News: Chilean rap pioneers Tiro De Gracia to reunite with original line-up

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Back in 1997, Tiro De Gracia unleashed a hip-hop revolution in Chile with the release of their debut album, Ser hümano!! It was the first time an underground hip-hop act was signed by a major record label (EMI). Their music was getting primetime airplay across the country and reaching the rest of Latin America via MTV.

That record-selling album was recently included among the top 10 most important albums in the history of modern Chilean music by Rolling Stone Chile, since it pretty much opened the doors to the whole scene that came after, including acts like Makiza.

Unfortunately, after their second album, 1999’s Desición, the band’s line-up started changing with each new release and they were never able to recapture the magical chemistry of their debut. Until now.

Today the Chilean webzine Paniko announced that the trio would be reuniting in its original formation to perform Ser Hümano!! (in its entirety!) live at a festival in November. This after a picture of the three rappers (Juan Sativo, Lengua Dura, and Zaturno) came afloat the social networks a week or so ago and unleashed a wave of rumors.

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