The Puerto Rican singer of trap and reggaeton Bad bunnand, was born as Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio on March 10, 1994 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was raised by his parents Benito Martínez, a truck driver, and Lysaurie Ocasio Declet, a school teacher. He spent his childhood in Vega Baja, along with his two younger brothers.
He started singing at a very young age after listening to an album by the famous reggaeton rapper, Vico C. By the time he was five years old, Bad bunny she had decided she wanted to be a singer. At age 13, he began writing songs and even produced some of his own songs. Bad bunny He attended the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo and studied audiovisual communication. However, he dropped out of college to focus solely on his musical career. To take care of his expenses, he started working as a packer at a local supermarket. At the same time, he was also focusing on creating music.
He then collaborated with J Balvin and Prince Royce, and released a song titled “Sensuality“which took 10th place on the list of” Hot Latin Songs “. He also released his single”You do not put goat“In November 2017, it ranked 38th on the” Hot Latin Songs “chart.
The collaboration of Bad bunny with famous artists his popularity increased. Eventually he became one of the most sought after trap artists and began acquiring international audiences. He became an internet sensation with more than four billion views on YouTube. He also has a huge following on his official Instagram account. On Spotify, Bad bunny attracts 5.7 million listeners every month.
Many of the songs of Bad bunny They not only made it to various music charts, but were also nominated in prestigious award shows. Your song “If your boyfriend leaves you alone“was nominated at the” Latin Grammy Awards “in the categories” Best Urban Song “and” Best Urban Performance. “One of his works was nominated at the” Premios Juventud “in 2017.
In January 2018, the singer started a campaign to save the life of a child. She used her popularity to raise money for the boy, who had to undergo heart transplant surgery. He also donated $ 100,000 in an attempt to save the boy.