Latin Artist On the Rise: Meet Rauw Alejandro


The new era of city singers in Puerto Rico continues to develop. Singers like Ozuna, Daddy Yankee and Nicky Jam have opened the doorways to new abilities of the island. And who has seized the chance? This week's Billboard Latin Artist On the Rise, Rauw Alejandro.

Born Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz in Carolina, PR, the hometown of reggaeton, the singer's musical fashion is impressed by Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Chris Brown, in addition to Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel and Ozuna.

What makes Rauw Alejandro totally different from different city singers is that he needs to include signature dance strikes in his present. “I need to be a showman like Ricky Martin and Michael Jackson,” he tells Billboard

In 2018, he made some huge musical collaborations, main him to debut on digital platforms and attain hundreds of thousands of views. "Luz Apaga" with Ozuna, Lunay and Lyanno reached greater than 74 million views on YouTube, and "Todo Remix" with Lyanno, Alex Rose, Cazzu and Lenny Tavárez at the moment has greater than 495 million views.

Learn extra about Rauw Alejandro under.

Name: Rauw Alejandro

Age: 24

Major Accomplishment: Currently nominated in 4 classes for the Tu Musica Urban awards in Puerto Rico. His collaboration with Ozuna, “Luz Apaga,” additionally peaked at No. 26 on Hot Latin Songs chart (dated Dec. 15, 2018) and spent one week on the Latin Digital Song Sales chart at No. three (dated Dec. 1, 2018).

Recommended Song: “Que Le Dé” with Nicky Jam

What’s Next: Rawu Alejandro is at the moment selling “Que Le Dé” in Puerto Rico and the United States, however later this 12 months he shall be touring to Europe and Latin America.