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Bad Bunny's life before he was famous

The singer reached 9.1 billion listeners on Spotify in 2021.

Veronica Morao
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Bad Bunny

The world-class Puerto Rican singer, Bad Bunny, at 28, has not only been successful in the music industry, but he has also been successful in acting and fashion.

Currently, he is experiencing a glorious moment in his career, due to his stamp. However, his name was not recognized before 2016.

In his childhood, he always knew that he wanted to devote himself entirely to music. This interest began when he was 5 years old when he was part of the church choir, which he attended.

Then, his fascination with the singers he heard every day on the radio began to grow.

His influence, at that age, directed him to participate in school talent shows. This event was her first performance as a singer and at that time she performed ' Bad People ' by Juanes.

At the age of 14, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio began to write his first songs and some freestyle rhymes.

In 2016, he worked as a bagger at Econo Supermarkets, in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. Little by little, he made his Instagram profile useful to show his songs and the SoundCloud music platform.

Thus, he managed to get a label in Puerto Rico called Hear this Music to contact him to proceed to sign a contract.

The Puerto Rican's first hit was " Soy Peor ". This single peaked at number 222 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, placing Bad Bunny as a pioneer of urban music in Latin trap. Thus, it gradually became an icon of the urban genre.

In 2021, Bad Bunny reached more than 9.1 billion listeners on Spotify. In second place was the songwriter and singer Taylor Swift, followed by the South Korean group BTS.

Why 'Bad Bunny'?

The irreverent singer decided to choose a moment of his childhood, right in that he was dressed as a rabbit to go to school. In that episode of his life, he was not very happy, so he posed with a ' bad rabbit ' face.

After experiencing this unpleasant event, the family threatened him, saying that if he misbehaved, they would put the costume on him again.

Now, under the name of success, he won the hearts of fans, who are waiting for the ' World's Hottest Tour '.