See Fuego, Nicky Jam’s Carefree ‘Good Vibes’ Video

Reggaeton hit-maker Nicky Jam and Dominican-American Latin lure artist Fuego go on a double date within the new video for “Good Vibes,” a candy if slight single that the pair launched on Friday. “Good Vibes” depends on a naked beat co-produced by DVLP and Gio Kings Bred, not rather more than an occasional keyboard chord

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Latin Grammys 2018: J Balvin, Rosalía, Natalia Lafourcade Lead Nominations

The Latin Recording Academy has introduced nominees for its 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. The ceremony will happen November 15th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In 2017, Latin city heavyweights Luis Fonsi, Residente, and Maluma held the glory of being the present’s most nominated artists. This yr, nevertheless, sees a extra

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Dillon Francis on New Spanish-Language Album ‘Wut Wut,’ EDM’s Latin Pop Crossover

Best known for his arena-caliber EDM and bombastic bass drops, Los Angeles-born DJ-producer Dillon Francis has a long and storied history with Latin music. He began releasing mostly dubstep tracks in 2010, when the then-nascent moombahton genre — which combines electro-house with Latin-tinged reggaeton beats — first took the Internet by storm. Francis then notched his first

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Pabllo Vittar Joins Sofi Tukker on Breathless ‘Energia’ Remix

Sofi Tukker, the American duo who broke out behind the iPhone-X-ad-synced single “Best Friend,” recruited the Brazilian pop star and noted drag queen Pabllo Vittar for a remix of “Energia.” It’s an easy union. “Energia” is high energy, all-purpose club music. Vittar sings with the grandeur of Nineties house vocalists; the bass line pumps; the

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Trending Tropics Battle Technology Addiction in ‘Elintelné’ Video

Trending Tropics, the duo made up of Calle 13 member Visitante and the Dominican singer Vicente Garcia, blitz through hard-headed merengue at around 195 beats per minute on their new single “Elintelné,” which also features rapping from Wiso G. “Elintelné” is a cautionary tale about human obsession with technology. “This song is about a being

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Dillon Francis Drops Radiant New Video for ‘White Boi’ Featuring Lao Ra

Los Angeles DJ-producer Dillion Francis released a video for his new single, “White Boi,” featuring vocals by Colombian pop singer Lao Ra. Sung in both English and Spanish, “White Boi” is one of a few bilingual cuts from Francis’ upcoming album, Wut Wut. The album follows Francis’ 2014 debut, Money Sucks, Friends Rule. “This is an ode

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How Puerto Rican Producer Tainy Became an Architect of Modern Reggaeton

Turn on any Latin pop radio station, and you’re almost certain to hear Bad Bunny’s new single “Estamos Bien,” an emphatic track with a gloriously idiosyncratic beat. Yet even more popular with programmers is “No Es Justo,” an airy reggaeton single featuring J Balvin and Zion & Lennox. And still riding high five months after

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Hear Rvssian, J Balvin and Farruko’s Buoyant New Single, ‘Ponle’

Jamaican producer Rvssian enlists reggaeton stars J Balvin and Farruko on his jaunty new song, “Ponle.” Farruko has been working with Rvssian since before he became a star; the two have an easy chemistry. Rvssian’s beat is full of spring and swing, and Farruko raps a tightly-wound verse with minimum drama. There’s more space in

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