Forget the speeches, hip hop artist Jaime Espinal stole the show when he ushered in the Jorge Elorza era with an original song for the inauguration of Providence’s 38th mayor today.
A sample of the lyrics:
“The time is now, forget about the past.
Shape your own destiny and make it come to pass.
Son of an immigrant from the Guatemalan scene,
In the land of opportunity in Providence it seems”
“The streets say money is power he showed it’s really knowledge”
(This post will be updated with more information about how Elorza and Espinal know each other.)