An extended-overdue collaboration inside the Dominican music scene, Natti Natasha kicks off 2021 teaming up with Prince Royce on “Antes Que Salga El Sol.” Versus what followers thought a collab would sound like between the 2 — a romantic bachata — Natti and Royce take a special route with a feel-good reggae-infused city bop. The observe, produced by DJ Luian, Mambo Kingz and Rafael Salcedo “Neneto,” is about two people who find themselves in search of a superb time after reconnecting. A fascinating music video, filmed in Miami by Carlos Perez of Elastic Folks, reveals the great thing about opposites attracting.
Junior H, “La Bestia” (Warner Music Latina/Rancho Humilde)
Permitting himself to be susceptible, rising singer-songwriter Junior H wears his coronary heart on his sleeve in his new single titled “La Bestia (The Beast),” a guitar-heavy ballad penned by the teenager. Exhibiting off his “Unhappy Boyz” neck tattoo, the ultra-melancholic tune turns into the right canvas that Junior H’s deep and hoarse vocals match completely with. The 6-minute observe and the music video, directed by Johnnyragr, finds a heartbroken Junior H realizing it’s time to let go of a relationship that has no future. “I’m the unhealthy one, just like the beast. You’re the queen, the princess. On this story, I’m the faux one. You deserve somebody that loves you,” he sings.
Sergio Vallin, Microsinfonías (Sergio Vallin)
Vallín, rock band Maná’s virtuoso guitarist (and frequent composer), pays homage to his instrument and to musicianship on this album of “micro symphonies” that includes legendary guitarists (Carlos Santana, Steve Vai) and legendary Latin acts (Marco Antonio Solís, Fher Olvera, Alejandro Sanz). The twist? They’re all enjoying devices as an alternative of singing, even when the music in query is considered one of their requirements, together with Solís’ percussion in “Donde Estará mi Primavera” and Sanz’s flamenco guitar in “Cuando Nadie Me Ve.” Accompanied by the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Microsinfonías rearranges pop songs into advanced, typically breathtaking items with tempo and temper variations that replicate symphonic construction, however with frequent nods to Latin rhythms. Opening and shutting the set are Vallín’s personal compositions, from the opening, evocative “Desnudo,” to the guitar jam tour de pressure that’s “Microsinfonía” with Steve Vai.
Lenny Tavarez, “La Neta” (Warner Music Latina / Kristoman)
For probably the most half, Lenny Tavarez is understood for his sensual perreo beats and raunchy lyrics, however on the finish of 2020, the Puerto Rican artist started showcasing his softer, extra romantic aspect as heard in “La Mujer Traiciona.” Now, kicking off 2021 with contemporary music, Tavarez presents “La Neta,” a flirtatious reggaeton with a really head-bopping, hip-shaking industrial sound. Produced by Dimelo Movement and penned by Tavarez, Movement, Justin Quiles and Sech, the observe tells the story of a person who’s not boyfriend materials however is all the fad in mattress, evaluating his expertise to being “la neta,” which is Mexican slang for “the reality.” Within the music video, filmed by Laura Castellanos in Medellin, Colombia, we see Tavarez in a Mexico setting attempting to beat the lady of his goals as he’s chased round by her indignant father. “La Neta” is the fourth single off of Tavarez’s album KRACK.
Voz de Mando, “El De Arriba” (AfinArte Music)
Voz de Mando frontman Jorge Gaxiola displays on his trek to be a number one pressure within the music area on this conventional ranchera observe. “El de Arriba” begins with an audio and pictures of an older man who says “right here’s this child beginning his profession right here and who might be an incredible artist when he’s older.” The child occurs to be the younger intrepid Gaxiola who walks as much as the stage to take the mic. The LA-based regional Mexican group stays true to their norteño sound led by the tuba, accordion and bajo quinto. Penned by Erika Vidrio, the corrido is Voz de Mando’s first single from their forthcoming album.
C. Tangana & Toquinho, “Comerte Entera” (Sony Music Leisure España)
He could also be identified from Spain’s underground rap scene, however C. Tangana is just not shying away from experimental fusions as of late. After lacing bachata rhythms, old-school reggaeton beats, and conventional flamenco in his “rumbachata” “Tú Me Dejaste De Querer,” C. Tangana drops “Comerte Entera.” On this observe, el Madrileño groups up with famend Brazilian singer and guitarist Toquinho, bringing to life a seductive bossa nova with hints of electro-tango and flamenco. Co-produced by C. Tangana, Alizzz, and multi-instrumentalist Victor Fernandez, “Comerte Entera” is a music about lust and need. Starring Spanish actress Bárbara Lennie because the lead femme fatale and nuns using round segways, the creative visible was filmed by Santos Bacana in numerous Madrid areas together with Casa Carvajal, Palacio Actual, and Lhardy restaurant.
Danna Paola, Ok.O. (Common Music Mexico)
Danna Paola presents her most private album but, Ok.O., taking followers on a catchy pop-urban rollercoaster in every music. “With this album, I knocked out the entire unhealthy stuff that was killing me, emotionally,” she tells Billboard, calling it a manufacturing that represents therapeutic. “I used it to empty every part I had in my coronary heart. That’s why I named it ‘Ok.O.’ — as a result of it was just like the final punch to the center throughout this entire course of.” House to 11 tracks, together with “Pal de Semana” with Luisa Sonza and Aitana, and the Sebastian Yatra-assisted “No Bailes Sola,” the Mexican singer says the music order depicts the precise order that every part was occurring in her life. “I needed to learn to put myself first and I believe your complete album has that vibe,” she says. Within the melancholic “Amor Ordinario,” Danna poured her coronary heart out, saying it finest defines her emotional course of. “Everybody that heard it felt my ache and what I went via from starting to finish. I needed to perceive what atypical love meant and that I deserved higher,” she stated. Stream and take heed to Ok.O. under.