Latin Remix Of the Week: Feid & Dalex Shed Light On Domestic Violence in ‘Ron’

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With the release of his sophomore album 19, back in May, Feid put all his cards on the table, spotlighting his unique flow that’s a combination of “dembow, pop, tropical, and y music,” as he likes to describe his sound. 

Three months after dropping his album and releasing singles such as “Buena Mala,” “Badwine,” and “Sigueme (Remix),” the Colombian composer and artist presents the remix for “Ron,” a song that he says was silent on the album but became a fan-favorite in no time. “Ron (Remix),” which premiered Sept. 25 with a music video, features the sultry vocals of Puerto Rican artist Dalex. 

“I really love the way Dalex sings,” Feid tells Billboard of their collaboration. “He tears up everything he does. Because of them [the fans], I chose to record the remix,” he says, adding that Dalex’s tone of voice and their connection was the perfect combination. “The remix came about really organically. We recorded it on a Saturday eve and dropped it the following Friday. This is the track I saved for him.” 

“Ron,” which has deep dembow melodies with fresh reggaeton beats, is a song about a man who’s trying to convince a girl that her boyfriend is no good for her. Feid further emphasized on the message behind the track. "I wanted to bring to light the issue of domestic violence, not only against women but between couples,” he says. “There's a lot of women and individuals out there that suffer, and in my own way I wanted to offer support and let them know that there's a chance for them to break away from the chains and move forward."

The music video, filmed by Miguel Ángel González “UnEnano” in Miami’s Wynwood area, shows the two artists drinking at a bar all bruised up after getting in a fight with the abusive boyfriends of the ladies they are trying to seduce. 

“The music video isn’t a beautiful reggaeton video; we’re ugly, but in a good way,” Feid jokes. “We’re fighting the good fight, like a fight for a girl. I really wanted to bring people into my lane of music so they could dig the song. I really love the result,” he adds.  

Both Feid and Dalex will perform at the upcoming invite-only Billboard Latin Power Players cocktail event held in October at Los Angeles. 

Check out this week’s Latin Remix of the Week below.