Who is Bad Bunny?
Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer
His music is defined as Latin trap and reggaeton
He won the Artist of the Year award at the VMAs 2022
The Puerto Rican rapper was nominated for the honour alongside Drake, Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X and Lizzo. His song, Titi Me Pregunto also received a VMA nomination for the Best Latin award this year.
Who is Bad Bunny?
Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, professionally known as Bad Bunny was born on March 10, 1994. He is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer. His music is defined as Latin trap and reggaeton.
He was born in Almirante Sur barrio of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. He has two younger brothers, Bernie and Bysael. He was a part of the church choir until the age of 13. After leaving the choir, he developed interest in the artists including Daddy Yankee and Hector Lavoe. His stage name 'Bad Bunny' came from a time in which the rapper was forced to wear a bunny costume to school and was photographed with angry expression.
He started to write and create his own interpretations at the age of 14. In 2013, he published his song Get, through SoundCloud. He published Tentacion in 2014 and Just Let me know in 2015.
His song Diles caught the attention of DJ Luian from SoundCloud who signed him to his record label, Hear this Music in 2016. Bad Bunny's 2017 collaboration with Karol G, reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart.
He collaborated with Cardi B in 2018. On October 11, 2018, Bad Bunny released Mia, with Drake, which reached number five on Billboard Hot 100.
The artist was a guest performer at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show in February 2020. He won the maximum number of awards at the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards. He won ten awards including the Artist of the Year award.
In January 2022, Bad Bunny was featured in vogue Magazine. He was announced as the lead for El Muerto by Sony Pictures in April 2022. El Muerto is set to be released on January 12, 2024.
His fourth studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in May 2022. It stayed at the spot for seven non-consecutive weeks.