Music is a combination of rhythm, melody, harmony, which is pleasant to the ears. This makes use of the sensitivity that characterizes the human being with respect to emotions. That is why in The news We decided to review the songs that have triumphed throughout history on the theme of immigrants and here we leave them.
10.- The Invaders of Nuevo León – The migrant child
Los Invasores de Nuevo León are a northern Mexican group founded in 1977. Led by Lalo Mora, the first members of the group were Eduardo “Lalo” Mora, Isidro “Chilo” Rodríguez, Luis González and Arturo Vargas. Javier Ríos was the accordionist for Luis and Julian. In this song, they decided, as it says at the end of the lyrics, to make him a tribute to all those children who cross the border.
“He does not know about laws,
Only that his land,
For hunger and misery,
Has left behind“
9.- Molotov – Frijolero
Molotov is a Mexican Rock Rap band formed in 1995 and made up of Micky Huidobro, Tito Fuentes, Randy Ebright and Paco Ayala. With the song of Frijolero they won the award of Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America 2003.
“You can imagine yourself from the outside,
Being a Mexican crossing the border
Thinking of your family as you pass by
Leaving everything you know behind“
8.- King Changó – Venezuelan in New York
King Changó is a Venezuelan Latin ska band created in New York by José Andrés Blanco Aybar “Blanquito Man”, of Venezuelan origin.
“The sirens sound
They kicked our door
They abuse the migrant for no reason
It did not appear in the press
But if there is blood in the alley
At night the candles shine brighter than the Sun “
7.- Claudio Corsi – The memory of my land
Claudio Corsi He is the author and composer of songs performed by great Latin music artists. He represented Venezuela at the XXXVII Viña del Mar International Song Festival and has worked in more than 25 record productions as a singer, producer and guitarist in the United States, South America and Europe.
“And even if I can only see
Your silhouette on a piece of paper
Always sleeps with me
The memory of my land “
6.- Caliber 50 – The Immigrant
Caliber 50 is a regional Mexican music group specialized in the style of Norteño-Banda and created in the city of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, in 2010.
“The cold nights burned me
For a little bit I was drowning in the river
And to those who suffered the same
I dedicate this run“
5.- Calle 13 – Pa’l Norte
Calle 13 was a musical group originating in Puerto Rico and dedicated to fusion rap. This group was created and formed by the Resident, Visiting and ILe stepbrothers.
“Being an immigrant, that’s my sport
Today I’m going north without a passport, without transportation
On foot, with the legs
But it doesn’t matter, this man hydrates“
4.- Kinto sol – The Beast
Kinto Sol is a group of hip hop based in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is made up of three brothers: DJ Payback García, El Chivo and Skribe, the latter, leader of the group; originating from Irámuco, Guanajuato, Mexico. Currently an icon of Mexican-American culture.
“It’s The Beast
The one that stops me
The one that torments me
Help me if you want
It’s the beast
If i run with luck
Crossing the mountains will take me north“
3.- Celia Cruz – Just in case I don’t return
Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad de la Santísima Trinidad Cruz Alfonso, better known as Celia Cruz, was a Cuban-American singer of tropical music.
“When I die
That they put my flag on my grave
(And if I don’t come back) And that they bury me with the music
From my beloved land “
2.- Joan Sebastian – The illegal
Jose Manuel Figueroa, known artistically as Joan Sebastian, was a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actor.
“I came to the north penniless
With pain I left my country
Oh, if the Rio Bravo spoke
That crosses an old root
Let it cross an old root “
The North Tigers is a group of regional Mexican music, specialized in the Norteño style. With sales amounting to 60 million de copies is one of the most recognized groups of the genre, due to its long history and its successes at the level of the Mexican community in the diaspora.
“Here I am established
In the U.S
Ten years have passed
In which I crossed wet
I have not arranged papers
I’m still an illegal“
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