Minutes before Bad Bunny actions into an arena filled up with 19,000 fans, he jogs backwards and forwards within the green space, their face stoic. The 24-year-old Latin trap celebrity could be the performer that is final Calibash, SBS Entertainment’s Latin mega-concert at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. The balance features the largest names in mъsica urbana — the umbrella term encompassing genres like reggaetуn, Latin trap and dembow — including Ozuna, Anuel AA, Farruko, even Enrique Iglesias. Bad Bunny is doing when it comes to time that is first the surprise late-December launch of X100PRE (pronounced Por Siempre, or Forever), their critically acclaimed debut album, which peaked at No. 11 regarding the Billboard 200 at the beginning of January and it has yet to drop out of this top 20.
Bad Bunny, created Benito Martinez Ocasio, can be pacing like a prizefighter before a match, but he’s not stressed. “I feel good,” he claims in Spanish — he talks minimal English — while he supplies a hug and a handshake. As soon as the call comes for him, the singer, decked call at a fluorescent orange windbreaker and shorts, snatches an unopened Coke can, yells something which approximately translates to “Let’s do that! Fuck!” and throws it on the ground. He then storms down a hallway that is long the phase and jubilantly dances within the wings as Farruko, his other Puerto Rican and sometime collaborator, does a rendition associated with the merengue smash “Mi Forma de Ser,” an anthem about possessing one’s individuality rather than offering a fuck about the haters — which can because very well be Bad Bunny’s ethos. After Farruko exits, Bad Bunny’s totem — a graphic of a “third eye” he recently said enables him to “see everything,” including a lady red-carpet reporter’s underwear — unfurls towards the roars for the audience. Continue reading “Exactly How Bad Bunny Took Over Pop Singing Solely In Spanish”