Overview: His casual attitude at that moment of pinnacle achievement was hard-earned.Born Carlos I Talavera Alvarez on July 22,1982 -when his mother was just 17-and raised without the benefit of a father,he grew up in a relatively bucolic suburban Nicaraguan setting,but that soured after his family relocated to Los Angeles,CA. Badly bullied and surrounded by gangs throughout his teenage years.The result was an accelerated,knuckle-splitting maturation that found an appropriately untamed outlet in rapping.The Flow was on his way.Despite the fact that his 1996 debut "Los Tiradores vol.1" went virtually unnoticed,within two years,he attained-via "Flow Music" the sensational international succes that made him a household name.
Multiple Music Genres Concentrated in one Single Act.
The Flow Reveiled how Latinos have reinvented their music in The U.S and forged new identities within this country,while never losing sight of their own rich traditions.
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