WATCH: The Politicization of Reggaetón

By Marcelo Baez

July 14, 2020

Can reggaetón, currently one of the most popular music genres in the world, be political? This video explores the notion of music as a political statement.

Script by José Manuel Simian | Editing by Marcelo Baéz

Many people consider the maligned genre to be nothing more than misogynist party music — often with justifiable reason.

So can reggaeton be leftist, conservative, or even feminist? Is it simply a passing fad, or can this genre branch out into more?

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We explore all of these notions on this week’s video The Politicization of Reggeatón.

Watch the video below to find out.

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