Should you get the sensation Bad Bunny is in every single place directly, all the time, nicely, you’re not solely confused.
The record-smashing Latin artist is a verified international celebrity, and his profession appears to be rolling alongside, gathering momentum by the month.
Want a snapshot? In latest weeks, Bunny (actual identify: Benito Ocasio) scored his tenth music video to hit one billion views on YouTube (with 2016’s “Soy Peor”); he opened the 2023 Grammy Awards; offered on the Billboard Women In Music; and online game writer 2K launched a primary take a look at Dangerous Bunny in WWE 2K23, the latest instalment of the WWE online game franchise.
Pull again a couple of years and, Bunny made historical past with El Ultimo Tour del Mundo (2020) and Un Verano Sin Ti (2022), which each debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, making him the one artist to high the tally with a Spanish-language album — not as soon as, however twice.
Un Verano Sin Ti went on to turn out to be the primary Spanish-language album to be nominated for album of the yr on the Grammys, and it won the IFPI World Album Award, making Bunny the primary Latin artist to ever win an IFPI international award.
Add to that big-office dynamite, each on tour and on the films, and a No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100 for “I Like It” with Cardi B and J Balvin, this Bunny simply retains bouncing alongside.
The Puerto Rican rapper was within the highlight once more on The Late Late Present Tuesday evening (March 14), for a spherical of “Carpool Karaoke”.
Sitting alongside host James Corden, Bunny performed alongside and answered these questions all of us needed to ask.
Amongst them, how did it go down together with his people when he introduced he’d use the stage identify Dangerous Bunny as a substitute of Benito (he initially needed to cover his options behind a bunny masks, à la Deadmau5 and Marshmello. “I by no means needed to be so well-known. So then I simply went with the circulate.”) Additionally, why “Dangerous Bunny” (regardless of how unhealthy he’s, a bunny is “nonetheless wanting cute…that’s me.”), and was there fact behind the rumor that Bunny practically didn’t make it for his Grammy-opening medley efficiency (sure, blame L.A. site visitors).
The hip-hopper additionally mentioned his love of drawing and wrestling. He demonstrated it, at one level attractive Corden into the ring with WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio.
The very best of the motion, nonetheless, was saved for the “karaoke” aspect, with host and expertise hitting “Dakiti,” “I Like It,” “Tití Me Preguntó,” and covers of “Break Free” by Ariana Grande that includes Zedd, and ending issues up with Harry Styles’ “As It Was,” the biggest hit on the planet final yr.