Bad Bunny, pseudonym of Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio (Vega Baja, 10 March 1994), is a Puerto Rican singer. After making himself known by publishing songs on SoundCloud, he reached a level of growing fame in 2016, signing for the label Hear This Music. Mainly active in the field of Latin music, during his career he has collaborated with many international artists, including J Balvin, Cardi B, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Nicki Minaj, Nicky Jam, Maluma, 21 Savage, Travis Scott, Lil Pump, French Montana, Enrique Iglesias, Drake, Will Smith and Jennifer Lopez. Bad Bunny is primarily a performer of Trap Latino. As described by a Rolling Stone article, Bad Bunny sings with a “conversation tone”, using “a low, muddy tone, viscous melodies and a rapper cadence.” In an interview with Billboard, Bad Bunny said that His greatest musical inspirations were Héctor Lavoe, Vico C, Daddy Yankee and Marc Anthony.
Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio was born on March 10, 1994 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Martínez wanted to become a singer since he was five years old. He attended audiovisual communication courses at the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo.