Residente Built An Album According To His Genetic Ancestry

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A report from Vibe.

Former Calle 13 member Residente, known for his social-minded themes, put together a new album inspired by his ancestors. “I am Residente. I decided to make music based on my DNA, so I traveled the world discovering sounds and uncovering stories. We are all residents in the spaces that confine us. Only here, there are no borders,” he announced.

Shortly after making public a partnership with Fusion Media Group and undergoing a DNA test, the Boricua rapper, born Rene Perez Joglar, introduced a new website and fresh sounds based on his genetic makeup. The site is filled with potent images, video and audio clips documented in places like Puerto Rico, Ghana and China.

I decided to make music based on my DNA. Checkout my site http://residente.com  / Aquí ven como hice música basándome en mi ADN

“I collaborated with talented artist; artist who the music industry doesn’t know because they haven’t paid attention to them for some time, artist who make music without expecting anything in return, artist whom I share DNA with, Just as they shared their stories with me,” he said in a statement that accompanied the site launch.

Make sure to stay abreast with the website, and expect some new music from Residente in spring of 2017.

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