Reggaeton’s Global Expansion and Wide Open Future

[ad_1] Subscribe to Popcast!Apple Podcasts | Spotify | sewer The current generation of reggaeton superstars – J Balvin, Rauw Alejandro, Farruko and more – find themselves in constant dialogue with pop, EDM and hip-hop and have become ambitious ambassadors for cultural exchange. As the genre’s global popularity grows, it’s breaking up into subsets, some leaning …

Reggaeton’s Global Expansion and Wide Open Future

[ad_1] Subscribe to Popcast!Apple Podcasts | Spotify | sewer The current generation of reggaeton superstars – J Balvin, Rauw Alejandro, Farruko and more – find themselves in constant dialogue with pop, EDM and hip-hop and have become ambitious ambassadors for cultural exchange. As the genre’s global popularity grows, it’s breaking up into subsets, some leaning …

Reggaeton’s History Is Complex. A New Podcast Helps Us Hear This

[ad_1] In the first part, the project unequivocally emphasizes the genre’s Afro-Caribbean origins and defiant beginnings: “For some people, reggaeton is just party music. But the real story of reggaeton is about la resistencia. Resistance,” Ivy Queen states sharply. “It’s about how we refuse to be quiet, young or poor, black or dark-skinned – children …