"It's not my goal to be called 'Number 1,' or to break a record. I make music because I feel passionate about it."
The electrifying beachfront gathering—which featured Bad Bunny, Becky G, and J Balvin—felt like a line in the sand for the future of música urbana.
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"For a moment during the protests, I felt this energy of indignation, frustration, and anger. But I felt accompanied."
The Nigerian star's unexpected appearance on the duo's surprise album united afrobeats and urbano. It came together, of course, because of the internet.
The current kings of reggaetón and Latin trap give their fans the tag team event of the summer, for better or worse.
Impossibly cool house tracks and tense raps fill out the rest of this week's essential listening.
Latin and American trap has been slow to get in bed together.
The Latin trap star took to the streets of Puerto Rico with Jimmy Fallon and Questlove to perform his Drake-assisted hit.
Only after his murder is the openly gay Latin trapero getting the attention his work deserved.