Another artist celebrating a chart milestone is reggaetón superstar Daddy Yankee, who recently scored his fourth No. 1 on Hot Latin Songs thanks to his hit "Shaky Shaky." "I did not expect that a one-take improvisation was going to become an anthem," the chart-topping artist told Billboard in a previous interview.
This week's guest is Chilean singer-songwriter Francisca Valenzuela, who is making a lot of noise with her newly launched feminist music festival Ruidosa Fest, which celebrates female talent and includes musical showcases and empowering panels.
After the festival made its debut in her native Chile, the "Estremecer" singer -- who is playing in Thursday night's Red Bull Select Sound concert series in Los Angeles -- is taking her Ruidosa Fest to Mexico City this weekend (Nov. 4 and 5), which will include participants like Ximena Sariñana and Le Butcherettes. "The goal is to have a conversation of gender issues, whether its barriers of participation or sexism," Valenzuela tells Billboard.
Listen to this week's Latin Connection Podcast below and tune in next week for an all new episode!