LISTEN: El Chapo’s Second Escape, As Told Through Mexican ‘Corridos’

LISTEN: El Chapo’s Second Escape, As Told Through Mexican ‘Corridos’

By Eyder Peralta

Singers of the ballads have for decades detailed the lifestyle of drug dealers in Mexico, so it was no surprise that when the country’s most notorious kingpin escaped, it was memorialized in song.

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