SAN JUAN (EFE) .- Puerto Rican urban artist Bad Bunny announced that they, along with Cheetos and Adidas, will offer $500,000 in scholarships to students in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Reggaeton explained that they are already receiving requests and offers for financial aid, which will be awarded $50,000 to ten students who make a difference in their community and are a cause and a good example of improvement.
“It’s an honor to support the Hispanic community that has done so much for me. Between music and fashion, there are many ways to make your mark on culture, and I want to inspire all of you to walk the path that is.” Motivates you. That’s what the show ‘Deja Tu Huella’ is about”, Bad Bunny said.
The Puerto Rican has been kept busy showing that he not only moves like a fish in the water in reggaeton, as he produced a recent album by his compatriot Tommy Torres called “Last Night’s Playlist”.
However, this is not the first time that Torres has an urban artist: rapper Tego Calderón performed it on the song “El Trabajito”, which was included on the album “Tarde Oterna” (2008).
Regarding the collaboration, Torres noted that Bad Bunny’s first name, Benito, “is a new influence and knows no bounds when it comes to creativity.”
“And that’s how it should be, and if not, we’ll be doing mathematical calculations and not art,” admitted Torres, producer of successful works by Ricky Martin, the Jessie & Joy duo, Ricardo Arjona and Ednita Nazario. .
Some of the songs that will be on the new album and first in nine years by Torres’ first name, Tomas Torres Carrasquillo, are “Toda la noche”, “Como to dicius”, “Cactus”, “I promise nothing”, “and”. Amar “.
In the interview, Bad Bunny and Torres describe how they first met, which was one of the first concerts they performed at the Colicio de Puerto Rico in San Juan, as part of their tour “X 100PRE”. And another would wonder, explain the piano on the song “Amorphoda”.
“We never made any strategy or how the songs should be played. We arrived and started making music,” said Bad Bunny.
Torres, for his part, said that “having no hope was liberating. We didn’t need to focus on just one musical genre. Nor did we have a label dictating ideas. We didn’t even know that. We are just going to write several songs or make an entire album,” he said.
“Despite the fact that he’s a musician and I’m not, communication was not a problem,” Bad Bunny said of Torres, a musician, producer, and composer who graduated from Berklee University in Boston (USA) , from which the Dominican also graduated. Juan Luis Guerra.
Torres, for his part, explained that Bunny sings with the attitude of a rock artist, and I assumed this was the attitude he should have too”, he admitted.
The album “El Playlist d’Annoche” by Tommy Torres, consisting of nine songs, is the first Bad Bunny to produce all of their albums outside the urban genre, as well as directing the record production of “Viva el Pereo”. , the most recent work of the duo Jowell and Randy.
Bad Bunny and Tommy Torres reunited until January of this year in an apartment in Los Angeles, California, where they spent two weeks working on nine songs from the “Last Nights Playlist”, already available on the platform since yesterday morning. Is.