Born on March 10, 1994, in Almirante Sur, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio is the man who came to be known as Bad Bunny. He grew up listening to salsa music thanks to his mother and went on to sing in his church choir as a kid. One of his earliest performances was at his middle school talent show, where he sang “Mala Gente,” a song by Juanes.
Bad Bunny’s style has been described as a mix of traditional Latin music, trap, and reggaeton.
Benito has collaborated with the likes of J Balvin, Daddy Yankee, Arcangel, and other notable figures in the Latin music scene.
One of Bad Bunny’s earliest hits was “I Like It,” a collaboration between Drake, Cardi B, and the rapper. The Puerto Rican Rapper’s debut album, X 100pre, was released in December 2018 and went on to earn a Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Music Album.
Through the success of his albums, singles, and features, Bad Bunny has become one of the most famous Puerto Ricans in the world. Learn all about how he got to that status right here.