Viva Friday: Best Music Picks Of the Week by Pedro Capo, J Balvin, and More

Viva Friday: Best Music Picks Of the Week by Pedro Capo, J Balvin, and More


TGIF! We're celebrating the tip of the week with Viva Friday!, a compilation of the very best new songs, albums, and movies advisable by the Streets Talkin Latin editors.

This week on the playlist, now we have some scorching collaborations and some new names to maintain in your radar. Check it out under.

Sky, Sebastian Yatra, Zion & Lennox – “Aqui Estare”

Music producers are recognized for being the mastermind behind nice songs, however much less so for being within the forefront. Not this time; Sky Rompiendo, the person who produced nice hits resembling J Balvin’s “Safari” that includes Pharrell, has dropped a brand new track in collaboration with Sebastian Yatra and Zion & Lennox. “Aqui Estare” reveals how the three city acts make the proper mixture. Check out the video directed by Mike Ho under. — JESSICA ROIZ

Pedro Cap, Farruko – "Calma (Remix)"

For their first collaboration, Pedro Cap meets Farruko on the coasts of Piones and Luquillo in Puerto Rico. “Calma (Remix)" is a reggae-infused track that organically meshes Capo’s pop aptitude with Farruko’s city pulses. The music video for the track, which was directed by Joaquin Cambre, is an invite for disconnection; a delicate request to flee from the vortex of labor. The solar, the Caribbean sea, and its seashores are the antidote for bleakness. — PAMELA BUSTIOS

Lalo Ebratt, J Balvin, Trapical – “Mocca”

There’s a brand new video on the town that’s giving us main “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” vibes. But earlier than you proceed to look at it (under), meet Lalo Ebratt, a brand new title within the Latin city trade that you just may need to maintain in your radar. The Colombian artist simply dropped the remix of his debut single “Mocca,” that includes none apart from J Balvin — not too shabby! “Mocca” is a sensual hip-hop/city monitor and its music video lives as much as its title and horny rhythms. – J.R.

El Bloque Depresivo – “Continentales

Bloque Depresivo, the title for Chilean singer Macha’s new venture dedicated to poetic pop ballads and boleros, got here out of the stay reveals of his different band, the favored different cumbia outfit Chico Trujillo. During these reveals, Chico Trjillo’s characteristically slamming social gathering music is usually tempered with a set of gradual, “miserable” songs to sit back out viewers members and provides them a breather from the dance ground insanity. It seems the music was too good to serve solely as an intermission. Bloque Depresivo’s debut album, which features a cowl of Jos Jos’s “La Nave del Olvido” and collaborations with artists resembling Alvaro Henriquez of Los Tres, will probably be launched Oct. 18 on Brooklyn’s Barbs Records. The single “Continentales” provides a preview of the feel-good, anytime vibe we are able to anticipate; Macha’s Southern Cone romanticism has already gained us over. And in the event you suppose that you just want extra for a compelling video than a hubcap and a inexperienced display screen, suppose once more. – JUDY CANTOR-NAVAS

Malu Trevejo, Gente de Zona – “Nadie Como Yo”

Malu Trevejo presents her most private single but, titled “Nadie Como Yo” with Gente de Zona. According to a press release from Malu, the bilingual catchy track is “devoted to her legion of greater than eight million loyal social media followers from all over the world who’ve watched her effortlessly push boundaries and transcend genres and cultures.” Check out the enjoyable rumba under! – J.R.