Category Archives: Corridos

Snoop Dogg Drops Banda Single ‘Qué Maldición,’ Because it’s 2020 and Everything’s Weird

I don’t know what to think, really, but why not? Snoop Dogg and Banda Ms on Friday released Qué Maldición, a long awaited collaboration between America’s famed pothead and the Sinaloa insanely popular band. It’s by far the weirdest Anglo-Latin … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered How UberEats Works in Mexico?

Yes, according to the Internet my very well-informed sources, this is a real UberEats delivery girl roaming the streets of Metepec, Estado de México delivering her wares in these times of quarantine. I can’t see her face or her hands … Continue reading

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Quintana Roo’s Police Force Is Ready to Fight Coronavirus … to the Tune of ‘Mariachi Loco’

The Mexican police force in Quintana Roo (yes, that’s the state where Cancún is located) has come with an awesome PSA to let the community know that the deadly coronavirus is not going to get them. Watch as police men … Continue reading

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New York City’s New School Chancellor Is a Professional Mariachi. No, Really.

From the Archives of I Could Not Make This Thing Up if I Tried comes Richard Carranza, the recently appointed New York City Schools Chancellor, who took a very unsual approach when discussing his new job with Mr. De Blasio … Continue reading

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Oakland’s Pride Latinx Stage to Feature a Bunch of Sombrero-Wearing Machos

Only in California… Hat tip: @lechancle

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Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Adds Mexico Level; Sombreros and Guitars Galore, so Yay! 🇲🇽

Some people are really losing their sh*t over Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo’s upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch set to release in October. The reason? Among the challenges to be faced by our cute mustachioed friend is a new “Mexican … Continue reading

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This Gringo Is so Mexican, He Drinks Victoria Beer

There is nothing that annoys me more than Americans thinking they know Mexico and Mexican culture because they like to drink Corona beer. Fortunately, there’s one gringo who knows there are alternatives, including Victoria beer, the only cerveza this blogger likes. … Continue reading

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Mexican Singers, Russian Hackers, Same Difference, Says Texas Congressman Mike Conaway

In the latest episode of the political joke we’re now living, Rep. Mike Conaway from Texas just told The Dallas Morning News (apparently with a straight face) that the Democrats using Mexican singers, charros, mariachis and soap operas to lure Hispanics to the Hillary … Continue reading

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Hold onto your Sombrero! UNESCO Declares ‘Charrería’ Intangible Cultural Heritage

Ok, not everything sucks this 2016. UNESCO this week declared Mexican charrería as “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.” For the uninitiated — and especially for those who think Mexicans are offended by sombreros — charrería is a traditional practice dedicated to the breeding and grazing of … Continue reading

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This Music Video Beautifully Sums Up the Whole Sean Penn-Kate-El Chapo Brouhaha

This blogger has been super busy with tons of parties work taking place this week, so it’s always good to keep getting tips from my dozens millions of indefatigable followers. So, without further ado, I give you Me faltó decirle, a brand new music … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know you, but I’ll be Meeting with La Migra in April

Awww, New York City! — home of Mariachi Santas, Dominican sushi and life-size cardboard mariachis — is now proud to introduce you to La Migra, a Mexico-based norteño band that promises to rock your world on Friday April 8 in The Bronx. According to a promo that has been plastered all over … Continue reading

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The Bernie Sanders Corrido Will Have you Feel ‘El Quemazón’

What better way to show your love for Bernie Sanders than writing a song about feeling the burn … in Spanish? That’s exactly what Grupo La Meta has done. The Mexican-American band from Modesto, California, has written El Quemazón, an homage … Continue reading

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‘Better Caul Saul’ to Feature Mariachi Band Singing About Lawyers, Cojones and Avocados

Are you a fan of Better Caul Saul? If so, you’d better get ready for Yo soy Saul, a catchy mariachi tune AMC has chosen to tease the upcoming Season 2 of the Breaking Bad spin-off. Why a mariachi? Well, per Viewpoint Creative: AMC … Continue reading

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This Ad Campaign Features ‘El Trumpo’ under the Threat of Dangerous Latinos

Miami-based Zubi advertising — which works for clients including Ford, Chase and American Airlines — has been making sure to operate under one simple motto: Erase Stereotypes. So, in hopes of making the most out of the — still strong — Trump vs. Latinos brouhaha, Zubi has … Continue reading

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