Featherweight is currently the most recognized singer in Mexico, and who has positioned the genre of corridos lying down or warlike at an international level.
Today the youth of the United States, South Korea, and even Japan listen to Featherweight. Hassan Emilio Kabande Laija, the singer’s real name, sang on the Jimmy Fallon Show; Spanish actress Ester Expósito recorded herself singing “Ella baila sola”. In all the most important international popularity lists, the name of Featherweight appears.
However, this surreptitious fame has also generated detractors, since Featherweight’s music is not only popular among the youth, but also among the children’s sectors of Mexico. Various videos on social networks have shown how, at Children’s Day celebrations, entire elementary schools sang Featherweight songs. Teachers who forbid their students to listen to the singer have gone viral. A few days ago, it emerged that a teenager committed suicide because his parents did not let him listen to Featherweight.
Featherweight responds to parents
Faced with the growing controversy, the singer spoke about it, stating that the fact that minors reproduce their songs it is not your responsibility.
“If there are children chanting my songs, it is because of the irresponsibility of the parents”
“My music is not for children; If I wanted to make music for children, I would have already done it, but it’s not like that. My songs are not children’s ballads, they never will be, if there are children chanting my songs it is because of the irresponsibility of the parentsthey are the ones who allow my music to reach them”, said Hassan Emilio Kabande Laija.
“And I cannot be at the home of all the families that listen to me to take care of their children. Everyone is responsible for their family. What each child consumes on television or social networks is the direct responsibility of their parents”, he finished.
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