reggaeton

Premieres

Nino Augustine Is Bringing Música Urbana Back to It’s Panamanian Roots

Today, the New York label APOCALIPSIS is sharing his brilliant new single and video, "Agua."
Eduardo Cepeda
5 days ago
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Daddy Yankee, One of the Greatest Rappers Ever

Whether over a dancehall riddim, a dembow loop, or a boom bap beat, Daddy Yankee is truly a G.O.A.T. emcee—full stop, no Spanish-language consideration or otherwise marginalizing categorization needed.
Gary Suarez
2.6.19
Interviews

For Rosalía, Dancing Is About Letting Go of All Evil

A conversation with one of Spain’s most important musical artists of the last decade.
Diego Urdaneta
1.8.19
Essays

Bad Bunny's Embrace of Femininity Comes with a Caveat

The Latin trap star is pushing against toxic masculinity while revealing the genre's limits of acceptance.
Mariana Viera
10.3.18
Cultura

Latin Trap Has a 6ix9ine Problem

Anuel AA's new track "Bebe" features 6ix9ine, and opens up a whole can of worms.
Gary Suarez
9.18.18
noisey meets

How J Balvin Became a Global Star: Noisey Meets

The Colombian musician sits down with Noisey and talks about his rise to fame.
Noisey Staff
8.7.18
Essays

Take a Seat North America, It's Global Pop's Time to Shine

As BTS, the ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack, Bad Bunny, Charli XCX, and more show, we should be optimistic about a future where everything popular isn't in English.
Phil Witmer
2.20.18
Premieres

Danny Ocean Is the New King of Reggaeton

His two new singles, "Dembow" and "Vuelve" show us the future of pop music.
Diego Urdaneta
1.4.18
Op-Eds

Daddy Yankee Is An Icon

He bulldozed the path for reggaeton to enter the mainstream, amplifying and normalizing the marginalised Latinx identity.
Rachel Grace Almeida
8.21.17
Interviews

Bad Gyal Is the Queen of Catalan Rap

We spoke to Barcelona's 20-year-old viral internet sensation.
Niloufar Haidari
6.1.17
ok, wow

Why a Spanglish Reggaeton Pop Remix Is Now Nearly As Big As the "Macarena"

I'm clearly not the only one who's played Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" remix (with Bieber) more times than I'd publicly disclose.
Emma Garland
5.5.17
Interviews

J Balvin’s Global Reggaeton Takeover Is Just Beginning

We sat down with the Colombian superstar to discuss hip-hop, Donald Trump, Drake, and—yes—Pokémon Go.
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.27.16
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