Puerto Rican singer Ozuna pointed to the current success of urban music in the Spanish language, a triumph to which he has contributed and wants to continue contributing with the release of his new album, Ozutochi, a trailblazing project that will be released in October.
The rapper is proud and happy that Latinos are leading the industry, being living proof that people who come from nothing can build up and fulfill their dreams, “It is important to represent ourselves without having to change our vision. What we are now enjoying is not having to switch to another language for people to connect, it is very important.”
Ozuna is at the moment in Miami to participate in Billboard’s Latin Music Week. He is also nominated for two Billboard Latin Music Awards. The winners are to be announced this Thursday at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach
The new album that includes 18 songs is a fusion of jazz, techno, bachata, mambo, and reggaeton. It has collaborations with well known artists and newcomers. Ozuna reveals that he really loves collaborating and targeting new talents like the Argentine singer Martina Stoessel, professionally known as Tini. He also mentions that he would like to open up to new styles and collaborations, although he did not give any details concerning the artists participating in Ozutochi.
Regarding the artists with whom he would like to work with in the future, he hinted at the Barbadian singer Rihanna and also the American Bruno Mars. He also spoke of artists from Europe, especially Spain, where he recorded the video for the song “La Copa.”