3 Times Elvis Crespo Made the Switch From Merengue Superstar to EDM Sensation

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Elvis Crespo performs with Grupo Mania during Mega 97.9 Megaton Concert at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 28, 2015 in New York City.  

Elvis Crespo has been making the world dance merengue since the '90s, but now he's found a new passion in the EDM world.

Despite the current Latin music world revolving around the reggaeton and trap scene, Crespo is still making us dance with his catchy music, whether it's classics from the ‘90s or new jams. Recently, he dropped a special tribute to the late vallenato singer Diomedes Diaz called Diomedizado and is promoting "Bien Guillao" with DJ Nelson and Alberto Stylee.

It’s been a busy, nonstop career for Crespo, who has recently been reborn as a total EDM sensation thanks to his collabs with Deorro and Steve Aoki. Here are three times Crespo proved he’s the next big deal in the electronic dance music world.

1. In 2015, he took Coachella by storm, presenting his single “Bailar” with Deorro.

2. He basically owned the 2018 Ultra Music Stage in Miami, singing “Azukita” with Steve Aoki, Daddy Yankee and Play-N-Skillz. The single is currently nominated for favorite tropical song at the 2018 Latin American Music Awards.

3. He made a surprise appearance -- ponytail and all -- at the 2018 Nocturnal Wonderland Music Festival in California, presenting onstage with Deorro and singing “Suavemente.”


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