Futuro Studios, Spotify



Critic Rating

The true story of the young people from Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico and beyond who beat the odds, refused to be quiet and created an irresistible musical culture that has kept the world dancing. Join Ivy Queen, one of the founders of the genre, for an incredible musical story about sex, race, drugs, censorship, and of course, perreo. From Spotify Studios and Futuro Studios.

Critic Reviews

Score: 4.8

PR Staff • PodcastReview.org Sep 8, 2021

"The Spotify Original is rich in both sound and narrative, with the company’s licensing coming in handy to play the genre’s foundational hits. The music — five minutes do not pass without a sample — propels the show forward."

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Score: 4.5

Nicholas Quah • Vulture Aug 13, 2021

"I’m intrigued by what I’ve heard so far and am curious to see where it goes."

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Score: 4.9

Isabelia Herrera • New York Times Aug 11, 2021

"“Loud” unpacks all of this context, while fighting the narrative impulse to collapse intricate realities. It chips away at reggaeton’s canon, urging us to take a closer look at the depth and the insurgency it has promised all along. It forces us to listen to reggaeton with complexity — as much complexity as the music and its history hold in the first place."

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