis Fonsi’s Despacito” had on 2017, and the accolades for the Puerto Rican pop singer just keep on coming. Fonsi recently won…

Residente Reportedly Arrested In Puerto Rico For Assaulting A Cameraman

Founding member of Puerto Rican rap group Calle 13, René “Residente Pérez was allegedly arrested on Monday (Feb. 27) in San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport…

‘Residente’ Deconstructs The Rapper’s Ancestral DNA, Explains Why Puerto Rico Should Be Independent

Rene Joglar Perez – better known as the other half of Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 – has a strong penchant for intertwining art with left-wing social activism. The new…

Residente Weighs In On Puerto Rico’s Independence With Trevor Noah

During his stop at The Daily Show to discuss his self-titled album and documentary on his ancestral ties, Grammy Award-winning MC Residente took a moment to reflect on…

Residente Set For Iconic Singer/Songwriter Q&A At 2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference

Grammy-winning MC Residente will play a major role in Billboard Latin Music Conference’s Iconic Singer/Songwriter Q&A this year. Fresh off premiering his self-titled…

Trailer: Residente Traces Roots In 10 Countries In Album Documentary

Amid signing a mega deal with Univision’s Fusion Media Group, Calle 13 alumnus Residente announced that his newest album would be centered on his DNA. “I collaborated…

Residente’s DNA Album To Open With Lin-Manuel Miranda, His Newfound Cousin

Known for his social-minded themes and political lyricism, Calle 13’s Residente put together a new album inspired by his ancestors—or his genetic makeup. “I am…

Drop Everything And Watch Residente’s NSFW “Somos Anormales” Visual

Residente is sure to command attention with his latest music video. On Friday (Jan. 13), the Puerto Rican emcee dropped the NSFW visual for “Somos Anormales (We Are…

San Juan Mayor, Rapper Residente And More Push For Oscar López Rivera’s Freedom

Oscar López Rivera turns 74 today (Jan. 6), but the political prisoner will be spending yet another birthday behind bars. The former leader of Fuerzas Armadas de…