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La Mafia’s New Album Set To Drop June 3

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Houston supergroup, La Mafia, is set to drop its first full-length production in six years on June 3rd.  Announced on their Facebook page, the new album is titled, Amor y Sexo.

Oscar de la Rosa and the band have been around for over 30 years. Dubbed, “the pride of the Northside,” La Mafia was one of the first Tejano bands to break into Mexico and the rest of the Americas. Recently, they have continued a busy touring schedule across the U.S.

Personal story:  The first time I caught La Mafia was around 1983 at the Crystal Ballroom in Crystal City–I was 12. The opening band was fronted by a talented 12-year old vocalist named Selena Quintanilla.

Fans may pre-order the new music on iTunes starting on May 5.

Expect a review right here on DosCentavos.net!

DC Reviews: Johnny Hernandez ~ Aventurero

I like to boast that a Onda Chicana legend is a  friend of mine–I actually met Johnny Hernandez a couple of years ago and we like to chat about music and politics on Facebook. Well, the legendary crooner is back with a new production, Aventurero. Released on his own Stronghold Records, the full-length CD satisfies all types of musical tastes, but, ultimately, it’s Hernandez’s unique voice that delivers for music lovers.

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