Whether you’re into reggaeton or not, chances are you have heard the name Bad Bunny. With a recent Grammy win and an upcoming album, here are 7 things you didn’t know about the Latinx star.
Bad Bunny has taken the world by storm. Not only is he thriving in the music industry, but he has done it all; sports, fashion, wrestling, and more. Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about Bad Bunny:
He Was a Bagger At a Supermarket
Before being an international star, Bad Bunny used to work as a bagger at a grocery store in Puerto Rico. He would sing at church and upload his self produced songs to Sound Cloud at the time. The singer has referenced this moment in his life in plenty of songs.
“Yesterday I was a bagger, today I’m a millionaire”. -Desde El Corazón, Bad Bunny
He Has an Airbnb
For his “El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo” album, the cover was a truck on a dark road. This theme stood out throughout his tour where the stage was also a truck. On his tour’s final night, the star listed a 53 foot truck on Airbnb called “El Ultimo Big Rig”.
— Airbnb (@Airbnb) March 23, 2022
He Released an Unanticipated Album Because of An Instagram Live
During the pandemic, the star hopped on Instagram live to sing some songs with his fans. He jammed to his best songs with a wooden spoon. At the end of the video, he started playing songs that he wasn’t going to release. A little later, he released the songs in an album called “Las Que No Iban A Salir”.
Fighting On WWE Was a Childhood Dream
Many Bad Bunny songs mention recognized WWE wrestlers such as Triple H and John Cena. In 2021, he released the video for the hit song “Booker T” featuring the WWE wrestler. That same year he performed at Royal Rumble 2021 and competed at WrestleMania. Like many children, he used to play WWE as a child. In SNL, he confessed that he watched his Wrestle Mania fight every night before bed.
He Owns a Basketball Team
In 2021, Bad Bunny bought a Puerto Rican basketball team. He is co-owner of Puerto Rico’s basketball team “Los Cangrejeros de Santurce”.
He Liked Shopping in The Women’s Section
Bad Bunny is well known for his fluid style. He uses bold colors, paints his nails and pushes boundaries. When he was a kid, he liked going to the women section with his mom.
In an interview with Allure, he said “ It was my turn to buy clothes and it was boring as hell. The same jeans and T-shirts, jeans and T-shirts in different sizes. The women had it all!”
To this date, Bad Bunny has never shied away from having his unique style. In the video for “Yo Perreo Sola”, he performs the song in full drag. He also performed in SNL, wearing a skirt, calling out a transgender women who had been murdered in his home country.
He Has Had Multiple No. 1
In 2020, he had the first All Spanish No. 1 Album ever. His most recent album “El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo” made history being the first all spanish Album to Debut atop Billboard 200.
Bad Bunny (@sanbenito) was the most streamed artist on Spotify in February 2022 with 1.04B streams.
— Spotify Daily Data (@spotify_data) March 2, 2022
According to Billboard, the song “Dakiti” hit No. 1 in January 2021, and spent 27 consecutive weeks at the top.
He shared a funny video on his Instagram asking Siri to play the number one song in the world.
So much success and Bad Bunny’s career is only beginning! Without a doubt the latinx star will continue to surprise us.