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Bad Bunny: 3 albums in 2020 and a goodbye

Bad Bunny, picture taken from Primavera Sound's website (Press area)
Elena Pérez
Written by Elena Pérez, our Ambassador for Spain
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As you probably know, Puerto Rican Bad Bunny is one of the biggest artists at the moment. If it is the first time that you hear his name, you better read this article. For those who already know him, join us summarizing his 2020.

Even though this year has not been too good, Bad Bunny definitely cheered us up and gave us hope. If anyone had any doubts about Bad Bunny’s influence, they are going to forget about them soon. As he says “Yo hago lo que me da la gana” (I do whatever I want), and that is what he demonstrated this year.

Bad Bunny is known as a Latin trap and Reggaeton artist. He put himself in the map thanks to the collaboration with Becky G ‘Mayores’ in 2017. A few months later, in 2018, he released ‘Te boté’, making a big hit with Ozuna and Nicky Jam. Until now, he has also collaborated with J Balvin, Cardi B and Drake, and much more. In 2019, Bad Bunny played at the main stage at Coachella. A year after that, he shared the stage at the Super Bowl Halftime Show with Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. Let’s see how 2020 was for him.

YHLQMDLG:

Just a few weeks before the global lockdown (February 29th), the artist released YHLQMDLG with wonderful singles such as ‘Yo Perreo Sola’ or ‘Safaera’. Probably one of the best albums released this year. The fans had the great opportunity to enjoy seeing Bad Bunny dressed up as a woman at the ‘Yo Perreo Sola’ Official Video. Some of the artists collaborating in this album are Daddy Yankee, Anuel AA and Ñengo Flow. YGLQMDLG debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 Chart. He beated a historic record in the Latin Music.

Las que no iban a salir:

Las que no iban a salir (The ones that were not going to be released) is the second album from Bad Bunny this year. It published just two and a half months after YHLQMDLG. Because of the fact that it was released during the quarantine, people really got excited about it. Yandel, Don Omar and Jhay Cortez are artists included in this album. It didn’t change a bit of what we were used to. Reggaeton, Latin trap and a lot to sing and dance.

El último tour del mundo:

This one is the last recorded album publish by Bad Bunny in 2020. Unfortunately, El último tour del mundo (The last tour of the world) was not that well received. Even though the single ‘Dákiti’ with Jhay Cortez won people’s heart, fans did not like the album as much as the other ones. The reason? Probably that it is not reggaeton at all. Pop, rock, cumbia, etc. are the rythms that you can find in this album. But fans were expecting something more impressive, something to dance with, not that change of style.

There has been a lot of rumours about the meaning of this album. The name, the lyrics and the change of style made people keep an eye on him. The whole world is wondering if he is retiring, changing his style or it is just some kind of joke. Hopefully, we will be hearing from him soon. The world is not ready for Bad Bunny to retire.

“How I thought I would be listening to Bad Bunny’s new album // How I am actually listening it”

But the only thing we know for sure is that Bad Bunny has planned a whole tour around the world. He is also participating in some festivals in 2021 like Primavera Sound and BBK Live in Spain, and others in Europe. Fans will have a little bit more Bad Bunny in 2021.