Malportado Kids Rail Against the Patriarchy on ‘Basta Huedo’
The dance-punk duo's 'Total Cultura' ten-inch EP drops on June 2 via Dead Labour
You can always count on Providence’s Victoria Ruiz to shout something politically salient, and the punk-rock heroine does so with her usual ire in Malportado Kids’ “Basta Huedo,” the lead single off of their forthcoming ten-inch EP, Total Cultura, out on June 2 via Dead Labour.
Against piercing horns, Ruiz — who is also the frontwoman in dance-punk project Downtown Boys — rapidly chants in Spanish, decrying the patriarchy (“Give me back / My f—ing land”), while drummer Norlan Olivo says his piece in a rapped verse towards the song’s blaring end. Listen to “Basta Huedo” below, and catch them on tour next month.
Malportado Kids tour dates:
June 5 – Brooklyn, NY @ Silent Barn
June 6 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Museum
June 7 – Philadelphia, PA @ Central Plexus
June 8 – Washington DC @ Union Arts
June 9 – Cincinnati, OH @ TBA
June 10 – Milwaukee, WI @ Cocoon Room
June 11 – Chicago, IL @ 20/40
June 12 – Columbus, OH @ The Mint
June 21 – Boston, MA @ Smas It Dead Fest