The Women Who Pioneered Reggaeton – And The Women Changing It | AJ+

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Women helped create Reggaeton — and today they’re contributing a lot more than just catchy hooks. This is the story of women who pioneered the genre, and their contemporaries who are among those trying to change its image.

Learn more here:
Remezcla. “http://remezcla.com/lists/music/10-women-in-reggaeton/”

NPR. “https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/2018/02/16/586124391/reggaeton-in-the-age-of-metoo”

The Fader. “http://www.thefader.com/2017/06/21/pongan-atencin-the-queens-of-latin-urbans-past-present-and-future”

Presented by: Sana Saeed
Edited by: Michael Zipkin
Animations by: Joe Corea
Produced by: Sana Saeed, Kathryn Wheeler, Omar Duwaji
Shot by: Fanny Texier, Kori Feener, Omar Duwaji
Senior Producer: Imaeyen Ibanga
Executive Producer:* Sarah Nasr

Special Thanks:
Red Bull Music
Daniel Alvarenga
Melissa Aparicio
Karla Caraballo-Torres

Music tracks courtesy of Audio Network, West One

Footage and images courtesy of AP, Getty, Reuters and Creative Commons.

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