Residente Archives

Residente Receives Historic BMI Champion Award

Residente made history on Tuesday night. He received the BMI Champion Award at the 25th Annual BMI Latin Awards. It is the first time in the history of the annual gala that the honor was given to a Latin artist. The Champion Award recognizes Residente’s musical career and philanthropic efforts. “Outside of being one of […]

Residente to be Honored at BMI Awards For Philanthropic Work

Residente will be honored at the BMI Latin Awards this month. No, this time it won’t be for his music. Rene Perez will be recognized by the songwriters organization for his philanthropic efforts. We think this will have even more meaning than his trophies for musical accomplishments.

Rene Perez Shows Fans Love After Reporter Altercation

Rene Perez played it cool after the altercation he had with a Puerto Rican reporter and cameraman. As we told you, Rene was detained by the authorities for attacking a couple of gossip show journalists – this after they berated him with personal questions about his marriage. Well, Rene posted video of himself saying hi […]

Rene Perez Arrested For Attacking Reporter

Rene Perez lost his cool and got arrested. The Calle 13 frontman was at the airport in Puerto Rico when a WAPA reporter approached him to ask personal questions about his marriage. Rene begrudgingly talked to him, answering some questions and turning down others, but then he exploded against he cameraman, He swatted the camera […]

Residente Album Makes Rolling Stone Top 50 of Year

“Rolling Stone” has released a list of the Top 50 albums of the year…and Residente made the cut. His self-titled album “Residente” is being hailed as on of the best regardless of genre and language. The music publication says “Whatever Calle 13 fans expected of their conscious rap hero Residente, it probably wasn’t this self-titled […]