Carlos Damián Rodríguez (13 January 1972) is an Argentinean musician, artist and songwriter, famous as part of the alternative rock band Fun People and who is currently in the band Boom Boom Kid. Also known by various aliases as: Nekro, Boom Boom Kid, and Il Carlo. He has released several CDs, DVDs, records and books.
Born in Campana, Argentina, he has been a vegetarian since the age 17. His first concert was on 26 July 1989. In 1995, he released the record Anestesia and went on tour with the band Fun People, made up by Carlos Rodríguez (vocals), Lucas Elizald Sequeira (guitar), Dario López (bass), Marcelo Vidal (drums). His works are translated into Spanish and English, and in many cases both interchangeably. He also performs acoustic solo shows playing the guitar.
Highlights of his covers of other artists are: "Stay Free" from The Clash and the song "Principe Azul" (Blue Prince) from Uruguayan Eduardo Mateo.
On his arm he has a tattoo of the Saint Exupery character The Little Prince.
He has released his records in Latin América, Europe, Japan and USA, among others. In his shows, tours, and liner notes to these records, he conducts himself with a do it yourself ideology.
He appears in many of his videos. In the song "Brick by Brick" holding a sign with the legend: "Fuck art! let's rock", or singing in "I do" which was retransmitted by the MTV and the song "I don't mind" transmitted by MuchMusic.