Latino Breakup Songs To Dedicate To Your Ex And Make You Feel Better
If you’re in the middle of getting over your own Tristan to your Khloé, we’ve got you. The Latino trope for our culture having superhuman abilities to experience depths of human emotions like no other es verdad. That means that some of us fall hard and get right back up again.
Going through heartbreak means you’re living your best life, hunny, and there are hours worth of Latino artists here to croon your heart back together. You’re worth it.
“Be Careful” by Cardi B
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Cardi B knows what it’s like to fall for someone who’s just going to ghost you. It’s a nationwide crisis and “Be Careful” is the antidote for your suffering.
It’s gon’ hurt me to hate you but lovin’ you’s worse.
“Solo de Mi” by Bad Bunny
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Bad Bunny gave us 2019’s Bad Breakup Anthem. I’m not yours or anybody else’s, I’m only for me. Sing it, papi.
No me vuelvas a decir “Bebé” (¡No!)
Yo no soy tuyo ni de nadie, yo soy sólo de mí
“Te Boté” by Casper, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Ozuna
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While we hate that the album cover depicts a highly feminized woman literally in the trash, the music is lit. Keep your heartbreak surface level. You guys had good times but you’re having even better times hasta que “te bote.”
Yo a ti te di una sepultura dura
Yo sé que con el tiempo la herida se cura
Es que en verdad que tú no estás a altura
Te lo juro por dios aunque por dios no se jura
“Te Boté 2” by Jennifer Lopez
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I like to think of this as J-Lo responding for all women who felt attacked by the original.
It goes in one ear, and out the next one
Said you put me out, why you lying?
I left on my own, had you crying
“La Tortura” by Shakira
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Shakira gave us “La Tortura” to capture every complicated feeling of a breakup–from thinking you can still fix the relationship to “que te cagas, puto.” It’s an emotional rollercoaster that can only be called torture.
Mejor te guardas todo eso
A otro perro con ese hueso
Y nos decimos adiós
“Yo No Sé” by DaniLeigh
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DaniLeigh gives us her French romance heartbreak with the upbeat tunes you need to keep your head held high. You can’t fault yourself for what you didn’t know before they showed their true colors.
Tú eras mi Kanye, y yo era tu Kim (Yo era tu Kim)
Pero lo botaste, le diste su fin
Yo me equivoqué cuando yo me enamoré (Yeah)
Me pide perdón, pero ya te olvidé (Yeah, yeah)
“Obsessed” by Mariah Carey
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God bless Mariah Carey for giving us this epic song that will truly minimize your ex into the speck of dust they will forever take up in your mind.
Why you so obsessed with me?
Boy I want to know, lyin’ that you’re sexing me
When everybody knows, it’s clear that you’re upset with me
Ohh, finally found a girl that you couldn’t impress
Last man on the earth, still couldn’t get this
“Mala Gente” by Juanes
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Juanes has admitted this song was about his ex-girlfriend and about how one day, she’d regret treating him so badly. She got burned real good in this song.
Tu me pides que regrese ahora ahora
Y ahora es a mi a quien lo le importas
Tu me pides que seamos más que amigos
Y amigos para que si no hay cariño
Hoy por fin me he dado cuenta de tu engaño
De tu mala calana y tanto mal que me hiciste tu
“No Me Queda Mas” by Selena
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You know that moment when you’ve cried yourself out for weeks and are finally realizing that you’re giving all this energy to someone who didn’t appreciate you? Selena sings this moment for us all.
Que perderme en un abismo
De tristeza y lágrimas
“Consequences” by Camila Cabello
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Camila Cabello takes us through the emotional journey of taking off those rose colored glasses on your ex. It starts out as “young, and wild and free” and eventually, you realize:
Loving you was dumb, dark and cheap
Loving you will still take shots at me
Found loving you was sunshine, but then it poured
And I lost so much more than my senses
‘Cause loving you had consequences
“Olvidame y Pega La Vuelta” by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
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We couldn’t ask for a better duo to sing this one. We hope you get to a place of recovery from the breakup that one day, two years from now, you’ll get to reject the person who just rejected you. Belt it, baby,
Y pega la vuelta (jamás te pude comprender)
Vete, olvida mis ojos, mis manos, mis labios
Que no te desean (estás mintiendo, ya lo sé)
Vete, olvida que existo, que me conociste
Y no te sorprendas
Olvida de todo, que tú para eso tienes experiencia
“Hair” by Little Mix
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Need a more uplifting, girl empowerment song? Get your girls and get out on the town to this one.
I call my, girl (hey)
‘Cause I got a problem (what?)
Only a curl (mhmm)
Is gonna solve it
Then I don’t really care
Just get him out of my hair, yeah
“Heartbeats” by José González
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This isn’t a song to hype up your righteous indignation after a serious breakup. This is to soothe your heart after a swift crash and burn.
One night to be confused
One night to speed up truth
We had a promise made
Four hands and then away
“Kill ’em with Kindness” by Selena Gomez
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Do like your mami taught you and listen to Selena Gomez.
Your mouth’s a gun
No war and anger
Was ever won
Put out the fire before igniting
Next time you’re fighting
“Miss Movin’ On” by Fifth Harmony
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Turn it up because you learned some major life lessons from this doozy. Here’s to never letting history repeat itself!
Shake it off like an Etch-A-Sketch
My lips are saying goodbye
My eyes are finally dry
I took the record off repeat
You killed me, but I survived
And now I’m coming alive
“The Plan” by DaniLeigh
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Honey, that mala was a waste of your time. Now you can focus on you and giving yourself, your future and your heart all the love.
And I’m focused on myself
Make my money, no regrets (No)
I can’t have a 9 to 5 (I can’t)
I’ma go until I die (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
No, ain’t no relationship (Woo)
‘Cause I’m too much on my shit (Yeah)
Got the grip, I’ll never slip (Woo)
To the top, I made it quick, yeah
“Ain’t Yo Mama” by Jennifer Lopez
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Missing your ex more than you want to? Think of all the time you spent taking care of them that you’re going to have to yourself now.
I ain’t gon’ be cooking all day, I ain’t your mama
I ain’t gon’ do your laundry, I ain’t your mama
“I Hate Boys” by Christina Aguilera
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You pissed off at how the world has bred ego-centric pendejos? Xtina gets you.
We would all be happy all be glad,
If sweet mama nature never had,
A-all this dirty little boys who think that the girls
Are only made for toys
Boys wants them women, though they barely can remember.
Then again all men are dogs.
All men are dogs.
“Waste of Time” by Snow Tha Product
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Mexicana rapper Snow Tha Product is all about leaving lo que es malo in the past.
But in the meanwhile you been talking to Penelope and Heather and Alicia and Stephanie And Melanie
And phone looking like a Petey Pablo song, offending me
And now I’m like
I’m gonna go
I’ll be alright
I’m better alone
“Mi Cama” by Karol G
Everyone says the best way to get over someone is to get on top of someone else. Karol G and J Balvin coming at you strong with the motivation:
En mi cerradura ya no entra tu llave
Esa calentura que otra te la apague
Tú en este vuelo no tienes pasaje
Esta noche hay fiesta pero tú no tienes traje (no)
No te preocupes, tu tren ya pasó
Eso te pasa por andar con dos
La matemática a ti te falló
Y te lo dije yo