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Eladio Carrión is able to make Latin lure world together with his new album 3MEN2 KBRN. After solidifying himself as one Latin music’s main rappers, he proves that his knockout move can maintain up alongside the icons of American hip-hop. Carrión’s newest LP consists of options from Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Migos’ Quavo, and Future.
Carrión has set himself other than different Latin rappers due to his bicultural influences. He grew up residing his life between the states and Puerto Rico. All through his profession, Carrión has teamed up with Latin superstars like J Balvin, Rauw Alejandro, Arcángel, Bizarrap, and Karol G. He broke by way of in 2019 due to Latin Grammy-nominated hit “Kemba Walker” that includes Bad Bunny.
Like his Walker tribute, Carrión continues to salute sports activities superstars who encourage him like with the fierce “Mbappé” remix that includes Future. He additionally groups up as soon as once more with Dangerous Bunny within the swaggering “Coco Chanel.” 3MEN2 KBRN is Carrión unleashing his full pressure as a Latin lure star alongside his idols and shut buddies.
“As a child, rising up, listening to those artists, and now collaborating with them, it’s a dream!” Carrión says about his album’s all-star ensemble.
In April, Carrión can be acting at each weekends of Coachella. That may lead as much as his Sauce USA Tour, which kicks off in Might. Over Zoom, Carrión caught up with Uproxx about his newest LP, the mind-blowing collaborations, and hitting the street in our newest Q&A.
What was the expertise prefer to mix the Latin and English rap worlds in your album 3MEN2 KBRN?
I simply preserve making an attempt to construct that bridge between Latin and American tradition as a result of I’ve been influenced a lot by American hip-hop, however I do Latin music. It’s simply that: making that connection stronger.
How did the “Gladiador” remix with Lil Wayne come collectively?
Bro, I manifested the sh*t out of that. Ever since I made the monitor, I all the time mentioned, “I’m going to drop it, but when Wayne desires to hop on it, I’m doing the ‘Gladiador’ remix any time he desires to leap on.” Thank God, he obtained on it for the album. It was good.
What did you suppose when Lil Wayne was all the way down to group up with you?
That’s my favourite rapper! He’s the rationale why I am going laborious on this a lot with my punchlines. He’s the rationale why I’m choosy with my bars. “Gladiador” is one in all my favourite intros that I’ve completed in my life. Simply having him on that music particularly and realizing that it was meant for him and that he appreciated it. That he heard it and mentioned, “Oh sh*t!” It’s a really large factor for me. He was superb!
What was the expertise prefer to work with Future on the “Mbappé” remix?
We met in Miami. We linked up over there. We talked for awhile. I had to return within the studio to do my stuff and that’s when he killed it in his studio and recorded it. And we did the video the subsequent day. It was dope! We closed out [Bad Bunny’s restaurant] Gekkō. There have been lots of people there. It was tremendous cool.
What did you suppose when 50 Cent determined to function on the music “Si Salimos”?
I couldn’t even imagine it! 50 doesn’t file with anybody. He’s on his producer vibe proper now. For him to take day trip of his day to essentially kill that monitor — as a result of he killed it — it means the world to me.
After years of grinding within the music trade, how do you are feeling to have an album together with your idols on it?
That’s the place you must carry on grinding. That’s the place the grinding will get tougher. I’m simply prepared for extra work. I’m going to maintain on upping the bar.
What was the expertise prefer to reunite with Dangerous Bunny for the music “Coco Chanel”?
It was cool! I went to LA. We met up. We have been locked in for a few days. It was simply cool to maintain up with him as a result of he’s a really busy particular person. I’m very busy too. To have a few days to take a seat down to speak and simply make music, it was tremendous dope to place one thing out with him once more.
By having Quavo and Wealthy The Child with your self and Ñengo Circulation on “Peso A Peso,” you’re positively bringing the worlds of Latin and English rap collectively.
I feel that’s one of many songs that persons are going to most like as a result of beat-wise and simply how Quavo killed it too. He spoke Spanish. Wealthy spoke Spanish too. Ñengo killed it! I feel that’s going to be one of many best songs for each the Latin aspect and American aspect to digest as a result of the beat sounds type of Latin and lure. It’s going to be one of many largest hits of the album.
How do you are feeling to be acting at Coachella this yr?
I really feel superb! For them to contemplate me, to go there off of Latin hip-hop, it’s a giant factor. Individuals who normally go there are extra like pop singers. Simply to be like an underground artist, to go there, it’s superb.
What can we count on out of your performances at Coachella and your upcoming US tour?
A whole lot of me sweating [and] leaping round. Perhaps leaping into the group. Having individuals leap into the group. Simply mosh pits. Simply lure sh*t. A loopy mild present. I all the time give it my all. My followers don’t count on me to do much less, so I obtained to carry my A-game day-after-day.
Dangerous Bunny is among the headliners at Coachella this yr. Is there an opportunity that we might see you two on the stage collectively?
Hey, you by no means know in Coachella! You by no means know.
What do you wish to accomplish subsequent?
Simply get higher at all the things I do. Carry on working towards my artwork. Carry on going to the studio. Carry on writing songs and concentrate on excursions to provide my followers a very good present.
3MEN2 KBRN is out now by way of Rimas Leisure. Take heed to it here.