Bad Bunny, Marc Anthony and Will Smith kicked off the Latin Grammys with their propulsive collaboration “Está Rico” in Las Vegas on Thursday.
“Está Rico” strikes between gliding, ethereal passages and the hammering lure sound that has made Bad Bunny a star. In the observe’s closing third, a piano vamp nods to salsa, the style that reworked Anthony right into a family identify. Smith capabilities just like the observe’s hype-man: As the recording involves an finish, he says, “you gotta play that once more.”
He served the same position in Las Vegas, strolling by way of the gang as he rapped his opening verse, encouraging the gang to clap and dance with a lot enthusiasm. Anthony sang along with his attribute verve, whereas Bad Bunny rapped surrounded by 4 dancers sporting bunny ears.
Bad Bunny has been in excessive demand within the final yr as a collaborator for veteran acts, teaming up with Víctor Manuelle and Jennifer Lopez along with Anthony. Smith’s contributions to “Está Rico” are extra sudden, although his verse is notably higher than it was on the remix to Bomba Estéreo’s “Fiesta” in 2015, probably as a result of it’s primarily in English. “Está Rico” peaked at Number Five on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Anthony has not launched a brand new album since 2013, however he’s been energetic this fall. In addition to releasing “Está Rico,” he launched into a brief U.S. tour, and he recorded a brand new bachata single titled “Adicto” with Prince Royce. A launch date for “Adicto” has not but been introduced.