June 27, 2022



Unhealthy Bunny’s New “Un Verano Sin Ti” is a Testomony to the Evolvement of Latin Music

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There usually are not sufficient phrases in both the English or Spanish language to precise the magic that’s Unhealthy Bunny’s newest album “Un Verano Sin Ti.” All of us had excessive expectations for the highly-anticipated fourth solo album, which was launched on Friday, Might 6, and was accompanied by the music video for one of many album’s tracks titled “Moscow Mule.” However whereas we might have already been anticipating the most effective, Benito has a approach of nonetheless blowing our minds together with his artistic genius. If you have not listened to the album, be ready to have it on loop for days — I do know I’ll.

One of many issues that units Unhealthy Bunny aside from a few of the different reggaeton artists of in the present day is his means to experiment with different genres and sounds. His two albums “X 100 Pre” and “Oasis” spoke to his signature Latin Entice fashion. Whereas his 2020 album “YHLQMDLG” nonetheless fell below the reggaeton/Latin lure class, it was much more revolutionary than something we have heard earlier than it. Later that yr he shocked us with “Las Que No Iban a Salir,” impressed by the pandemic’s quarantine. Each monitor on that album is totally different. It was the primary album he did that basically displayed his musical vary. “El Último Tour Del Mundo” was hearth and the third album he dropped in a single yr. That was spectacular in and of itself. Then got here his collaboration with singer-songwriter Tommy Torres on the “El Playlist de Anoche” album, which left many people shook and off-guard. The songs on this monitor had been largely romantic pop ballads, additional proving that Unhealthy Bunny actually thrives on working outdoors of his consolation zone.

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It had change into clear at this level that Unhealthy Bunny was planning on at all times retaining us on our toes. Now we had been simply anticipating it. Even so, “Un Verano Sin Ti” exceeded my expectations and it seems to be like I am not alone in that feeling as a result of fairly just a few folks have already taken to Twitter and Instagram to precise their pleasure. The album kicks off with “Moscow Mule,” which options a phenomenal mix of rhythms, that is a bit extra typical of what we count on to listen to from him. However then there’s “Después De La Playa,” which options dance-worthy mambo sounds. As revolutionary because the Puerto Rican artist is, I am unable to say I anticipated all that. However what I do count on is for this to change into a summer season hit — for certain. “Me Porto Bonito” that includes Plan B’s Chencho Corleone provides off severe dembow vibes. “Titi Me Preguntó” is one other extremely danceable monitor however the subsequent few ones really feel considerably constant till we get to “Yo No Soy Celoso,” which options extra acoustic jazz sounds. Then there’s “Neverita,” which has parts of home music, reggaeton, and Latin lure. “Occasion” options Rauw Alejandro and is a reggaeton get together hit. “Ensénsame a Bailar” undoubtedly seems like merengue at occasions — I am anticipating this changing into successful with Dominicans. And simply after I thought the album actually could not probably get any higher I hear “Ojitos Lindos,” that includes Bomba Estéreo. The collaborations do not finish there. There is a monitor with Buscabulla titled “Andrea” and “Otro Atardecer” with The Marias.

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Not solely is “Un Verano Sin Ti,” a present to all Unhealthy Bunny followers and lovers nevertheless it additionally actually speaks to the place we’re at in terms of Latin music. Artists like Unhealthy Bunny who refuse to observe the principles usually positioned on Latin artists within the music business have confirmed that there is not one method to do Latin music. You is usually a Latin Entice/reggaeton artist and are available out with a dembow monitor or an acoustic pop ballad. The sky is the restrict and what an thrilling time it’s to be a Latin artist in the present day. I am right here for it.