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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 marginalizing categorization needed.
Gary Suarez
2.6.19
Noisey News

"Despacito" Hit 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.
Lauren O'Neill
4.10.18
VANISHED

Hackers Deface World’s Most-Viewed YouTube Video

The video for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s ‘Despacito’ briefly went down on Tuesday, as hackers apparently deface the video’s page as well.
Joseph Cox
4.10.18
grammys 2018

Watch Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Perform "Despacito" at the Grammys

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee perform "Despacito"—without Justin Bieber—at this year's 2018 Grammys.
Noisey Staff
1.29.18
Noisey News

Pitbull, a Saint, Is Lending His Plane to Help Puerto Rican Cancer Patients

Mr. Worldwide extended a helping hand in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Lauren O'Neill
9.27.17
pop science

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.
Emily Bootle
9.14.17
Op-Eds

Daddy Yankee Is An Icon

He bulldozed the path for reggaeton to enter the mainstream, amplifying and normalizing the marginalised Latinx identity.
Rachel Grace Almeida
8.21.17
venezuela

Daddy Yankee is mad that Venezuela's president played a "Despacito" cover

Emma Fidel
7.25.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

McCain returns to DC for healthcare vote, driver accused of trafficking deaths in Texas denies charges, Trump still going after Jeff Sessions, and more.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
Future Days

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.
Drew Millard
6.15.17
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."
Lauren O'Neill
5.25.17
ok, wow

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.
Emma Garland
5.5.17
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