Stories tagged: "latin music"

Bad Bunny Was the King of Spotify in 2020

The Puerto Rican superstar is the music platform’s most-streamed artist of the year with 8.3 billion streams globally.

Image courtesy of Kristian Bob.
Kristian Bob Looks to Perreo as a Way to Examine Social Issues

The Puerto Rican artist is a a fan of socially-conscious music, and thinks urban music is the “ideal vehicle” for delivering a message.

Sensing an Awakening, iLe Gets Political and Asks People to Use Their Power

A reflective mood during the pandemic has influenced the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter’s music. She senses an awakening and hopes people will vote with conscience next week.

Image by Hugo van Gelderen / Anefo via Wikimedia Commons.
Legendary Singer Trini López Dies From Covid-19

Born to Mexican immigrant parents, the singer and actor proudly kept his last name on his way to becoming a star.

WATCH: The Politicization of Reggaetón

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.