October 21, 2010

It has been a while since there has been a killing of a narco singer. El Halcon de la Sierra, who was a Chalino Sanchez knock off narcocorrido singer, was just killed along with a couple of other people. He was pretty excessive with the narco imagery and apparently lived the life. I think of him as a competitor to El As de la Sierra, but not as good. This video gives you a good sense of his music and his style, such as it was. I like it, the homemade quality is very appealing. All of his songs of course sound exactly the same. And this video is a good example of something we talked about earlier here at Undismayed, the mix of banda, norteno, and even mariachi into a perfect brew:

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