Song dedicated to Chapo Guzmán who cost Valentín Elizalde his life

Valentin Elizalde He was one of the most popular and beloved regional singers of recent decades in Mexico, due to his songs in which he portrayed people in common life situations.

The popularity of the so-called “Golden rooster” was on the rise, and because of this he chose a controversial theme to promote his new studio album: “To my enemies”. Fact that would pay dearly.

For many of his followers, this song was a clear reference to one of the most powerful drug traffickers in the world and this led to several theories surrounding its lyrics. According to the Prensa Libre portal.

Valentin Elizalde and Chapo Guzman

Song dedicated to Chapo Guzmán who cost Valentín Elizalde his life

The song was supposedly dedicated to Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. The lyrics tell the story of a powerful man who lashes out at people who talk behind his back and threatens anyone who dares to confront him.

As part of his promotional tour, Valentín Elizalde performed at the Palenque de Reynosa on Friday, November 24, 2006. “El Gallo de Oro” opened the concert with his controversial song A Mis Enemigos, despite being in territory dominated by the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas.

According to the people who were present during the palenque, among the public was Jaime González Durán, better known as “El Hummer”, a hit man for this criminal organization, who took it as a lack of respect that the singer interpreted this song.

Valentin Elizalde challenged the Zetas

Song dedicated to Chapo Guzmán who cost Valentín Elizalde his life

After singing his best-known hits for hours, Valentín Elizalde decided to close his concert by performing the song “A mis poetas” again, which was taken as a provocation by the members of the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas.

After finishing his presentation, the Mexican singer, his driver, his cousin and his representative left the place, but minutes later they were intercepted by a group of assassins. According to the story of Fausto Elizalde, Valentín’s cousin, three men armed with AK-47 rifles opened fire on the “Golden Rooster”.

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