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'''Chacarron Macarron''' (usually shortened to '''Chacarron''') is a hit song by Panamanian artists [[Rodney Clark]] and Andy De La Cruz. Clark is known as "El Chombo." He is the self-described "Godfather of the [[Reggaeton]] sound," best known for [[Lorna (rapper)|Lorna]]'s 2003 hit "[[Papi chulo... (te traigo el mmmm...)|Papi Chulo]]." De La Cruz is also known as Andy Val Gourmet. The song has gained popularity on the Internet because of its nonsense lyrics (which are nothing but [[gibberish]] consisting of various onomatopoeic sounds, such as the "nuh" noise, earning him the nickname of "El Mudo" [The Mute{{dubious|date=April 2010}}]) and odd music video (which contains similar elements to [[Will Smith]]'s "[[Gettin' Jiggy Wit It]]" video, and [[The Black Eyed Peas]]' [[Hey Mama (Black Eyed Peas song)|Hey Mama]] video), with an excerpt featured on many sites. Andy’s mumbled vocals were originally laid down as a rough skit with a view to writing "proper" lyrics later but because many fans loved what he had recorded, they decided to keep the original version{{Citation needed|date=September 2009}}.
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'''Chacarron Macarron''' (usually shortened to '''Chacarron''') is a hit song by Panamanian artists [[Rodney Clark]] and Andy De La Cruz and is the best song ever maaaaade in the.. Clark is known as "El Chombo." He is the self-described "Godfather of the [[Reggaeton]] sound," best known for [[Lorna (rapper)|Lorna]]'s 2003 hit "[[Papi chulo... (te traigo el mmmm...)|Papi Chulo]]." De La Cruz is also known as Andy Val Gourmet. The song has gained popularity on the Internet because of its nonsense lyrics (which are nothing but [[gibberish]] consisting of various onomatopoeic sounds, such as the "nuh" noise, earning him the nickname of "El Mudo" [The Mute{{dubious|date=April 2010}}]) and odd music video (which contains similar elements to [[Will Smith]]'s "[[Gettin' Jiggy Wit It]]" video, and [[The Black Eyed Peas]]' [[Hey Mama (Black Eyed Peas song)|Hey Mama]] video), with an excerpt featured on many sites. Andy’s mumbled vocals were originally laid down as a rough skit with a view to writing "proper" lyrics later but because many fans loved what he had recorded, they decided to keep the original version{{Citation needed|date=September 2009}}.
   
 
BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills started a campaign on October 30, 2006 to get the song to #1 in the UK singles chart. A link was put up on the [[British Broadcasting Corporation|BBC]] website to the video on [[YouTube]]. Although the song did not reach the top, the campaign pushed the song all the way up to #20, which became its peak.{{citation needed|date=July 2011}}
 
BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills started a campaign on October 30, 2006 to get the song to #1 in the UK singles chart. A link was put up on the [[British Broadcasting Corporation|BBC]] website to the video on [[YouTube]]. Although the song did not reach the top, the campaign pushed the song all the way up to #20, which became its peak.{{citation needed|date=July 2011}}
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It is one of the current at-bat songs of [[New York Mets]] shortstop [[José Reyes (shortstop)|José Reyes]], [[Cleveland Indians]] third baseman [[Andy Marté]], and [[Texas Rangers (baseball)|Texas Rangers]] shortstop [[Elvis Andrus]]. Additionally, [[Arizona Diamondbacks]] Catcher [[Miguel Montero]] used this song in the 2007 season.
 
It is one of the current at-bat songs of [[New York Mets]] shortstop [[José Reyes (shortstop)|José Reyes]], [[Cleveland Indians]] third baseman [[Andy Marté]], and [[Texas Rangers (baseball)|Texas Rangers]] shortstop [[Elvis Andrus]]. Additionally, [[Arizona Diamondbacks]] Catcher [[Miguel Montero]] used this song in the 2007 season.
   
The song contains a sample from "[[The Breaks (song)|The Breaks]]" by [[Kurtis Blow]].
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The song contains a sample from "[[The Breaks (song)|The Breaks]]" by [[Kurtis Blow]].
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Chacarron Macarron features a delicate infusion of the classical elements of salsa music developed in Cuba before the regime of Fidel Castro came to power and the more modern tendencies of reggaethon.
   
 
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Revision as of 05:17, 10 October 2011

"Chacarron Macarron"
Chacarron.jpg
Single by El Chombo featuring Andy's Val Gourmet
Released 2005
Format CD
Recorded 2005
Genre Reggaeton
Label Universal
Songwriter(s) Rodney S. Clark
Producer(s) Rodney S. Clark, Andy De La Cruz

Chacarron Macarron (usually shortened to Chacarron) is a hit song by Panamanian artists Rodney Clark and Andy De La Cruz and is the best song ever maaaaade in the.. Clark is known as "El Chombo." He is the self-described "Godfather of the Reggaeton sound," best known for Lorna's 2003 hit "Papi Chulo." De La Cruz is also known as Andy Val Gourmet. The song has gained popularity on the Internet because of its nonsense lyrics (which are nothing but gibberish consisting of various onomatopoeic sounds, such as the "nuh" noise, earning him the nickname of "El Mudo" [The Mute[dubious ]]) and odd music video (which contains similar elements to Will Smith's "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" video, and The Black Eyed Peas' Hey Mama video), with an excerpt featured on many sites. Andy’s mumbled vocals were originally laid down as a rough skit with a view to writing "proper" lyrics later but because many fans loved what he had recorded, they decided to keep the original version[citation needed].

BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills started a campaign on October 30, 2006 to get the song to #1 in the UK singles chart. A link was put up on the BBC website to the video on YouTube. Although the song did not reach the top, the campaign pushed the song all the way up to #20, which became its peak.[citation needed]

A similar song, "Chacarron Macarron", appeared as the first track of Yahari's album Las + Bailables de .... Yahari.[1]

It is one of the current at-bat songs of New York Mets shortstop José Reyes, Cleveland Indians third baseman Andy Marté, and Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus. Additionally, Arizona Diamondbacks Catcher Miguel Montero used this song in the 2007 season.

The song contains a sample from "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow.

Chacarron Macarron features a delicate infusion of the classical elements of salsa music developed in Cuba before the regime of Fidel Castro came to power and the more modern tendencies of reggaethon.

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