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DRAKE’S SUMMER HIT “HOTLINE BLING” FROM HIS 2016 ALBUM VIEWS GETS COVERED BY FUEGO

Fresh off his success from his recent singles; “Gods Plan” and “Nice for What.” Another one of Drakes songs is in high play demand, although this isn’t a newly released track. A cover of the summer hit “Hotline Bling” performed by Dominican-American Latin Trap pioneer Fuego; was recently featured in an episode of FX Atlanta. Dubbed as the “Mexican Drake,” his song “Cuando Suena El Bling” has many fans and those in the music community talking.

We Talked to Fuego, the Guy Who Made the Incredible Spanish Version of Drake’s “Hotline Bling” – VICE

In an interview with VICE Magazine. Fuego spoke about the bachata feel of the original song, and how he relates to Drakes lyrics. “Yes, definitely the sound, and I am a fan. Drake is one of the greatest artists of our time. I can relate to a lot of his lyrics and I remix his and other hip-hop artists’ music all the time, whether it’s on the same beat or on reggaeton, or even on a merengue electronico version.

Widely respected as an originator of today’s exploding movement of Latin Trap / Urban music, Fuego is still pioneering and attracting bigger audiences every day. He has worked extensively as a composer, including three songs in J Balvins album Energia. His collaborations include; Rick Ross, Pitbul, Farruko, J Balvin, Zion & Lennox. His early urban-mambo sound earned him a 2011 number-one with “Una Vaina Loca,” topping charts in NINE countries.

2018’s strong start includes a head-turning release alongside Dillon Francis, “We The Funk,” a commercially ample single seen as pioneering in the Latin-urban-EDM space.

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