'We grow up breathing music': how Puerto Rico became a pop superpower
The Guardian -

Online streaming and the country’s proximity to the US have led to the likes of Despacito topping the charts – and now the island’s musicians are embracing politics

It sometimes feels as if there is no getting away from Despacito. At more than 5bn views, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s track is now the most streamed video of all time on YouTube. But there is plenty more where that came from: Puerto Ricans such as the Despacito duo were responsible for 27 of the top 100 most-viewed music videos on...

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