EXCLUSIVE: MTV Leisure Studios has greenlit the docuseries De La Calle from creator and host Nick Barili in partnership with Zero Level Zero Productions.
The venture will take viewers on a journey into the Latino diaspora to discover (and map) the evolution of Urbano music and cultures that ignited the musical revolution of Hip Hop, Reggaeton, Bachata, Latin lure, Cumbia, and different sounds which are influencing music and tradition worldwide.
Featured artists embody Ivy Queen, Residente, Snow Tha Product, Nicky Jam, Youtel of Orishas, Goyo of Chocquibtown, Sech, Arcangel, Renato, Dimelo Circulate, Vico C, El Aleman, and Duki.
The partnership builds on MTV Leisure Group’s key technique and dedication to numerous storytelling and fostering world connections and communities. The collection connects the dots of a world motion that has by no means been informed earlier than on this magnitude. Uniting Latino city music from the US to Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Spain, and past.
“Via music, I wish to discover the heartbeat of Latin and Hispanic tradition and the huge diaspora that entails,” Barili tells Deadline in an unique assertion. “What connects us? What makes us completely different? De La Calle takes us to the streets to doc the creativity, magnificence, dignity, vulnerability, and energy to persevere by the wrestle. I wish to present the humanity behind our superstars and the seeds and actions that start them. There may be a lot extra to our communities than the destructive stereotypes I see after I activate my TV. What higher method to inform our tales than by the facility of music?”
De La Calle will likely be govt produced by Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, and Craig H. Shepherd for Zero Level Zero Manufacturing, and Bruce Gillmer, Amanda Culkowski, and Jennifer Demme for MTV Leisure Studios. Barili for Onerous Knock TV and Choosy Talarico may even govt produce.
Barili is an award-winning journalist, director, author, producer, and the founding father of Onerous Knock TV: Youtube’s first Hip Hop channel, which has over 100 million views.
Deadline just lately introduced completely Barili’s interview collection with The Academy of Arts and Sciences that includes the Argentine-American chatting with the likes of Eva Longoria, John Leguizamo, and Edward James Olmos.
He’s repped by King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP.