Tego Calderon @ The Spot on July 15th

In their 2004 feature on Tego Calderón, the Village Voice said:

“Equally an acolyte of Tupac Shakur and Ismael Rivera and an avatar of the Spanish dancehall hybrid known as reggaeton, Calderon made inter-island spice that seemed more reflective of current Caribbean cross-pollination than a dozen Buena Vista retreads.”

Calderón, who grew up on salsa and played the drums in a high school metal cover band, displays a versatility and willingness to experiment that has set him apart from his genre peers. He filters his diverse influences and substantive, socially conscious lyrics through a lens of pure reggaeton, making him a leader in the genre that others scramble to follow.

Joining him will be NYC’s own Heineken Mezclasonic DJ, DJ Willie, the currently reigning “Justo #1 Reggaeton Mixtape DJ.” He’s performed all over the country and internationally with high profile artists like Pitbull, Aventura, and Don Omar.

Tego Calderon: OfficialFacebookTwitter

DJ Willie: Official Site

For more info: http://www.remezcla.com/2011/latin/tego-calderon/

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