17 years ago, somebody got lucky with the soundtrack for the motion picture Bad Boys II. P. Diddy, who had spent a decade using the phrase “Bad Boy” to great effect, served as executive producer for the soundtrack album, and it captured a moment of extremely flashy party-rap. That album had hits like the Diddy/Nelly/Murphy … More »
DJ Snake‘s 2019 hit, “Loco Contigo,” has received a makeover with J Balvin, a killer intro from Ozuna, who had previously linked with the Pardon My French stalwart on “Taki Taki,” and features Nicky Jam, Natti Natasha, and Darell & Sech. The new remix adds a Latin flair to the original that featured Tyga.
Snake released his sophomore studio album earlier this year, Carte Blanche, which showcased the producer’s proficiency in hitting a wide variety of genres—from dubstep to house, hip-hop to Latin. DJ Snake has always been active in promoting his aversion to being pinned down by one genre, and his latest LP stamps that statement and proves his multi-cultural appeal. But before the year ends, why not drop off one more superstar-powered reminder?
As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed this NMF.
Photo credit: Rikkard Häggbom
I was born in San Francisco, CA to two Chicano musicians who connected over their complete obsession with playing and studying music. Once we were old enough to hold instruments, my sister and I expressed some reticence about performing with our parents, but due in part to the closeness of the Mexican family unit and … More »
The World Cup is coming to Russia this summer, and tournament organizers FIFA have just unveiled the tournament’s official song, which doesn’t even sound remotely Russian. It doesn’t even feature any artists whose countries will be represented in the tournament. Instead, it’s a Diplo-produced and vaguely Latin-flavored EDM jam that features generically motivational vocals from … More »