Friday, January 2, 2009

La Perla

Listen to enough reggaeton, and you'll eventually hear the name La Perla at least a few times. From what I've read, it seems to be the roughest part of San Juan. De La Geezy grew up there! Located on the north-west part of San Juan beside a cemetary, nuff illegal activities happen here. Most travel sites recommend that tourists never even go there. Craziness! 

You may recognize La Perla from our favorite, the Somos de Calle remix, as well as this Pistolon remix (notice the cementerio and the concrete skate bowl which replaced the old wooden ramps authorities tore down.)

Despite all the bad stuff I've read and heard, it's seems like a nice place to visit. That is, until I see videos like this: