[Latin / Dance / Hip Hop] Toy Selectah & Camilo Lara Set to Drop Duet Album Early 2015
Toy Selectah is perhaps the most important single person in the history of Spanish Hip Hop and Spanish Urban music. Toy not only accomplished what even to this day is considered to be the imposable; he achieved commercial success with Spanish Rap album. In 1997 Toy’s group Control Machete’s debuted their critically acclaimed “Mucho Barato…” caught the world by surprise creating an international buzz, moving over 400,000 units in Latin America alone; forever changing the definition of what Spanish music is. Then, their follow up album sealed their place in history with classic “Si Señor“.
In Later years Toy started experimenting with electronic and Latin rhythms. Toy’s production on “Cumbia Sobre El Rio” proved that Toy’s success was was no luck, he Toy can create and re create what the meaning of Contemporary Spanish hits are. Most recently he introduced the world to the mega stars 3BallMTY.
Now Toy is ready to go it all over again. He has teamed up with DJ and producer Camilo Lara of The Mexican Institute of Sound also known as just MIS. Camilo broke into the mainstream with MIS’s unique and original style of electronic music, which is mixed with Mexican folk sounds. MIS’ music has been featured on both the small and big screen.
Now together Toy and Camilo are planning to not only fuse and jump start a completely new and groundbreaking sound for Latin music as a whole, but transcend cultural and generational barriers. Their duet album is called Compass. It is electronic, reggae, hip hop, cumbia, punk mixed unlike everything that has ever come before it and will feature some of the most talented musicians from around the globe.
Earlier today video teaser or trailer was released via YouTube. The teaser gives us an inside look at the project that is set to be released early in 2015. Enjoy the video and make sure to keep an eye open what is to come from MISToy.