12 Amazing Songs Produced During Quarantine
Stars like Cardi B, J Balvin, Ivy Queen, and Feid have been keeping busy these past few months, despite remaining (mostly) stuck inside. Take a look at some of the best songs produced during lockdown.
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After a four-month delay because of the coronavirus pandemic, the reggaeton star finally released his latest album Los Chulitos and his latest single "Sube La Music" featuring Nicky Jam, which is a take on Jamaican artist Wayne Wonder's song "No Letting Go."
"Let's just do something to make it like people in their houses just chilling, and just lounging in the house with your family, with your friend, with your partner," he says of the video's concept. "We couldn't do anything in a club or in a party situation — we don't want to motivate people to go out to the street — so the idea is that people are enjoying [life], but in your house."
The queen released her new song "Next" along with a new music video where she uses a shark as a symbol of female empowerment. "When the shark gets to the beach, everyone knows you have to run because the boss arrived," the Puerto Rican reggaetonera tells People CHICA. "In this case, it's the female boss, the mommy shark."
The Colombian star has been keeping busy this quarantine with the release of his album in April, the remix to his song "Porfa," and his new mixtape Bahía Ducati.
The Panamanian artist dropped his new song "Sensación" featuring Domino Saints this month, and also released "Blaze" last month. "I'm always tapping into Caribbean sounds," he tells People CHICA. "This one is very like zouk and kizomba, oriented with elements of dancehall and a splash of reggaeton with the flows and stuff. I'm always trying to see what's new out there sound-wise, and just trying something different."
After recovering from coronavirus, the Dominican American singer released his single and music video "Lotería."
The Colombian sister duo released their song "Mírame" featuring Miky Woodz in May, and have kept busy with their latest single "Caníbales" featuring Beéle.
The star's collaboration with Pitbull, "Te Quiero Baby," is a remake of Frankie Valli's classic hit "I Love You Baby. She also released her single "Cara de Buena" featuring Arcángel this month.
"Pitbull, his boys — DJ Chino and Jorgie — and I love interpolating old hits, and while being in the studio, DJ Chino starts singing Lauryn Hill and I go, 'That's a Frankie Valli song interpolated by Lauryn!'" Chesca recalls. "Chino goes, 'Let's make it in Spanish. I go, 'Brilliant!' and that's when the idea was born."
The In the Heights star dropped his new single "Stop" last month.
The Dominican–Puerto Rican singer released her single "Slow Motion (Loca)" last month. "We have African Americans, Afro-Latinos, we have people of Jamaican descent who all contribute to this record," she tells People CHICA. "It's about the diaspora. It's about how we all contribute to this super-beautiful expression of life and expression of joy. 'Slow Motion (Loca)' is about staying in the moment of what feels good while it feels good because those moments are often too fleeting, especially as people who occupy Black and brown bodies."
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