Puerto Rican-Dominican crooner Ozuna parties down with extraterrestrials in the video for his hooky new reggaeton single, “Hasta Que Salga El Sol.” It’s the eighth release off his upcoming third album, Nibiru, set for release by the end of the year.Continue Reading
Spanish rapper Mala Rodríguez teams up with Puerto Rican goofball Guaynaa in the racy new reggaeton track, “Dame Bien,” or “Give It to Me Good.” And with an assist from Big Freedia, Queen of New Orleans bounce, the two acquaint themselves with a different kind of perreo intenso.Continue Reading
Nicky Jam and Anuel AA have teamed up for an epic new collaboration called “Whine Up” (and no, it’s not a cover of the 2007 Kat DeLuna monster hit).Continue Reading
Aguadilla synth-pop outfit Buscabulla turn their tropical dreams into reality with their rousing new song, “Vámono,” or “Let’s Go.” It is the lead single off their upcoming debut album, which is due for release in 2020.Continue Reading
Puerto Rican MC, PJ Sin Suela, premieres the video for the remix for “La Pelúa,” featuring emerging rappers from Puerto Rico’s music scene Jon Z, Rafa Pabón and Guaynaa. The foursome bring their own lyrical style to the remix.Continue Reading
In the world of English-language music, chances are that “new Oasis” means something very different to you than it does to the Spanish-language Internet. When the possibility of a joint album between two of the biggest names in urbano, J Balvin, the Colombian global domineer of 2017’s “Mi Gente” and longtime reggaetonero, and Bad Bunny, the 25-year-old face of Puerto Rican trap, became a reality back in September, it was a big deal.
Balvin confirmed to radio host Ebro Darden, who casually suggested a potential joint album, that he’d title the whole of their six or seven unreleased songs together Oasis — a word written the same in English and Spanish. Before long, Balvin and Bad Bunny were name-dropping Oasis on the outro to Jhay Cortez’s “No Me Conoce” remix. Cryptic Twitter teases ensued for months, until Oasis finally dropped today.Continue Reading
After staging an unlikely comeback with a new No. 1 album, the Jonas Brothers just dropped a bilingual summer anthem: “Runaway,” a collaboration with Puerto Rican reggaetón superstar Daddy Yankee, Dominican singer Natti Natasha and Colombian artist Sebastián Yatra.
And yes, the three brothers sing in Spanish.Continue Reading
Since its inception, reggaeton and Latin trap have been a traditional boys’ club. Newcomer Mariah, a Cuban-Puerto Rican artist from Miami, forms part of a new-age group of women in the industry, aside from pioneer Ivy Queen, aiming to disrupt the male-dominated business. In just a year, the 19-year-old catalyzed the genre’s disruption with female-driven anthems like 2018’s “Blah.”Continue Reading
We still have no idea about what’s going on with him and Rosalía, but while we wait for answers, Bad Bunny‘s shared a new single titled “Estamos Arriba.” The charged-up single, which features Myke Towers, finds the two Puerto Rican rappers from a height. Stream the track below.Continue Reading
Grammy winning saxophonist and educator David Sanchez has a new album of originals, inspired by the melodies and rhythms coming from, as the title Carib implies, the Caribbean region, notably Puerto Rico and Haiti. Sanchez, of Puerto Rican descent, is deeply moved by the cultural and music in the Pan African countries, especially these two islands that never get adequate attention, and are, unfortunately, often ignored.Continue Reading