Two hours south of the Texas border in Monterrey, Mexico comes Control Machete. Pato, Toy Kenobi, and Fermin IV Caballero were destined to become Mexico's first Hip-Hop group. Their debut album "Mucho Barato" , released July 1, 1997 has sold well over 100,000 copies in Mexico alone and is selling well in the U.S. This album took Latin Hip-Hop to another level. ...show more
Two hours south of the Texas border in Monterrey, Mexico comes Control Machete. Pato, Toy Kenobi, and Fermin IV Caballero were destined to become Mexico's first Hip-Hop group. Their debut album "Mucho Barato" , released July 1, 1997 has sold well over 100,000 copies in Mexico alone and is selling well in the U.S. This album took Latin Hip-Hop to another level.
In "Comprendes Mendes?" Control Machete laces Mexican riffs with hardcore Hip-Hop beats. Their political lyrics would make Rage Against the Machine's Zack De La Rocha proud. Tracks such as "Humanos Mexicanos" and "Mexican Curious" attack the United States for its anti-immigrant campaigns, while encouraging raza to unite and defend what is rightfully ours. Their second album is called "Artilleria Pesada, Presenta" and it was released March 30, 1999.
Their track "Danzón" from this second album was recorded in Cuba with Buena Vista Social Club's Rubén González and Orlando "Cachaito" López. Their most recent album is "Uno, Dos, Bandera" and comes complete with a VCD containing the videos of all the songs on the CD. It was released in 2003. Their song "Si Señor" was featured in the movie "Amores Perros," and a television commercial for Levi's bluejeans. ...show less
Albums & Singles by Control Machete
Playlists Containing Tracks by Control Machete
IMDB Top 250 Movies Soundtracks
101 rock en español
Angry Work Out
Pure fire: Top Rap & Hip Hop joints
5 O'CLOCK TEA
Rock en Espanol -- Latino Ilegal in New York
350 éxitos del Rock Latino - 1960/2010
POSiTiVE ViBRATiONS.- Reggae/Rap/Rock/Soul/Fu…
Gael García Bernal's alt.latino playlist
Rock En Espanol
Over 1000 inspiring songs
.: The VJ's playlist :.
Rock in Spanish: The Best
Spanish Rock/Rock en Espanich!
Awesome Social Nerdia
Worldwide songs/Musique du monde
Oscar Nominated Scores 2005-2015
All school flavor
Noches de Rock
Soundtracks & Scores
new age 5 artistalphabet mw40
Playlists We Love
USA TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the best-selling singles in the United States, updated regularly.
The very latest Hip-Hop releases in one playlist. Updated regularly, subscribe for updates.
Focus The Mind
Carefully curated to focus the mind and sharpen your concentration. Modern classical, instrumental film scores & more.
UK TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the top-selling singles in the UK, updated regularly.
UK New Music Fridays
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the UK
Most Chilled Songs Ever
This is the perfect playlist to unwind & relax to
Feel Good Indie
A hand picked selection of new indie music chosen to put a lift in your step & a smile on your face.
Topsify Biggest Songs Right Now
The biggest hits in the world right now
US New Music Fridays
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the US
Songs To Fall Asleep To
Feeling tired? This playlist is designed to help you unwind and send you to sleep.