Songwriter's Corner|

Photo: Peso Pluma | By Thomas Graham, The Guardian | A typical song by Peso Pluma, one of Mexico’s most popular singers, might start with a guitar and a trumpet, sounding like something for the older crowd – but then come the lyrics telling of drug shipments, stacks of cash and diamond-encrusted pistols.

Peso Pluma has produced some of the most notorious recent examples of narcocorridos – ballads celebrating the exploits of the Mexican underworld that are hugely popular not just at home but across Latin America and the US.
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[Thanks to Alex Teitz for contributing this article!]

[Hmmmm… is the long time you spend in jail… or being dead… worth it in the long run?]

Photo: Peso Pluma, USA Today, Facebook

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