Go back in time

Show more

Villano Antillano: Tiny Desk Concert



Oh. Honey.

This defies any translation. Transgressive, suggestive, sexy and fresh. Dámelo, papi.


Villano Antillano kicked off her Tiny Desk Concert with a Britney Spears-approved message: Dump. Him.

From YouTube:

"Yo Tengo un Novio," off the Puerto Rican rapper's debut LP, La Sustancia X, called out the toxic, controlling expectations of one of her ex-jevos. Through her sharp Caribbean flow, Antillano broke down the confines of monogamy in her first song before casting light on drug use and escapism as a means of queer survival in "Kaleidoscópica."

Throughout her performance, Antillano showed why she's one of the most exciting voices in Latin trap and reggaeton right now. She flaunted her sexual prowess on "Cuero," and "Cáscara de Coco," then intentionally honored her religious upbringing and place in the church, which she noted isn't always a welcoming space for LGBTQ+ communities. The artist keeps proving that socially conscious lyricism and unfiltered joy can — and should — go hand-in-hand.

SET LIST
"Yo Tengo un Novio"
"Kaleidoscópica"
"Cuero"
"Cáscara de Coco"

MUSICIANS
Villana Santiago Pacheco: artist
Luis Ortiz: vocals
Bayron Feliciano: vocals
Amarilis Ríos: percussion
Barba Blanca: keyboards
David Diaz: bass


When I see people like Villano Antillano, I understand why TERFs and Transphobes freak out: this is a person full of life, wit and beauty. And that's something that some people just cannot take. These are people who break that fourth wall and look at their insecurities in the eye. 

XOXO

P.S. transphobes (yes, you know who I’m talking about) fear this: 










They fear this because their dicks immediately tells them that they LIKE IT.


Comments

  1. an interesting life, as I read here

    About you last sentence, I add in Italy there is a proverb that says:
    Many people like pussy, but everyone likes dick.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. "Everyone likes dick." That is a true statement.

      Delete
    2. Yes!
      I am RIVETED. And that proverb is on target.

      XOXO

      Delete
  2. Very transgressive -- I like her backup singers in particular.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Absolutely!
      So fresh, so uncommon, so daring. The backup singers are everything.

      XOXO

      Delete
  3. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Big says,
    All I can say is : Brava!
    XOXO

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Same.
      Love the flow, love the rhythm, love the absolute lack of care for the conventional.

      XOXO

      Delete
  5. Sorry, I couldn't get through the first song. I don't understand rap. 😎😎😎

    ReplyDelete
  6. I like her....and I always enjoyed the Tiny Desk Concert series.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Go ahead, give it to me.

Translate

Followers

Popular Posts

En otra lengua

  • El salto del odio - [image: PORTRET. Wie is schutter Juraj Cintula (71), de man die Slovaakse premier neerschoot? "Iedere normale mens verwerpt geweld” | Slovaakse premi...
    1 day ago
  • ZORRA, LO TIENES COMPLICADO - No tenía intención de escribir nada sobre Eurovisión, de hecho y aunque parezca increíble dada mi sequía intelectual habitual, tenía hasta otro post med...
    1 week ago
  • Los estudiantes - Me encontraba todavía en el periplo familiar de lado a lado del Atlántico cuando todo comenzó. Noticias e imágenes aterradoras llenaban las páginas de ...
    2 weeks ago
  • El amigo imaginario de mi madre. - Relato de Pablo Castignani Dicen que los niños suelen tener amigos imaginarios. Dicen también que algunos ancianos llegan a comportarse como niños....
    2 weeks ago
  • - En los días que se han convertido en años, en tiempo que transcurre y sin entenderme a mi mismo en mis angustias, en mis silencios, en mis ruidos que no c...
    4 years ago

Restricted to Adults

Restricted to Adults
Under 18? Beat it. Now.