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Further Proof That Daddy Yankee Sucks

Further Proof That Daddy Yankee Sucks

A few years ago I brought you all the news that no-talent reggaeton dipshit Daddy Yankee was supporting Republican corpse John McCain in the presidential...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 26, 2011

Brand new funk

Evan Hanson and Brendon Bjorness-Murano, better known as lyricist 90Sevan and beatminer/composer Low B, teamed up just seven months ago to form Broken Ground.
Broken Ground launch their Sneak Attack
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 27, 2009

Reggae revival

The climate is tropical, sweet skunk fills the air, and reggae jams are hitting such lofty decibels that I can't even feel my phone vibrate.
Booming in Boston's underground, Caribbean riddims are about to burst back into the mainstream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009

Top 20 of 2006

Unsexy men, terrible lyrics, season finales, SuicideGirls, sex, MySpace, and sneakers. The stories you clicked on most in '06.'s 20 most popular stories of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 29, 2006

Número uno

Tego Calderón’s debut album, 2003’s El abayarde , caught the ears of both the reggaetón street and the critical elite. The rise of reggaeton: From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond. By Wayne Marshall
Tego Calderón hits a reggaetón peak
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  October 20, 2006


When in 2002 Francisco "Luny" Saldana and Victor “Tunes” Cabrera left their jobs at a Harvard University cafeteria to make music full-time as Luny Tunes, the word “reggaetón” meant nothing to most English speakers. Listen to five Luny Tunes classics
The rise and triumph of Luny Tunes
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  July 25, 2006


Tortas out the trunk

The video for Chingo Bling’s “Walk like Cleto” opens in a dank basement full of scantily dressed chicas wrapping packages in butcher paper, drug-cartel style.
Chingo Bling, ‘Tamale Kingpin’
By JULIANNE SHEPHERD  |  May 02, 2006

Rio representer

It was 2002 when the then unknown DJ Diplo first started throwing his Hollertronix parties in Philadelphia.
Diplo brings baile funk to the US
By LEON NEYFAKH  |  April 11, 2006

The rise of reggaeton

That beat you’ve been hearing — the steady boom-ch-boom-chick  rattling the trunks of passing cars and moving masses in the club — isn’t just another fleeting hip-hop trend.
From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  January 19, 2006
Don Omar - The Last Don

Recommended Reggaeton

Essential releases by Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderon, Ivy Queen, and more.
CD Guide
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  January 18, 2006