University of California will teach a course on the impact of Bad Bunny on Latin culture | arts and culture

University of California will teach a course on the impact of Bad Bunny on Latin culture | arts and culture
University of California will teach a course on the impact of Bad Bunny on Latin culture | arts and culture

The Puerto Rican’s music and its influence on Latin culture led him to be the object of study according to the University of California, where a course on the role of the artist in these matters will be taught starting next year.

of the talent of bad bunny there is no doubt, however, apparently his musical quality has now transcended to the classrooms of the University of Californiathis since during 2023 he will teach a course focused on the impact of Puerto Ricans on Latin culture.

Was the academic in charge of the course, Nate Rodríguezwho spoke with CBS News, where he detailed what the chair will consist of.

The director of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University, California, explained that the new perspective of masculinity that the artist has given to reggaeton encouraged him to create the subject.

Bad Bunny has transformed reggaeton like no other artist has done. When you think of reggaeton, is hypermasculine, macho is embedded in his core. and bad bunny has come and turned it upside down“He told the American media.

According to Rodríguez, the new masculine perspective of “San Benito” shows “how it should be, how it can be authentic, how it can be endearing, how it can be loving”.

On the authenticity of the singer of callaitathe scholar said: “People who don’t even speak Spanish are singing their songs. He sings in Spanish, he speaks in Spanish, he answers questions from journalists in Spanish and that’s how he connects with his fans.and I think that makes him authentic, and that also makes him unapologetically him.”

“The blackout”

Without going any further, the artist released a 20-minute documentary a few days ago filled with social criticism, as well as the song that titles it: “El apagón”.

The premise of the record is the sudden power outages that the island lives daily, however, this is a allegory of the economic and social shortcomings faced by Puerto Ricans.

According to Billboard, the “Bad Rabbit” in this song “points to local governments for their inaction on these issues”.


The article is in Spanish

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