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Ozuna and Anuel AA Bring the Heat to CJ’s “Whoopty” Remix Music Video

CJ just turned up the heat on his hit “Whoopty” with a new Latin remix. Puerto Rican superstars Ozuna and Anuel AA join the rising rapper in the hard-hitting music video.

“Whoopty” is CJ’s spin on the emerging drill music genre.

Christopher Daniel Soriano, Jr., who is better known by his stage name CJ, broke out earlier this year thanks to his single “Whoopty.” He capitalized on the drill music sound that was popularized by late Dominican-American rapper Pop Smoke. Since then, Eladio Carrion and Chucky73 have extended the emerging genre’s reach.

Ozuna and Anuel didn’t have to go this hard on the remix (but thankfully they did).

In February, “Whoopty” hit No. 10 on Billboard‘s all-genre Hot 100 chart while impressively peaking at No. 3 on the UK Singles chart. In the “Whoopty” remix, CJ leans into his Puerto Rican roots with the help Boricua artists Ozuna and Anuel AA. That energy that the self-proclaimed “Los Dioses del Trap” were lacking on their joint album is all here. Anuel goes off like a Gatling gun in his guest verse and Ozuna packs a wallop of his own. This remix has plenty of bars and it’s no-holds-barred at the same time.

That fire that Anuel AA and Ozuna bring to the “Whoopty” remix is perfectly captured in the new music video. With CJ, they’re rapping their verses in front of car that’s up in flames. There’s also an underground fight club going to up the visual’s intensity.

Previously, CJ released a “Whoopty” NYC remix that featured Rowdy Rebel and French Montana. His second single “Bop” followed. Up next, CJ will drop the Loyalty Over Royalty deluxe EP on April 9.

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Karol G And Anuel AA Confirm They Broke Up Four Months Ago

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Karol G And Anuel AA Confirm They Broke Up Four Months Ago

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After weeks of speculation, Karol G and Anuel AA have confirmed their breakup. Anuel was the first to reveal that the reggaeton power couple split up four months ago.

Anuel said that his relationship with Karol simply ran its course.

On Tuesday night, Anuel AA hosted an Instagram live where he revealed that he and Karol G called it quits on their relationship. To the surprise of his fans, the Puerto Rican rapper said they actually broke up around four months ago. He further explained that the split was just “something that happens in life.”

With rumors of cheating breaking them up, Anuel AA also said that was not the case and no “third party” was involved. He mentioned the split was amicable and there’s no bad blood between him and his ex-fiancée, Karol G.

Karol G also confirmed their breakup on IG.

After Anuel AA went live, Karol G posted a few messages to her Instagram story about the breakup. The Colombian reggaetonera reiterated that she ended on good terms with Anuel. That’s why they were spotted together at her recent KG0516 album party in Miami.

“If just accepting it is hard enough, imagine having to do it in front of millions of people,” Karol G wrote. “For a long time, we tried to keep our relationship away from social media in order to take care of ourselves. We have never used our relationship for marketing purposes. Not today. Not even 3 years ago.”

Her song “El Barco” appeared to hint at the split.

On her KG0516 album, Karol G sang about heartbreak in the song “El Barco.” There was speculation that she was singing about her breakup with Anuel.

“Thank you all for joining us in our crazy antics,” she continued. “I love you, Emmanuel. My gratitude to you, your family, and everything we lived, grew, and learned together is infinite.”

Anuel AA and Karol G met in 2018 while filming the music video for their collaboration “Culpables.” Anuel has a whole back tattoo of one of his favorite photos with Karol.

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2021 Latin American Music Awards Highlights: Ozuna, Eslabón Armado, Karol G and More

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2021 Latin American Music Awards Highlights: Ozuna, Eslabón Armado, Karol G and More

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The 2021 Latin American Music Awards were last night and Bad Bunny emerged victorious. Even though the Puerto Rican superstar was absent, he won five awards.

Karol G and Nicki Minaj were big winners.

Right behind Benito, who took home Artist of the Year, was Karol G, with three wins. She won for her smash hit “Tusa,” which also made her collaborator Nicki Minaj a three-time winner. “Tusa” won the Song of the Year award over Bad Bunny’s “Yo Perreo Sola” and Colombian singer Maluma’s “Hawái.”

Boricua singer Rauw Alejandro also won big.

In the New Artist of the Year category, rising Puerto Rican pop star Rauw Alejandro took home the award. Like Bad Bunny, he was also absent from the ceremony. “Thanks to all those who voted for me,” Alejandro wrote in his Instagram stories. “I’ll see you all soon. Wait for me.”

The night was also filled with plenty of performances. Latido Music is here with five of our favorite Latin AMAs performances.

Eslabón Armado

Eslabón Armado is the Mexican-American trio that is reviving the sierreño sound in regional Mexican music. They’re doing it with their own emo spin on the genre. The guys won two awards: Favorite Regional Mexican Duo or Group and the Favorite Duo or Group general category. In one of their first major award show performances, the crowd was treated to Eslabón Armado’s “Con Tus Besos” live.

Ozuna

Last night Ozuna was honored with the Extraordinary Evolution Award for his incredible music career. The moment was extra special for the Puerto Rican superstar because his grandmother gave him the award. Ozuna was in tears of joy over the gesture. He also performed a medley of hits like “Vaina Loca” and “Dile Que Tu Me Quieres.”

Karol G

Fresh off her new album KG0516 topping Billboard‘s Latin Album chart, Karol G performed at the Latin AMAs. She gave her first live performance of “El Makinon” with rising Latina singer Mariah Angeliq. The sensual performance was a show of girl power at the awards.

Maluma

Maluma performed a few times at the Latin AMAs. He teamed up with Wisin, Myke Towers, and Anitta for their remix of “Mi Niña.” He also joined fellow Colombian act Piso 21 for their hit duet “Más de la Una.” His best performance of the night was “Tonika” from his 7 Días En Jamaica (#7DJ) album. He sang it with Jamaican music royalty Ziggy Marley for the first time.

David Bisbal and Carrie Underwood

In one of the most-anticipated moments of the night, Spanish singer David Bisbal teamed up with country music superstar Carrie Underwood. The duo debuted their duet “Tears of Gold” live and Underwood sang in Spanish.

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