“Christian Dior” could begin off sluggish, but the observe quickly shifts gears into a hard-knocking reggaeton/trap track that finds Jhay Cortez singing about a magnificent way of life. The Tainy-created monitor, which interpolates Hector El Father’s 2005 reggaeton anthem “Tu Quieres Duro,” was penned by Cortez and follows his “Kobe En LA,” an experimental uptempo reggaetón keep track of. “Christian Dior” is the second one from his forthcoming album Timelezz. Cortez’s new launch coincides with the information that he’ll complete global strike “Dákiti” with Undesirable Bunny at the 63rd once-a-year Grammy Awards on Sunday. — GRISELDA FLORES
Yandel, “Meditar” (Y Entertainment/Sony Audio Latin)
A much more introspective, romantic Yandel arrives to the forefront in this atmospheric keep track of influenced by a relatives family vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. Developed on sparse loops and augmented by track record vocals that give it a lush seem, “Meditar” showcases a totally distinct musical aspect for Yandel, suitable with his additional personal persona. — LEILA COBO
La Ross Maria, “Quiero Verte” (829New music Mundial)
La Ross Maria is fierce as at any time in her new solitary “Quiero Verte” (I want to see you). Unlike on her former bops, the up-and-coming Dominican artist delivers an infectious reggaeton made by ElBabyR. As soon as again, her raspy and charming vocals steal the highlight, rapping about turning a prolonged-distance friendship into a serious marriage. “I’m dying to meet you, it is not going to be in excess of the cellular phone anymore, lastly I can have you in individual,” she chants. “Quiero Verte” is accompanied by a vibrant new music video directed by NitidoNintendoFILMS. — JESSICA ROIZ
Danny Ocean x Justin Quiles, “Cuantas Veces” (Warner Music Latina)
Just after collaborating on Nibal’s quarantine-inspired music “Cuando Amanezca,” Danny Ocean and Justin Quiles have joined forces once once more on “Cuantas Veces,” helmed by producer Ovy on the Drums. In true Ocean manner, the song is a rhythmic urban-pop observe interlaced with digital beats and catchy guitar riffs. We also listen to Quiles stepping out of his comfort zone, adapting to Ocean’s signature seem. A new music video clip directed by Vomba and produced by November Written content, displays 3 girlfriends making the most of the track at the club and afterwards meeting up with Ocean, Quiles and Ovy. “Cuantas Veces” marks the 2nd single from Ocean’s impending studio album, slated for 2021. — J.R.
Selena Gomez, Revelación (Interscope Documents)
A ten years just after tweeting that Spanish songs was on the way, Selena Gomez has released her 1st-ever Spanish project titled Revelación. The 7-monitor set, created by hitmaker Tainy, kicks off with the dreamy pop monitor “De Una Vez” that places Gomez’s comforting vocals and empowering lyrics at the forefront. “She desired us to give life to Selena Gomez in Spanish,” singer-songwriter Elena Rose, who co-wrote most of the songs on the EP, tells Billboard. “For it to be a immediate translation of who she is when she’s singing in English. She’s all about empowerment, compassion, getting a warrior, and getting susceptible. So the lyrics ended up quite significant listed here.” Revelación picks up speed with far more rhythmic, comfortable reggaeton tracks these kinds of as “Buscando Amor,” the Rauw Alejandro-assisted “Baila Conmigo,” and “Dámelo To’” with Myke Towers. She then goes solo all over again with “Vicio” and “Adiós.” The EP, an exploration of her Latin roots, follows Gomez’s 2020 album Scarce. — G.F.
Leoni Torres, Alma Cubana (Leoni Torres/Puntilla New music)
Paying tribute to his Cuban roots, Leoni Torres offers his new studio album, Alma Cubana, charged with conventional bolero, son Cubano, salsa and trova sounds fused with modern-day melodies. Residence to 10 tracks that were co-penned by Torres and Kelvis Ochoa, and co-generated by the two alongside Leonardo Fabian Gil Milian, Alma Cubana includes the new solitary “Eres Tu,” which dropped on Worldwide Woman’s Working day as a celebration of ladies all-around the planet. It also consists of his romantic rendition of “Si Fuera Mia” by the late Polo Montañez, who initial unveiled the music in 2000. “This album is motivated by the new music my dad and mom heard when I was a youngster,” Torres stated in a press assertion. “Heading to the earlier and obtaining myself with those sounds, lyrics, and passionate melodies has been a major challenge for me.” — J.R.
Marinah, Heroínas (Nacional Information)
Marinah (actual name Marina Abad), put in 13 years as the frontwoman of flamenco/hip hop group Ojos de Brujo, and people myriad world wide influences shine via in her solo set Heroínas (Heroines). Marinah’s blend of hip hop and rap (further highlighted with visitor spots by the likes of Cuba’s La Came Blanche and Mexico’s Niña Dioz) with flamenco, digital and the occasional cumbia, evoke a modern-day-working day Manu Chao. It is different, and it begs to be unpacked and listened to all over again. —L.C.
Diego Torres & Fonseca, “Este Corazón” (Sony Songs Latin)
Joining forces for the pretty initially time, Diego Torres and Fonseca launch “Este Corazón,” a rhythmic ballad fused with tropical vibes and Caribbean percussions. The monitor premiered together with a audio video clip filmed in Miami and directed by Christian Schmidt. The 3-moment clip characteristics the two singers strolling the shore of a beach front and narrating the tale of a couple which is also on the seashore and is on the brink of breaking up. “This coronary heart is crazy for you, just the way it was the to start with time I kissed you. This heart calls you and asks for forgiveness, this time I produced a miscalculation,” the pair sings in the song’s refrain.