Psychedelic Latin American hip-hop ballads contrasting love and danger

Producer Cotola (Agua Negra, Obia le Chef & El Cotola) presents the beginning of an instrumental project influenced by the sound of bolero and hip hop: Narco Bolero.

Cotola is an artist, producer and video director known for raw, heavy productions from the epicentre of French Canadian and South American hiphop culture ( Agua Negra, Obia & Cotola,).
Leader of the band Agua Negra and hometown hero of Montreal’s music scene for more than 15 years as a producer for lots of projects, vocalist, and videographer. Cotola performed in South America, Mexico, and across Canada, as well as been a guest on radio shows around the world. Last year he launched, Santa Magdalena. It combines Deep Afro Latin House with influences ranging from Native South American music to analogue sampling techniques, and has been warmly received by critics (see EPK below). Now he’s getting ready to present the beginning of an instrumental project influenced by the sound of bolero and hip-hop: Narco Bolero.

This album will highlight the special secret ingredient that has defined his sound over the years: bolero. Romantic South American ballads from way back occasionally fused with psychedelic rock and jazz to create a haunting sound. The tracks on the album are inspired by warm and melancholic melodies from the extensive collection of rare old bolero vinyls that Cotola has been cultivating over the years (including Los Angeles Negros, Tericolas, Pasteles Verdes).

The arrangements are contemporary, touching an emotional chord through the sound of the ballads, emerging as they did in the same generation as the height of African-American soul music, when Motown and Stax Records reigned supreme. The somber musical offering is amplified by a romanticizing sampling of quotes from obscure spanish gangster flicks, highlighting the contrast between love and danger, a thematic tension that drives the soundtrack of an illicit music purveyor.
Private album link : https://soundcloud.com/elcotola/sets/narco-bolero/s-ZVJ0t
Fanlink : https://cotola.fanlink.to/narcobolero

Views: 18

Comment

You need to be a member of ThisIs50.com to add comments!

Join ThisIs50.com




Upcoming Releases

Members

 


Example Searches:
music, girls, Bentley

Latest Activity

djmalo23 posted a blog post

Shaggy to Appear on ESPN's First Take w. The Monet Brand

 Internet sensation and viral comedy king, Shiggy is taking over all social media platforms with his latest #DoTheShiggy challenge. The dance challenge featuring Drake's "In My Feelings"  has swept the nation with celebrity participants like Odell Beckham Jr., Ciara, Kevin Hart, Brandy, LaLa Anderson and more. This Monday, Shiggy will appear on ESPN's First…See More
15 minutes ago
Michelle Magee posted a blog post

Rapper Impact The Truth Teller is garnering attention nationwide with single "Baby Mama #1"

Calvin Veasley, who hails from Dayton, Ohio, is a writer, rapper, producer and poet who you may know as Impact the Truth Teller. He is certainly setting the bar high for other rappers in the game! His way of thinking is unmatched. He has a lifetime experience as a writer and can create hit songs without hesitation. It has been a while since Impact has been in a studio, as he lost his desire to write after the death of his father in December of 2013. However, recent events would prove to be the…See More
1 hour ago
SoWavy posted blog posts
2 hours ago
kdough posted blog posts
4 hours ago
Koya Marcel posted a blog post

New music from the London Dope Boy

King Sosa drops new music under Bentley Records.This album got some fire on there new sounds from Mr Flipz who produced the whole project with the London Dope boy good music sounds like dope music. DOWNLOAD King Sosa nee project on Spotify and iTunes and other streaming websites…See More
8 hours ago
Mikhail Stukov posted blog posts
16 hours ago
KamalSupreme liked KamalSupreme's video
19 hours ago
REALNINJAMUSICGROUP posted a blog post

Music licensing guide & 2 free beats

Everything a upcoming rapper need to know about music licensing: Ra808 blog 2 free rap beats: 2 Free beats - prod by Ra808See More
20 hours ago

© 2018   Created by 50 Cent.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

© 2012   Created by 50 Cent.   Powered by .

Badges  |  Help  |  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy