Who is Bad Bunny?
Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio who is known by his nickname Bad bunny is Puerto Rican singer and rapper.His music is sometimes referred to as Latin trap and reggaeton, but he has added numerous others including rock,bachata, styles and soul into his music. He’s also famous for his deep, slurred singing voice and unique taste in fashion. Bad Bunny has often partnered with such artists as Ozuna, J Balvin,Residente, Arcángel, Farruko, and Daddy Yankee during his career.He performed as a guest alongside Shakira and Jennifer Lopez at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show in early 2020 and became the first Latin urban music artist on Rolling Stone magazine’s cover. Bad Bunny ‘s second studio album, YHLQMDLG (Yo hago lo que me da la gana) (2020), has become the highest-chartered all-Spanish album ever on the US Billboard 200 at number two and published the live album Las que no iban a salir (2020), two months later without prior announcement or advertising.
Bad Bunny Early Life
|Benito Antonio Martínez was born on 10 March 1994 in the Almirante Sur neighborhood of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.His father, Tito, was a truck driver, and his mother, Lysaurie, was a retired school teacher. His mother often listened to salsa, merengue, and ballads, such as Juan Gabriel’s “Abrázame muy fuerte,” while Bad Bunny helped her with house chores.He has two younger brothers, Benito Antonio Martínez was born on 10 March 1994 in the Almirante Sur neighborhood of He said he was born in a comfortable home.The rapper described himself as a child as “a lanky wallflower with a booming voice” by saying, “I wasn’t the kid active in the streets.|
Bad Bunny Career
While working as a bagger at Supermercados Econo in Vega Baja in 2016, Bad Bunny wrote songs on SoundCloud as an independent artist where his song “Diles” attracted the attention of DJ Luian who signed it to his record label, Hear this Album. DJ Luian introduced Bad Bunny to the Mambo Kingz film crew, which was influenced by the musical talent and dress style of Bad Bunny. His debut single, “Soy Peor,” established him in Latin America as a reference to the trap scene and reached number 22 on the Hot Latin Songs list. It reached 330 million views on YouTube ten months after the release of the “Soy Peor,” video.
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