Spanish rapper C. Tangana has released his new single, “La Culpa.”
Beginning his musical career in 2005 under the pseudonym Crema, with a demo called Él Es Crema,Tangana has headlined the Primavera Sound festival. In 2020, he was named one of the most influential people and most creative artists in Spain by Forbes.
On October 8, Tangana released the lead single of El Madrileño. “Demasiadas Mujeres” became popular in Spain; it debuted at the top of the PROMUSICAE chart and being gold-certified in only a week for selling over 20,000 copies.
The song contrasted with everything Tangana had done and included a Holy Week marching band from Cádiz. The song included a message of frustration and elements of folk. Its music video included a scene of Tangana’s own funeral and references to his past relationships with Rosalía and Berta Vázquez.
On November 6, Tangana released “Tú Me Dejaste de Querer”, which he called “the most important song of his career”. He defined the track as a combination of rumba and bachata with elements of flamenco music. The track broke the record for the most-streamed song in Spain in a 24-hour period with 1.6 million national streams.
Internationally, “Tú Me Dejaste de Querer” debuted at number 31 on the Spotify Global chart, marking the first entry of Tangana on the list.
In January 2021, Tangana released the single “Comerte Entera” featuring Toquinho on El Madrileño.
C. Tangana released El Madrileño on February 26, 2021. The album broke records in streaming services, and Tangana became the first Spanish artist to reach No. 1 in the global new albums list and place the whole album’s tracklist in the top 25 of Top 100 Songs in Spain.