Dust off your Spanish listening skills while you learn all about Mexican corridos and their fascinating history!
The corrido is a popular Mexican music genre known for its poetry-like ballads that talk about love, oppression, betrayal, bravery, repression and other socially-relevant topics.
During its origins, corridos helped to spread political and social news in a world with no social media or mass communication.
Lately, corridos have evolved to keep up with current musical trends and topics such as discrimination, immigration, violence, drugs and they remain the perfect musical expression of what really goes on in Mexican society.
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