Upholding an unbeatable hot streak, global superstar, music entrepreneur and Reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee unleashes a new track and video “El Pony”.
The track, which is produced by Daddy Yankee, Chris Jedi, Gaby Music and Dimelo Ninow, gallops right out of the gate with a fast and furious beat as Daddy Yankee keeps up with spitfire verses. Meanwhile, the song leans into a reggaeton bounce as he delivers the unshakable and undeniable hook. The Daniel Duran-produced video kinetically jumps from vibrant settings with dancers taking over a stable, a carousel, and even riding unicorns through the clouds as the superstar dominates each frame.
Speaking on the inspiration of the song, Daddy Yankee explains: “Without any doubt, my inspiration for ‘El Pony’ is Ismael Rivera. In 1957, he released his version of ‘El Caballito,’ so I’ve been listening to this song since I was a young boy. Ismael Rivera inspired the concept behind this song, but I wanted to update it with this generation’s language and reggaeton style. It’s not the same genre, but it’s certainly the same theme that Ismael Rivera and Cortijo did. I wanted to reunite all my ideas and their legendary style and song into ‘El Pony’ and that’s what we managed to accomplish!”
“El Pony” arrives on the heels of his recent global anthem “PROBLEMA,” which has impressively gathered over 115 million streams. Additionally, he shut down Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Good Morning America with unforgettable performances.
“El Pony” paves the way for more music to come from Daddy Yankee as he continues to heat up 2021.
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