Ídolo: The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez

3. The Love Triangle Theory

Chalino and his brother flee to the United States after the party in which he stalks his sister's attackers. When Chalino arrives in California, he meets a local drug lord with two prosthetic arms and an obsession with old mafia movies. In this episode we explore a love triangle theory that involves Chalino, a mob boss and his girlfriend and we'll delve deep on the role of "chisme" or gossip in the Chalino story.


Rigo Campos performed by Los Tucanes de Tijuana, and Armando Sánchez performed by Chalino Sánchez, appear in this episode courtesy of Craft Recordings/Concord.