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Carlos Varela defends Leoni Torres against those who called him a traitor after he posted a photo with Willy Chirino

Carlos Varela defends Leoni Torres against those who called him a traitor after he posted a photo with Willy Chirino

Cuban Troubadour Carlos Varela Friday spears broke over his “friend” singer Leonie TorresAnd the He rebuked those who called him a “traitor” after sharing a photo with the salsa singer and music producer. Willie SherinoHe is a longtime critic of the Havana government.

“Leoni Torres, in addition to being my friend, is a great Cuban who, thanks to his work, humility and honesty, has gained the love and respect of many inside and outside Cuba,” wrote one of the most important things he wrote on his personal Facebook page. Nueva Truva characters in Cuba.

Varela, who is known for the intensity of the poetry and the subtle political sense of his songs, said that nowadays he has read “insults and crimes” against Torres, who is currently one of the island’s most popular interpreters and has been a member of the hugely popular Sharanga years ago.

Varela, author of legendary albums like Jalisco ParkAnd the Coins in the air a Like a fishHe was not afraid of his surprise when he saw that Torres’ laser on social media “has reached the point of describing him as a traitor.”

“A traitor to take a picture?” He asked rhetorically. “Really? How far are we going?”

this week, Chirino posted a picture with his colleague on Facebook“A few days ago, he came home,” he wrote [en Miami] Leonie Torres, someone I respect very much for his amazing talent as a singer-songwriter. After meeting him in person I like him the most … Stay connected There are surprises! “.

Not only did Torres share Chirino’s post, but he also responded in the original post’s comments: “It is a pleasure to meet you and welcome you into your home. All my life I have been a huge fan of his music and today another dream has come true. Thank you for thinking of me for this lovely musical gift for our fans. “.

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Later, Chirino – a recording producer for several Latin music personalities and considered one of the creators of the so-called “Miami Sound” – told the agency: EFE That musical collaboration with Torres It talks about a “very special feeling” and does not refer to “no politics.”.

However, the title or genre of the song, which is scheduled to premiere in mid-June, has not been revealed.

Winner of 2005 Grammy Award for Best Salsa / Merengue Album, Chirino confirms that he thought of Torres because it conveys so much sensitivity, and he considers the audience will welcome her.

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