Aurelio Valdez Performs "Nepantla" and "Rent Money" at MoPOP Sound Off! 2021
Aurelio Valdez performs at MoPOP Sound Off! 2021 (Nate Watters)
Watch Aurelio Valdez perform "Nepantla" and "Rent Money" at Sound Off! 2021, the Museum of Pop Culture's premier 21-and-under music showcase featuring artists from across the Pacific Northwest.
Aurelio Valdez is a Mexican-American, Seattle-born hip hop artist with a potent style. With songs about a range of topics, spanning from politics and history to identity and his upbringing, Aurelio’s music focuses on what it means to truly embody hip hop culture by empowering himself and his people. Influenced heavily by those who pioneered the culture such as Nas, 2pac, and KRS One, his alluring lyrics provoke thought with every track.