bad bunny

Puerto Rico

"Se Siente Cabrón": We Talked To iLe About Creating Puerto Rico's Protest Anthem with Bad Bunny and Residente

"For a moment during the protests, I felt this energy of indignation, frustration, and anger. But I felt accompanied."
Victoria Leandra
7.19.19
Cultura

How Mr Eazi, J Balvin, and Bad Bunny Made One of the Best Songs of the Summer

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.
Gary Suarez
7.18.19
Essays

Bad Bunny and J Balvin's Surprise Album 'Oasis' Could Have Been Better

The current kings of reggaetón and Latin trap give their fans the tag team event of the summer, for better or worse.
Gary Suarez
7.2.19
stream of the crop

Thom Yorke's Breathtaking Solo LP and 9 More of the Week's Best Albums

Impossibly cool house tracks and tense raps fill out the rest of this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
6.28.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Video of Bad Bunny Performing 'MÍA' in a Parade Is Pure Joy

The Latin trap star took to the streets of Puerto Rico with Jimmy Fallon and Questlove to perform his Drake-assisted hit.
Shaad D’Souza
1.16.19
Cultura

Kevin Fret’s Death Highlights Latin Trap’s Homophobia Problem

Only after his murder is the openly gay Latin trapero getting the attention his work deserved.
Gary Suarez
1.14.19
Essays

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.
Gary Suarez
1.2.19
Music

Bad Bunny Lays Claim to Christmas, Releases Debut Album 'X100PRE'

Drake and Diplo both feature on the Puerto Rican rapper's first LP.
Alex Robert Ross
12.24.18
Cultura

Can Latin Trap Go Mainstream Without Sacrificing Authenticity?

Even as Bad Bunny and J Balvin cozy up to English-language acts, there’s plenty of room for others to mine the darker, druggier corners of the genre.
Gary Suarez
11.19.18
Noisey News

Holy Shit, Listen to Drake and Bad Bunny's Joyous New Single "MIA"

Drizzy hops on "MIA" with Bad Bunny and the result is everything you expected.
Kristin Corry
10.11.18
Essays

Bad Bunny's Embrace of Femininity Comes with a Caveat

The Latin trap star is pushing against toxic masculinity while revealing the genre's limits of acceptance.
Mariana Viera
10.3.18
Cultura

Latin Trap Has a 6ix9ine Problem

Anuel AA's new track "Bebe" features 6ix9ine, and opens up a whole can of worms.
Gary Suarez
9.18.18
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