Colombian and Italian artist Mariposa is redefining what Latin rap looks like today with her genre-defying sound, DIY-aesthetic and insatiable desire to push the boundaries. Today, she shares her booming new single, “Callan” accompanied by a charged-up music video directed by frequent collaborator Nayim Saddek Mracha.
The visual showcases the juxtaposing forces at the core of Mariposa’s work – menacing raps, themes of female empowerment, community, and a Y2K style – making up the magical world of a self-proclaimed “hyperactive weirdo who just wants to be free,” she says. “Callan” is her claim to the world that she is ready to make her mark on her own terms, regardless of naysayers and bigger forces at play. More to come from the rising artist soon!
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