El Otro Mixtape, Chyno Nyno

I still can’t understand how Wisin y Yandel and Flex are now Latin Grammy winners, before urban god Tego Calderon, I’m sorry but that’s seriously fucked up. Anyway, this post isn’t much about him as he only does a tiny collaboration here; the shining protagonist here is Chyno Nino. His name is Andre Rodriguez from Puerto Rico, according to his MySpace he is “the favorite rapper of your favorite rapper.” I am deeply impressed by the supremacy and command of his lyrics, a comeback to classic Hip Hop. He might not belong to the circle of great reggaeton acts made up of Arcangel & Ñejo y Dalmata, but I wish I could hear him on radio a lot more often. I remember listening to a remix of “Los Mate” from Tego’s masterful The Underdog/El Subestimado which featured Chyno Nino and Arcangel; I don’t think he’s been on mainstream radio since then. Thing is he just released the best Latin urban mixtape I’ve heard since Arcangel’s The New King. The standout track here “Genuino”, and believe me, the voice and lyrics are powerful on all 21 pieces of El Otro Mixtape. I almost spilled my coffee when I heard Tego shouting “Chyno Nyno mira vamo’ al coro cabron no abuse.”

♫♫♫ “Genuino” feat. Tego Calderon


mbaez99 said...

Chyno Nyno is definitely one of the best things to happen to latin hip-hop lately. The mixtape has several other excellent tracks like Volvi, Metiendo Feka Freestyle, Pa que promocionarlos?, etc. I mean I'm super impressed by this kid. The more I listen to it the better it gets...It would be interesting to have a collaboration between Calle 13 & Chyno Nyno, imagine them going at it back and forth like they were having a conversation about fake reggaeton gansters/rappers, yikes!


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