Kinto Sol Celebrates
Family Pride in the Midwest
4/1/05 - LatinRapper.com news / Vesper press release
Hip-Hop group Kinto Sol, continue making noise as they
take Latin Hip-Hop back to the forefront on their new
album titled "La Sangre Nunca Muere" (Bloodlines Never
Die) available now in the United States and Mexico on
Latin label DISA Records. For over a decade Kinto Sol has
created music rooted in their cultural pride, personal
urban experiences growing up as
Mexican immigrant youth in the midst of the Midwest, coalesced
with their love for rap music, producing their signature
sound. Together in perhaps the most unlikely place
for a Mexican family to settle (Milwaukee) they would embark
on a musical experience based on a strong work ethic and
family bond, all key elements that would lead them to
widespread success, without ever compromising their musical
Kinto Sol is comfortable exploring beyond their genre
boundaries by working on several song collaborations with
traditional Mexican artists such as: cumbia master Chon Arauza,
the Duranguense-style popular group K-Paz de La Sierra and 'grupero'
icons Liberacion. Evidencing Kinto Sol's limitless musical
prowess, as well as the growing acceptance among mainstream
Mexican music fans.
In 2005, Kinto Sol delivers another Latin
influenced-hypnotic-beat album titled "La Sangre Nunca Muere"
(Bloodlines Never Die) released earlier this month (March 3).
On this occasion featuring 13 super tracks, the group opted
for a more profound and reflexive approach to life by
embracing their cultural roots and exploring those feelings of
love, sorrow, reflection, anger and success.
Highlights on this album are title track"La Sangre Nunca Muere,"
"Pase Lo Que Pase," "Mi Pasado," "Y Como Yo," "Esa Es
Familia," among others that portray their unique cultural
mosaic. Musically this album offers an infectious sound that
combines hip-hop, cumbia, even as the Garcia brothers drop
gems in English, they have continued to sample traditional
Latin music to give each track their cultural seal of
In addition to great music, the album includes an extensive
DVD showcasing an in depth interview of the band, concert
footage of live performances of the songs "No Muerdas La Mano,"
"Raza Es Raza," "Hecho En Mexico," plus the videos "Hecho En
Mexico," "El Capitan," "Raza Es Raza," "Jambalaya," featuring
popular 'Regional Mexican act K-Paz de La Sierra, "Que Me
Entierren Con La Banda," "Vamonos," "Soy Yo" and a quirky
commercial announcing their extensive merchandising.
The group's name derives from the Aztec legend that states 'kinto
sol' would be the last sun to set in this life time, so Skribe
decided that in their quest in Hip-Hop music their battle in
the fact will endure all obstacles …becoming the last sun to
set in this battle, where the only winners are their fans.
Originally from the Mexican state of Guanajuato the Garcia
family immigrated to the U.S. in search of a better life in
the United States settling in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Soon after
they would meet 'El Gordo' a Long Beach native whose parents
moved from California to Milwaukee. Soon the destiny of these
young talented men united them, becoming one of the pioneering
Latin Hip Hop recording artists in the U.S. and Mexico. Kinto
Sol's discography includes: "Kinto Sol" (2000) "Hecho En
Mexico," (2003) "Del Norte Al Sur" (2004) and "La Sangre Nunca
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