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Karol G, Daddy Yankee & More Latin Urban Artists Revive Classic Reggae Songs

Karol G - "Go Karo"
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Karol G performs "Go Karo" live.

Earlier this week, Billboard compiled a list of Latin urban artists that have revived an old-school reggaeton hits in their recent songs. But this isn't the only new trend taking over the genre in 2019.

Just as artists such as Anuel AA are bringing back timeless perreo and reggaeton tracks in their jams, they are also reviving classic reggae.

Check out which Latin urban artists are reviving reggae below.

ANUEL AA

In collaboration with Ozuna, Karol G, Daddy Yankee, and J Balvin, Anuel AA pays tribute to Shaggy’s all-time hit “It Wasn’t Me” in "China," giving it a captivating Latin-meets-EDM twist.

KAROL G

“Go Karo,” part of Karol G’s latest album Ocean, is a song that gives a Latin urban touch to English reggae singer’s Pato Banton’s song “Go Pato.”

DADDY YANKEE

Daddy Yankee teamed up with Canadian reggae singer Snow to bring back his ‘90s hit “Informer.” In true Yankee fashion, the song returned as a Spanglish boom called “Con Calma.”

PITBULL

Pitbull joined forces with Natti Natasha and Daddy Yankee for his song “No Lo Trates,” a song that tributes the classic “Rica y Apretadita” by Panamanian reggae plena singer El General.

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