Ruben Blades Raps Recommendation to Residente on J Balvin Feud – Billboard


It takes one good lyricist to sort out one other good lyricist.

And so, iconic salsa star, actor and songwriter Ruben Blades turned the primary and solely individual to answer Residente’s tiradera, or diss, in opposition to J Balvin with phrases of his personal, in a video posted on his Instagram account Thursday (March 11).

“My identify has appeared in social media and newspapers, and though it’s another person’s battle, immediately I’m compelled to reply,” Blades raps over a salsa tumbao. “Make no mistake about it, I need to be clear: I give recommendation to René as a result of I like him like a brother.”

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Blades’ “recommendation” comes within the wake of the “Residente: Bzrp Music Classes No. 49,” which options Residente rapping over DJ Bizarrap’s beats. The observe, launched March 4, is notable as a result of 5 of its eight minutes are dedicated to Residente (actual identify René Pérez Joglar) raking Balvin by way of the coals, calling him, amongst many different issues, a “racist,” a “failure” and a “faux.”

The observe additionally invokes Blades, buddy of Residente’s, who was unwittingly put into the center of the controversy. After Balvin known as for a boycott of the Latin Grammys final fall, Residente posted a video blasting him as a result of, amongst different issues, that yr’s ceremony would honor Blades, the final word songwriter.

However in his video, Blades appealed for calm with humor and magnificence, mainly telling Residente to simmer down and ignore Balvin.

“Generally it’s finest to let the newborn cry,” he raps. “There’s an outdated fact that solely the great study: That gold can by no means purchase he whose soul just isn’t on the market.”

After which, the grand finale with a wink and a smile: “All these ruffled emotions, I like to recommend placing them to mattress. Chill out listening to the album of the yr: Salswing!” he finishes with a flourish, with a shout-out to his Latin Grammy album of the yr.

Take a look at Blades’ rap right here:





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It takes one good lyricist to sort out one other good lyricist. And so, iconic salsa star, actor and songwriter Ruben Blades turned the primary and solely individual to answer Residente’s tiradera, or diss, in opposition to J Balvin with phrases of his personal, in a video posted on his Instagram account Thursday (March 11).…

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