“Pues” is the Hot New Hit from Multi-Platinum Recording Artists R3HAB, Luis Fonsi and Sean Paul – The Hype Magazine
Published on April 29th, 2021 | by Kamil Kwiatkowski
In a collision of Dance and Latin Pop‘s hit-making superstars, R3HAB, Luis Fonsi, and Sean Paul join forces for their new single “Pues” on CYB3RPVNK/Universal Music. Bringing together the best of melodic electronic beats and sensuous rhythms, the track brings to mind dancing through warm summer nights in tropical locales with beautiful strangers. Part dance melody, part Latin-infused honey, “Pues” has all the makings of a summertime anthem for fans of both genres. The sultry accompanying music video features TikTok superstar and Instagram sensation Valeria Sandoval to set the perfect mood for this single. “Pues” is not R3HAB‘s first venture into Latin pop; he previously collaborated with TINI & Reik for last year’s sensation “Bésame” (I Need You). “Pues” is the catchiest of songs, one soaked with abundant sunshine, pulling the listener close and into a dance that ought never to end. Press play on “Pues” and let it swim through the airwaves with its pulsating bassline and luring vocals.
“It’s always a pleasure to work with industry legends such as Luis Fonsi and Sean Paul. They are both experts of their craft, and together we came up with a reggaeton-dance record perfect for warm summer nights. I’ve been having a great time making music with artists across the Latin world, like TINI, Reik, Rauw Alejandro, Hungria, and MC Jacare. I’m inspired by the diversity of music cultures within Latin music, and have many more to explore. “Pues” is different from everything I’ve released so far, and I’m glad to give it over to our fans now. I hope you love it as much as I do.” – R3HAB
“I love collaborating and exploring all kinds of genres. So I was very excited when the opportunity came to work with two music giants such as R3HAB and Sean Paul. It was a lot of fun recording “Pues” and can’t wait for everyone to listen and dance to it.” – Luis Fonsi
“This song is dopeness an Luis Fonsi is an artist I have a lot of respect for! R3HAB blew this one up like a firework!” – Sean Paul
Dutch/Moroccan DJ and producer Fadil El Ghoul, better known as R3HAB, has been trailblazing his way through dance music for the better part of the last decade. From his breakthrough hit remix of Afrojack, Pitbull and Ne-Yo‘s “Give Me Everything” to his dance anthems, such as “All Around The World (La La La)” and “Lullaby,” which have collectively amassed over 600M streams, to his collaborations with the likes of ZAYN, Andy Grammer, Sofia Carson, Olivia Holt and more, R3HAB has proven to be one of the most talented and forward-thinking artists in the game. He partnered with Spotify and GATTÜSO to create the first-ever official “mint” single release. In 2016 he founded his label CYB3RPVNK, which passed one billion streams on its catalog within the first two years since its inception. R3HAB himself continues to evolve and diversify his sound by working with a variety of artists around the globe, experimenting with everything from hip-hop to pop through his collaborations. With his combination of innate artistry and innovative attitude, in 2021 R3HAB is continuing his journey among electronic music’s elite.
About Luis Fonsi:
Luis Fonsi (real name, Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero) is a Latin GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter/musician of global acclaim for his ubiquitous hit song, 2017’s “Despacito” featuring Daddy Yankee (Universal Latin). His talent was immediately evident upon signing with Universal Music Latin in 1998 with his first album, Comenzare (I Will Begin), which was both a commercial and critical success. Fonsi has since released another seven studio albums and become a household name thanks to his numerous television, video, and film appearances. “Despacito” was the world’s second best-selling single of 2017 with more than 24 million in sales and track-equivalent streams. In 2018, Fonsi was awarded seven Guinness World Records titles for “Despacito,” for distinctions including “most weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart,” “longest duration on the Billboard charts,” and “most viewed video online.” In 2019, Fonsi performed “Right Where I’m Supposed To Be” as the official theme song of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE. As of November 2020, the “Despacito” music video has more than 7.5 billion views. The shelves in Luis Fonsi‘s home that display his awards must certainly be ample, for his professional accolades are abundant. Dominating the world’s music awards, Fonsi‘s “Despacito,” “Echame La Culpa” with Demi Lovato, and other releases, have wins bestowed upon them by the American Music Awards, Latin GRAMMY Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, the BMI Awards and others. Nominations include for additional GRAMMY Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.
About Sean Paul:
Sean Paul (real name, Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques) is a Jamaican dancehall DJ/singer/producer regarded as one of the genre’s most inexhaustible artists. Paul‘s American chart-toppers, originals and features include “Get Busy/Like Glue,” “Temperature,” Beyonce‘s “Baby Boy,” Clean Bandit‘s “Rockabye” with Anne-Marie and Sia‘s “Cheap Thrills.” Paul won the 2004 GRAMMY Award in the category of “Best Reggae Album” for Dutty Rock. Additional award wins include 2005’s American Music Award for “Best Pop/Rock Male Artist,” 2009’s Soul Train Award for “Best Reggae Artist,” and 2012’s MTV Video Music Award (Japan) for “Best Reggae Video” for “She Doesn’t Mind.” Nominations include 2015’s GRAMMY for “Best Reggae Album” for “Full Frequency“, 2017’s MTV Europe Music Award for “Best Song” for Clean Bandit‘s “Rockabye” with Anne-Marie, and 2017’s GRAMMY for “Cheap Thrills” with Sia for “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.”