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The Guide to Getting Into Daddy Yankee, One of the Greatest Rappers Ever
Whether over a dancehall riddim, a dembow loop, or a boom bap beat, Daddy Yankee is truly a G.O.A.T. emcee – full stop, no Spanish-language consideration or otherwise marginalising categorisation needed.
All Hail Bad Bunny, Rap's Coming King
Bad Bunny’s debut solo effort ‘X 100PRE’ makes a strong case for latin trap’s longevity in the mainstream.
Looooooool: "Despacito" Reached 5 Billion YouTube Views, And Then Hackers Deleted It
It was part of a hack which also affected videos by Shakira, Selena Gomez, Drake, and more.
Here's Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Performing "Despacito" at the Grammys
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee played "Despacito" – without Justin Bieber – at this year's 2018 Grammys.
Words of the Year: 2017
And the ting goes... language is the road map of a culture!
How to Explain YouTube's Biggest 2017 Trends to Your Grandad
The internet's video library has shared its "YouTube Rewind" list of the biggest clips of the year. Your grandpa is confused.
The Actual Science Behind Why "Despacito" Bangs So Damn Hard
Sorry but there are a bunch of music theory reasons why this song has dominated 2017.
A Bunch of Stuff That Lasted for Less Time Than "Despacito" Has Been Number 1
The Mooch, the accumulated lives of 111 mayflies, a literal war.
Daddy Yankee Is An Icon
He bulldozed the path for reggaton to enter the mainstream, amplifying and normalising the marginalised Latinx identity.
Rachel Grace Almeida
What Will Be the Song of the Summer to Rule Them All Forever and Ever?
Now that it is summer, we can also listen to Song. Of Summer.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Justin Bieber Literally Does Not Know the Spanish Lyrics in "Despacito"
An investigation into how we ended up with "I don't know the words so I say Dorito."
Why a Spanglish Reggaeton Pop Remix Is Now Nearly As Big As the "Macarena"
I'm clearly not the only one who's played Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" remix (with Bieber) more times than I'd publicly disclose.