Viva Friday Playlist: New Music By Pinto With Lali, Morat, Arcángel & More

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Pinto "Wahin" featuring Lali, "Salta la Comba"

Viva Friday is a compilation of the best new Latin songs, albums and videos recommended by the Billboard Latin editors.

“Sigues con el” -- Arcangel x Sech

Arcangel and Sech have joined forces for a sensual urban track dubbed “Sigues con el.” Singing about an indecisive woman who can’t pick between staying with her partner or finding happiness with someone new, the song’s lyrics are based on real-life stories. “Why are you still with him?/ If when you drink you confess to me that he’s no good,” the catchy chorus expresses. Backed up by a romantic reggaeton beat and the soothing vocals of both the Puerto Rican and Panamanian artists, “Sigues con el” sheds light on stagnant relationships and couples who are comfortable but unhappy. The music video, filmed by Unenano Films and produced by Wildhouse Pictures, shows Arcangel and Sech in fictional scenes where they serve as the girl’s conscience in the most decisive moments. Watch it below. -- JESSICA ROIZ

“Porfa” -- Feid, Justin Quiles (In-Tu Linea/UMLE)

Feid is ready to wrap up 2019 but first, he continues to release new music. This time, the Colombian artist teamed up with Justin Quiles in “Porfa,” a song which melody highlights Feid’s distinguishable R&B-tropical-pop fusions. “Porfa,” produced by Sky Rompiendo and recorded in Miami, is a song about those who want their ex to come back. “I ask you to please don’t leave, stay with me/ I lost track of all the days I haven’t eaten/ I’m going crazy looking for you and I can’t find you/ I don’t want to touch anyone else to be with you,” the lyrics express. On Instagram, Feid stated that “Porfa” is his last release of 2019 and possibly the best song he did all year. “This song has a lot of feeling. J Quiles killed it!” he said. “I’ve been wanting to do a track like this with him and with this one I wrap up my year. It’s a special gift for my new fans and for those who have been with me since day one.” A music video has yet to be released, but you can listen to the audio below. -- JR

“Salta La Comba” -- Pinto “Wahin” ft. Lali (Sony Music Latin)

Former professional soccer player Pinto “Wahin” has found a way to perfectly mesh two of his passions -- fitness, and music -- in one song. Titled “Salta La Comba,” the Spanish athlete-turned-artist teamed up with Argentine singer Lali for an energetic track that fuses urban and samba melodies. “Salta La Comba,” which means to “jump the rope,” is an encouraging song about feeling the music, becoming physically active, and living a healthy lifestyle. The vibrant music video, directed by Daniel Duran for 2 Wolves Films, shows a group of people of all ages working out, dancing, and jumping rope joined by Pinto and Lali’s fierce dance choreography. The clip also features cameos by Pinto’s wife and daughter, and students from his P13Fit class. “Salta La Comba” was co-written by Pinto and Lali. Check it out below. -- JR

“Que No Nos Importe” -- Georgel ft. Kat Dahlia (Universal Music Group)

As an openly gay Latin artist, Georgel continues to vouch for the LGTBQ community through his music. The Mexican singer-songwriter, who recently made the rounds with his retro-cumbia version of Juan Gabriel’s “Noa Noa,” dropped his new single “Que No Nos Importe” in collaboration with Cuban-American singer Kat Dahlia. Composed by Georgel, Kat, Juan Pablo Vega, and Miguel Rico, the Spanglish track, which translates to “We Shouldn’t Care,” celebrates a love that should be fearless and open. “We shouldn’t care about the time/ Let’s spend all night long/ living our own way/ leaving the fears outside.” The music video, filmed in El Paso, Texas, by Julio Abad, shows both artists singing and jamming to the song while lights of the color spectrum cover their faces and bodies. “Que No Nos Importe” fuses Dahlia’s soulful voice and Georgel’s retro-futuristic flairs, bringing to life a track with major Daft Punk-meets-the Weekend vibes. Check it out below. --JR

Paulina Rubio -- “De Qué Sirve” (Universal Music Group)

Paulina Rubio doesn’t lose her essence. “De Qué Sirve” is a ballad mixed with ranchero sound and rhythms that lyrically follows Rubio’s style of previous hits such as “El Ultimo Adios” and “Te Quise Tanto” that turned out to be popular anthems. Written by Rubio, Andrés Castro and Edgar Barrera, the song is about being a man who betrayed his girlfriend and instead of claiming she lets him know that he is the one who loses. In the music video, Rubio wears her hair longer than usual and plays the role of beauty and the beast but this time there’s not a happy ending. -- SUZETTE FERNANDEZ

Morat -- “Enamorate de Alguien Más” (Universal Music Group)

Morat has released the most heartbreaking Latin song of the year. “Enamorate de Alguien Mas” is about asking the person they love to move on because they don’t know how to forget her. The song starts as a slow ballad and almost at the end their pop-rock sound kicks in for a powerful ending. Morat is a Colombian band that through their songs have been able to keep the essence of pop-rock alive in an urban era. -- SF


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