Today, bad bunny has managed to position himself as one of the most recognized and awarded singers of the urban genre, with hits like ‘Last night’s night’, ‘Yonaguni‘ Y ‘DAKITI’, the Puerto Rican rapper continues to surprise with his talent on stage, but this was not always the case. We tell you what was the heavy work that the famous interpreter had before achieving fame.
It is known about the singer that his first approach to music was at the age of 5, when he joined the church choir, where he remained until he was 13 years old. Later he began to listen to several of his artists who would become his favorites, including daddy yankeeas he himself has told in some interviews.
Later, at the age of 14, he began to write his own songs, but in reality it took five more years for him to be encouraged to upload them to the music platform. soundcloud, where his success quickly grew. However, back then, the ‘Bad Rabbit’ had to combine his passion for reggaeton with a simple but exhausting job in his native Puerto Rico.
What did Bad Bunny do before he became famous?
Like many young people who study and work, in his adolescence the reggaeton singer sought to generate income to take home through an ordinary job.
Believe it or not, the best-known artist of the moment used to be a bagger in the supermarket Econo in the municipality of Vega Baja. This was the way he made a living while he was studying Communications at the University of Puerto Rico.
He himself revealed this part of his past during an interview with the famous Don Francisco. He then mentioned that his rise to fame was done in just one year.
“In 2016 I was working in a supermarket, I was a packer. In 2017 I was at the Latin Grammys. That is a sign of improvement, I was like any young man who worked for his own.”
And it is that the ‘Bad Bunny’ began to make his first tracks in the FL Studio audio station, but it was not until 2016 that he released the song ‘Tell them’ together with the company Hear This Musicby Dj Luian and Mambo Kings, who immediately noticed his talent and asked him to sign a contract.
Later would come his first collaboration with Ñengo Flow, Ozuna, Arcángel and Farruko, with whom he recorded a version of his first single and got millions of views on YouTube. At that moment, the gates of fame opened for the young Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio (his real name), who achieved his dream and today is already a millionaire at only 28 years of age.