Words and deeds: the perfect balance. Akwid offers the testimony of their own human story, and sets it to music as no one has ever done before, launching the flaming arrow of their conviction that English is their second language here in the United States, not their first as others allege.
This is why they have so much invested in this hip-hop release based on regional urban music. When asked if they would ever consider focusing on other trendy rhythms, they say, "Hell, no! Our new album is regional Mexican music ... and we're not going to the other side."
And that's a fact. This sentiment is what runs through the band's fourth album, entitled "ESL" after the controversial English as a Second Language program – an album that thanks to the help of Hermanos Valenzuela includes duets with El Original de la Sierra, Los Horóscopos de Durango, and more.
As a result, this time around the band is doing a more in-depth exploration of issues related to the personal ... Read full biography