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  • n. Plural form of narcocorrido.


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  • The 40-year-old singer, who had only recently upped his personal security, was best known for a series of "narcocorridos" -- songs with lyrics that celebrate Mexico's drug cartel culture.

    Sergio Vega, Mexican Singer, SHOT DEAD Hours After Denying Murder Reports

  • Vega, 40, was a singer of "narcocorridos" - a subgenre that updates the folkloric "corrido" tradition of ballads about revolutionary heroes to tell the story of, and sometimes lionize, drug traffickers.

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  • Univision Music Group includes the Fonovisa, Disa and Univision labels, whose rosters include Marco Antonio Solis, Los Tigres del Norte and K-Paz de la Sierra (whose lead singer was murdered amid a wave of attacks on singers of so-called narcocorridos, or songs about the Mexican drug trade).

    Universal Widens Latin Reach,

  • The news of Mexico's bloody cartel war is reflected in a controversial folk-music genre called narcocorridos, or drug ballads.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Los Tigres 'repertoire spans four decades and includes so-called narcocorridos about drug smugglers.


  • Drug ballads, known as narcocorridos in Spanish, have long been a part of Mexico's norteño music, which is driven by accordions and a polka-like beat. News - Top Stories

  • "narcocorridos" - odes to Mexican drug traffickers-was gunned down in his red Cadillac hours after he told an entertainment website that rumors of his murder were false.

    Harper's Magazine

  • For years, folk bands that play "narcocorridos," or traditional ballads that chronicle the lives of the drug traffickers, have topped the Spanish-language music charts.

    The Telenovela Goes Narco

  • If you live next to a property with eight burnt out cars on the lawn, with 'narcocorridos' blaring from its windows day and night, then I would imagine its occupiers' identities would matter to you.

    Immigration Metaphors, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The ballads, known as "narcocorridos," often describe drug trafficking and violence, and are popular among some norteno bands. Home RSS feed


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