They Captured ‘El Chapo,’ but They Can’t Take Away His Songs

Travel Blog  •  Jim Benning  •  02.24.14 | 4:04 PM ET

The billionaire drug kingpin captured in Mexico over the weekend was, of course, the subject of numerous narcocorridos. How could he not be? After all, the guy once escaped from a Mexican prison in a laundry cart.

In this song, recorded after that 2001 getaway, Los Tucanes de Tijuana predicted he’d never be seen again. They were almost right.