The initial 26 seconds definitely set the tone for the rest of the album and mark who Danny Felix is as an artist: contemporary and innovative. Vuelve, which marks his debut studio album below Fonovisa/UMG, is home to 13 music, including the now-released “Impala Tumbado,” “Zombie” and “Mala Experiencia.” It kicks off with the monitor title, an enchanting requinto that immediately transitions to a soulful hip-hop defeat. In the music, Danny is upfront about not remaining best and wanting to get back again with an ex. Like most of the tracks on this album, the singer-songwriter, who made a handful of Natanael Cano’s hits, fuses standard Mexican folks with urban influences, sings in Spanglish, and even flexes his rapping expertise. Acknowledged as 1 of the pioneers of the trap corridos motion, Danny delivers to the forefront lyrics about street daily life, performing tricky, heartbreak and even a concept to the haters. In Vuelve, he collaborates with Matt Hunter and Abraham Vasquez. — JESSICA ROIZ
Selena Gomez & Rauw Alejandro, “Baila Conmigo” (Interscope Data)
Selena Gomez groups up with increasing Puerto Rican artist Rauw Alejandro for her 2nd Spanish-language solitary titled “Baila Conmigo,” an uptempo that previews her forthcoming Spanish EP Revelación, established to fall in March. In the seductive and contagious reggaeton monitor, developed by Tainy, Albert Hoopla, Jota Rosa and NEON16, Gomez and Alejandro trade verses about using dance moves as their type of interaction. “I do not comprehend a great deal, but dance, dance, dance with me,” she sings on the song’s hook. “With ‘Baila Conmigo,’ I want the earth to dance,” Gomez claimed in a assertion. “The movie portrays the isolation we’re all experimenting at this instant and how audio definitely connects us no subject what aspect of the world you might be in.” — GRISELDA FLORES
Nella, “Solita” (Sony Tunes Entertainment Latin)
Venezuelan-born Nella, who received the 2019 Latin Grammy for ideal new artist, releases her debut single on Sony Latin, now her label right after staying initially signed to Javier Limón’s Casa Limón. “Solita” is uptempo pop grounded in earthiness and the touches of flamenco that described Nella’s before work, but now advanced for a a lot more world sound. At the root of it all is Nella’s voice, which is a genuinely wonderful instrument, slightly raspy, beguiling, pretty exclusive, and a standout at a time when numerous woman (and male) voices seem very similar and around-produced. “Sola” does not audio like everything else out in the current market ideal now. And that will make for persuasive listening. — LEILA COBO
Maluma, #7DJ (7 Días En Jamaica) (Sony Audio Amusement Latin)
Maluma’s new album #7DJ (7 Días En Jamaica) is the soundtrack to the week he invested in Jamaica pre-pandemic. The seven-tune established is obviously impressed by tropical, dancehall and reggae beats that he deftly fuses with his identifiable reggaeton-pop sound. Featuring artists this kind of as Ziggy Marley and Charly Black, Maluma gets experimental and pays homage to typical reggae. The established opens with “Tonika,” which kicks off with an infectious reggaeton beat right before transitioning into a sultry reggae monitor showcasing Marley and wraps up with reggaeton banger “Peligrosa.” It’s a established meant to be listened to from beginning to conclusion and to observe alongside the video clips that convey to the tale of Maluma’s wild journey in Jamaica. — G.F.
Cosculluela, “Decir Adiós” (Warner Tunes Latina/Rottweilas Corp)
As a prolific rapper in the Latin tunes scene, Cosculluela is known for his lyrics of maleanteo but also for some reggaeton bops. He kicks off 2021 with just one. “Decir Adiós” (Say Goodbye) sheds light on Cosculluela’s vulnerability: He’s damage, he’s in appreciate, and he does not want to allow go. “Why is it so tough to say goodbye?/ When the person you most appreciate/ Has left for good/ Only your pillow is left/ God is a witness/ That’s why I in no way say goodbye when we talk,” the Puerto Rican chants in the chorus. Inspite of the nostalgic lyrics, “Decir Adios” is a midtempo, romantic reggaeton track. The dim visuals were being filmed in Chicago by director Alejandro Ortiz and clearly show Coscu in a mansion even though a medical professional attempts to revive the girl who remaining him. –– J.R.
Guaynaa & Ache Electronic, “Monterrey” (Common Tunes Latino)
Guaynaa is back at it all over again with an exuberant and party-starting up cumbia sonidera titled “Monterrey.” Subtly fused with perreo, the irresistible and charming cumbia finds the Puerto Rican artist slipping head about heels for an older girl “who is 37 but appears to be like 26” he fulfilled in the metropolis of Monterrey in Mexico. “[Monterrey] was manufactured with a lot of adore devoted to the persons of Monterrey,” Guaynaa advised Billboard. “Which is exactly where my job picked up right after Puerto Rico. It is really a tune that says a good deal about who Guaynaa is and the principle I’ve been defending.” In the music video clip, Guaynaa exudes Pancho Villa vibes, and that was intentional. “I think Pancho Villa is an attention-grabbing man. He’s a image of resistance and revolution.” — G.F.
Anthony Santos & Manny Cruz, “Las Puertas del Cielo” (Manny Cruz/La Oreja Media Group)
A online video for Manny Cruz’s soulful “Las puertas del cielo,” a collaboration with bachata icon Anthony Santos, displays videos of a dancing few enjoying on Tv set screens, with only a couple of snapshots of the two artists marking their presence. And still, you are going to be riveted for practically 4 minutes. That speaks volumes to this lilting track, in which the two Dominican voices trade verses in a lengthy, joyful sequence full of appeal and gusto. Bachatas have been created for dancing, and this musical snapshot is an invitation to do just that, in design. — L.C.
Lousy Milk, “Ego” (King Milk)
She’s manufacturer new but by now on our radar. Lousy Milk (authentic title: Manuelita Garcia) is a singer-songwriter from Medellin, Colombia, who offers now only her second official single “Ego.” Co-produced by Colombian hitmaker Ovy on the Drums, who’s also her “music contact” on Instagram, it is simple to see why he gave Undesirable Milk his stamp of approval. Her raspy, sugary vocals are enchanting, singing about a partnership that finished simply because of every person’s ego. The song, which is also co-manufactured by Latin Grammy winner Mosty, is catchy with acoustic, soulful, urban melodies. “Ego” follows Undesirable Milk’s English-language single “Maybe.” — J.R.
Leoni Torres, “Si Fuera Mia” (Puntilla Music / Leoni Torres)
Just as the 1st month of the year is about to wrap up, Leoni Torres provides his very first single of 2021 “Si Fuera Mia.” Fusing bolero and son, Torres returns to his musical roots with this fascinating and romantic homage to the late Polo Montañez, who very first released the track in 2000. “This track displays several of the values discovered in the root of Cuban songs and Polo’s uncomplicated however romantic lyrics,” Torres stated in a assertion. “His artwork has been an inspiration for me.” A trovador at coronary heart, “Si Fuera Mia” forms component of Torres’ impending studio album referred to as Alma Cubana, slated for afterwards this calendar year. –– J.R.