El Chombo

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El Chombo
El Chombo

El Chombo, real name Rodney 'Dirty Sanchez' Clark (born November 27, 1969) is an American-born Panamanian producer and artist, known for his song "Chacarron Macarron". He also performs under the name of El Mudo ("The Mute"), a nickname he earned for the mumbling vocals and nonsensical "lyrics" of "Chacarron Macarron."

He is best known to white audiences for the hit nonsense pseudo-Spanish song "Chacarron Macarron", which has become an Internet phenomenon. His major local hits under his own name include Kung Fu, El Gato Volador, and Macarron Chacarron (as El Chombo). He has created an EP called Macarron Chacarron containing many mixes of his hits, which is available from iTunes. An excerpt from his song is also the track to the video "retarded running horse," which has over 42 million views and has spawned countless copies and versions.

As a producer, he is best known for producing Lorna's 2003 worldwide hit Papi Chulo (Te Traigo El Mmmm), which served as an introduction to reggaeton for many Europeans, reaching number one in the French charts with top ten appearances in Greece, Italy, India, Turkey, and the Netherlands.

Also, in 2006 there was a campaign on BBC Radio 1 in the UK to get the song "Chacarron Macarron" to number 1 but in the end it only reached number 20 in the charts.

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