The Beat That Changed Pop Music | AJ+

Reggaeton is likely one of the hottest music genres on the earth. Its historical past is rooted in diaspora migration, censorship, poverty and the reclaiming of Afro-Caribbean id. We go to New York, one of many properties of reggaeton’s evolution, to discover the music’s historical past and speak to those that’ve helped pioneer the sound and people who are altering its picture.

Be taught extra right here:
Norient. “The Rise of Reggaeton.”

Cultura Colectiva. “Past Despacito: The Historical past You Have to Know Concerning the World’s Prime Music Style.”

Wax Poetics. “Digital Rhythm: The Crazy Origins of Dembow And the Knotty Dancehall Roots of Reggaeton.”

Music tracks courtesy of APM, West One, Wayne Marshall and Audio Community.

*Offered by*: Sana Saeed
*Edited by:* Michael Zipkin
*Animations by:* Kai Tang
*Produced by:* Kathryn Wheeler, Omar Duwaji and Sana Saeed
*Shot by: *Fanny Texier, Kori Feener, Omar Duwaji
*Government Producer:* Sarah Nasr

*Particular Thanks: *
Purple Bull Music
Scott Fitzpatrick
Daniel Alvarenga
Melissa Aparicio
Karla Caraballo-Torres

Music tracks courtesy of Audio Community, West One, Scott Fitzpatrick, and Wayne Marshall.
Footage and pictures courtesy of AP, Getty, Reuters and Artistic Commons.
The Beat That Modified Pop Music | AJ+

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