This week on Viva Friday, Daddy Yankee takes us again to the 90s together with his track “Con Calma” that includes Snow. Pianist Arthur Hanlon joins forces with Colombian singer Fonseca on “Si Tú Te Vas,” and Luis Fonsi revisits his musical roots in his new single “Sola.”
Also, Amara La Negra and Messiah drop “Celebra,” a track that can make you dance all day lengthy, Zahara releases “Guerra y Paz”, Silvestre Dangond and Maluma current “Vivir Bailando,” and Rombai joins forces with Abraham Mateo and Reykon for a remix of “Me Voy.”
Viva Friday is a compilation of the very best new songs, albums and movies beneficial by Billboard Latin editors.
Enjoy this week’s Viva Friday playlist!
Daddy Yankee – “Con Calma” that includes Snow
Daddy Yankee goes again to the 90s! The city celebrity has joined forces with the Canadian reggae rapper Snow on his new single “Con Calma.” The track was accompaned by a video the place Yankee will get animated and dances together with his crew. Musically, the one is a remake of Snow's calssic 1992 hit “Informer" and was co-produced by Play-N-Skillz and David “Scott Summers” Macias. – SUZETTE FERNANDEZ
Arthur Hanlon, Fonseca – “Si Tú Te Vas”
Hanlon searches for misplaced love in his new video "Si tú te vas" that includes Fonseca. The Billboard Latin Music finalist, piano participant, composer and arranger continues to fuse musical kinds and cultures via his piano, giving life to his new catchy single that includes the Colombian singer. “‘Si tú te vas' communicates a singular juxtaposition of festivity and spite. It represents the mix of three musical worlds,” Fonseca mentioned of the monitor. The video, filmed in Bogota, lives as much as its romantic lyrics, highlighting the gorgeous landscapes of the Colombian capital, together with the emblematic Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá. – JESSICA ROIZ
Luis Fonsi – “Sola”
Fonsi returns to his musical roots on his new single "Sola," exhibiting that he's an artist who can discover completely different musical sounds whereas paying homage to his unique inspirations, impressing us with a ravishing lyric accompanied by a guitar and R&B sounds. The track was written by Fonsi, Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres and it’s the fifth single from Vida, his forthcoming album, due on Feb. 1. – SF
Ketama, De Aki a Ketama
Ketama revolutionized flamenco — and the music scene in Spain — after they debuted in 1984 with a fusion of flamenco, rock, pop and tropical rhythms, attracting followers of all of these genres. The band comprised of the rebellious offspring of Andalusia's most essential flamenco dynasties marked a path that’s since been adopted into the mainstream by artists starting from Alejandro Sanz to Rosalía.
A brand new particular version of Ketama’s basic album, De Aki a Ketama, heralds the group’s comeback after 14 years; they’re presently touring in Spain. The remastered and expanded album consists of Ketama's best-known track, "No Estamos Lokos," an ageless declaration of independence. There are additionally two bonus tracks: Jorge Drexler breezes in on a brand new model of "Venta Pa’ Marid," and Spanish pop star Pablo Alborán lays his vocals over flamenco guitar on “Problema.” — JUDY CANTOR-NAVAS
Silvestre Dangond, Maluma – “Vivir Bailando”
Dangond and Maluma have teamed up for the primary time of their careers to bless us with a ravishing manufacturing known as “Vivir Bailando.” The single, which is available in an city/vallenato combine and vallenato model, is a melodic love track about previous errors and everlasting guarantees. “What higher technique to kick off 2019 than with this stunning track?” Dangond mentioned in a press assertion. “I hope it brings many blessings to each Maluma and myself as a result of we recorded it with quite a lot of love and it has beautiful lyrics. I'm overjoyed that Maluma agreed to affix me on it.” The video, filmed within the outskirts of Medellin, Colombia, by 36 Grados, tells the transferring story of interracial love, following a pair’s relationship from their childhood to golden days.
Zahara – "Guerra y Paz”
It’s tough to not assume again to Ana Torroja’s voice throughout her Mecano years whereas listening to Maria Zahara Gordillo — higher often known as Zahara — on her newest single, “Guerra y Paz” (Austronata, 2018.) Performed acoustically on a rooftop underneath a sunny blue sky of a neighborhood in Madrid on a Sunday morning Zahara’s vocals appear to bifurcate between an area of fragile and smart pitches and a stratospheric, virtually visceral, approach that hypnotizes. While conveying a story of nostalgia (“Tú y yo estábamos hechos de pequeños pedazos del otro/ — "You and I have been made from small items of one another”), her fixed driving power skillfully transports one to house and past: “Trago una saliva que sabe a guerra y la bala atraviesa directa unos pulmones que ya no respiran por ti” — "I swallow a saliva that tastes like battle and the bullet goes straight via lungs that now not breathe for you.") — PAMELA BUSTIOS
Rombai ft. Abraham Mateo, Reykon – “Me Voy (Remix)”
Just 4 months after dropping their playful break up-song, comes the remix! Rombai continues to make the rounds with their single “Me Voy,” which fuses the very best of cumbia and concrete rhythms. This time round, Spanish singer Abraham Mateo and Colombian city artist Reykon be a part of the enjoyable, giving extra oomph to the track’s essence and sending a transparent message: Hanging out along with your canine is healthier than having a relationship! — JR
Amara La Negra – “Celebra” that includes Messiah
Amara La Negra and Messiah’s “Celebra” will make you dance all day lengthy. The bilingual monitor fuses dance, tropical sounds and reggaeton beats with a lyric that can stick in your thoughts whereas inviting you to rejoice and making it really feel prefer it's carnival time. This is certainly the kind of track to maintain in your exercise playlist. Listen to “Celebra” beneath. — SF
Kidd Keo – "Pitbull"
Latin entice retains rising and this time Kidd Keo will get within the combine together with his newest single, “Pitbull.” The Spanish-born rapper provides up a lyric that explains the way you have to be robust to beat any impediment that life places in your approach on the the bilingual monitor. — SF