Wos (23) seems to be the favorite artist of Kirchnerism, because little more than a month after Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (68) tell that he had the pleasure of meeting him, Alberto Fernandez (62) was full of praise for him.
The warm words of the President of the Argentine Republic towards the musician, whose real name is Valentine Oliva, Were in response to the query about whether there were the main Argentine exponents of urban music, rap and freestyle that sound so much in the country, the region and much of the world, such as him, Duki, L-Ghent Y Nicki nicole.
“Wos seems to me a strange form of expression, musically rare, but impressive. He, in particular, impresses me a lot”, stated Alberto Fernández in the interview he gave Julio Leiva to Black box (Filo News).
Valentin Oliva, “WOS”. Photo: Instagram.
“For his lyrics, for the commitment, because he is not complacent. It has a rhythm with a logic more of the phrasing, where the music goes more like a background, rhythm has more dominance than harmony“, analyzed the president who, on many occasions, showed his skill with the guitar.
“The Wos thing seems to me a full stop. He’s a cute case, a talented guy. I don’t have the pleasure of meeting you, but I have heard his songs more than once, and whenever I listen to him, I see him as very talented“, Alberto Fernández completed.
Valentin Oliva, “WOS”. Photo: Archive.
Already talking about other issues but linking to music, Fernández said that wrote a song “in times of pandemic”, referring to the difficulties he had to go through with his officials.
“Someday I’ll record it, I’ll just record it for myself. And it says ‘you have to keep singing’, the chorus says that. ‘If I get lost, I find myself. If I fall I get up. The secret is to keep singing‘”the president revealed.
Who is Wos
Valentín Oliva is a musician who began to gain popularity in the urban scene by winning freestyle competitions The fifth step in 2016 and 2017, and the FMS and Red Bull Batalla de los Gallos in 2018.
His stardom was consolidated in 2019 with his first studio album, Caravan, which includes the songs Melon came, Fresh, Light crime Y Kangaroo. The latter won the 2020 Carlos Gardel Award for “Best Song”.
Cristina Kirchner said that she met Wos in the Congress of the Argentine Nation. “As for rappers, I only know Wos, who once rapped me in the Senate”revealed the vice president in early July 2021.
“I was not vice president, huh. And nobody dreamed that we would ever be where we are today again”Cristina explained that time, implying that her meeting with Oliva occurred when she held a seat in the upper house during the government of Mauricio Macri.
The day that Fernández de Kirchner commented that he met Wos, it was the same day he mistakenly called “Elegant” to L-Ghent, to later put it as an example of the plan Connect equality.
“He did with Connect equality and a thousand peso microphone, a song that today has 176 million views on YouTube, “said the former president in an act. However, the singer-songwriter of the”cumbia 420 “ then he indicated that he did not access the state computer through the government plan, but had exchanged it for a cell phone.