Tue. Oct 22nd, 2019

Criminal music

For years, music inspired by crime has echoed in phenomena such as the gangsta rap in the US or the narcocorridos in Mexico. In Italy, this story of marginality finds a place in neomelodic music, heir to the traditional Neapolitan song, which glosses the adventures of organized crime. In this episode of The Stories of EL PAÍS we enter this musical genre in the hands of Daniel Verdú, correspondent of El Pais in Rome, and Diego Manrique, musical critic of EL PAÍS.

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