Farruko launches the video clip for “Baja Cali”, inspired by lying corridos
The Puerto Rican reggaeton player Farruko released his new music video this Wednesday, “Baja Cali”, which is included in his new album, “La 167”, and whose song mixes details of illicit businesses common in Mexican lying corridos.
As detailed in a press release, in the video Farruko tells a story from the point of view of a cartel boss from Tijuana, Mexico, mixing real details of his own life with the kind of bragging about illicit businesses common in the corridos.
Directed by Mike Ho, who also worked with Farruko on the videos “Pepas” and “El Incomprendido”, also included in “La 167”, “Baja Cali” is set on the border between the United States and Mexico.
Surrounded by advanced weapons and mariachi musicians, Farruko rejoices in his status as boss, standing at a gas station similar to the one his grandfather owned in Puerto Rico and watching over his “binational” kingdom, the statement added.
The album “La 167”, meanwhile, is currently at number 2 on the list of the best Latin albums of Billboard, after having been number 1 for two weeks, and at number 62 on the Billboard 200 chart. , having debuted at number 26.
With “remixes” by renowned DJs David Guetta and Tiësto, “Pepas” took Farruko to number 1 on Billboard’s “Hot Latin Songs” chart and number 2 on “Hot Dance / Electronic Songs”, in addition to ranking first on three other Billboard charts.
The song also ranks fifth on Spotify’s Weekly Global Top 50 list, obtaining more than 361 million total views, surpassing 3.4 million views per day.
Farruko, in turn, will release on October 29 a new EP with three new “remixes” of “Pepas”, along with remixes of David Guetta and Tiësto already released.
This November, Farruko will begin a new tour of the United States, making stops in 15 cities.