The mayor of Tijuana, Montserrat Caballero, reported that in the coming days the decision to suspend the concert of Peso Pluma will be evaluated after finding messages in the early hours of this Tuesday with threat directed at the corridos tumbados singer.
“It is certain that the singers are the ones who make the mark by promoting crime and they know the danger they are running and therefore it is up to me to protect the citizens of Tijuana. In the coming days we will determine whether the concert will take place or not” said the municipal president, after being asked if the criminal groups “marked” appearing in Tijuana.
Caballero Ramírez stressed that Doble P makes “apology for crime” in its songs and there are “some groups that are angry,” so the citizens “suffer the consequences” of these types of situation.
On the other hand, the mayor assured that young people will continue to listen to this type of music despite some regulations or bans on concerts of this genre, which is why he said that Parents are responsible for what their children hear.
“Even if I forbid concerts, children or young people will listen to what is allowed in their homes and it should also be very clear that it is not enough to just turn off the music but to learn. Why do they see themselves projected into the songs?“.
Gentleman announced there is a detainee involved in the events.
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Corridos tumbados, musical phenomenon of the moment
The corridos tumbados, with figures like Peso Pluma or Natanael Cano, have become a global phenomenon, with some of their songs in tops the most listened to lists on digital platforms.
His lyrics talk about sex, drugs or violence, and his aesthetics, which has certain similarities to the lives of drug traffickers by raising luxury and money.