Lupillo Rivera is a charting, award-winning Mexican singer, producer, and songwriter. The younger brother of the late icon Jenni Rivera, he is affectionately known as "El Toro del Corrido" in honor of his uncle ("El Toro"), a famous Mexican boxer. Rivera, like his sister, is a traditional Mexican Regional singer of banda -- lively Mexican roots music that originated in the 19th century and is recognizable in the modern era by its reliance on wind and brass instruments and percussion. Though he sings a wide variety of rancheras, corridos, cumbias, baladas, and boleros, he is best known as one of the leading exponents of corrido delivered in a rollicking, exuberant style with quirky, unpredictable, percussion-driven horn arrangements. Rivera has been on the recording scene since 1995, but it wasn't until 2001's chart-topping Despreciado ...
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El Rey de las Cantinas 2005 El Rey de las Cantinas
 
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Sold Out, Vol. 1 2002 Sold Out, Vol. 1
 
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