Wisin & Yandel, "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso"
Unlike other stars of the reggaetón scene who've increasingly embraced mainstream dance music and explored diverse Latin rhythms, Wisin & Yandel remind us why reggaetón blew up in the first place. The self-described "Puerto Rican cowboys" rounded up a posse for an album that remains true to the group's urban roots. Tego Calderon and Franco El Gorila contribute to the old-school San Juan sound of the track "Sigan Bailando," which will have everyone digging into the floor to the dembow beat. And the song "Se Acabo" adds the romantic style of Tito "El Bambino" for a sure hit. Sean Kingston, as could be expected, brings the heat to "Fever." There are enough vocal effects on "Los Vaqueros: El Regreso" to satisfy the trend and plenty of radio-friendly grooves, but the album's infused with a grittiness that's gone missing from many recent urban Latino productions. On the set, Wisin & Yandel return to show they're still the rockers of reggaetón.