Farruko Shares the Video for “PEPAS,” His Latest Genre-Bending Smash
The Song Currently Charts in Spotify’s Global Top 50, and at #2 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Chart
Fresh Off an Award Win and Show-Stopping Performance at Premios Juventud, the Puerto Rican Superstar Prepares to Release His LA 167 Album This Fall
A versatile vocalist with global appeal, Farruko has a genre-bending hit on his hands with his new song “PEPAS.” Today, the Puerto Rican superstar shares the eye-catching video for “PEPAS,” demonstrating the dance-inducing power that’s propelling the song up the charts. Seamlessly blending sounds from urbano and electronic music, “PEPAS” is a dancefloor-ready epic, complete with monstrous drums, gang vocals, and a thrilling beat drop, in which sirenic synths duel with triumphant trumpets. Directed by Mike Ho, the video for “PEPAS” makes clear that the song is an anthem for wild nights. Farru performs atop a makeshift stage made of shipping containers, presiding over a carnivalesque rave, complete with neon light installations, pyrotechnics, fire dancers, and men dressed in neon suits. The party continues until daybreak, when Farru gathers his crew and heads out into the desert to host an off-road vehicle derby.
Watch “PEPAS”: https://youtu.be/y8trd3gjJt0
Buy/Stream “PEPAS”: https://farruko.lnk.to/Pepas
The action-packed video for “PEPAS” arrives as the song continues to climb up some of music’s most prominent charts. “PEPAS” currently sits at #2 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Chart, and ranks at #14 on Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart, with over 53 million total streams and is currently averaging 1 million streams per day. The song also topped Billboard’s Latin Digital Song Sales chart, and made it onto several other Billboard lists, such as Hot Latin Songs at #6, Latin Streaming at #5, Latin Airplay at #13 (and #11 on Urban Latin Airplay), and, and sits at #10 on BDS Radio’s Real Time airplay chart.
Farruko recently performed “PEPAS” on live television during a show-stopping performance at the Premios Juventud, where the hitmaking singer-songwriter won an award under the “La Mezcla Perfecta (The Perfect Mix)” category for “Relacion Remix” alongside Sech, Rosalía, Daddy Yankee and J Balvin. “PEPAS” was the finale of a medley that included “Si Es Trucho Es Trucho Remix” and “No Hago Coro.” Farruko’s performance featured cinematic graphics, to give fans a feel for his upcoming highly anticipated “LA 167 TOUR.” His first ever U.S. arena tour, “LA 167 Tour” makes stops in 12 cities, stopping in California, Texas, Florida, and more. “LA 167” begins in November 2021 and will end in his native Puerto Rico in February 2022, and made history when it sold out his February 5, 2022 show in Puerto Rico’s renowned Coliseo arena during pre-sale (prompting the artist to add February 4, 2022 tour date to his lineup). Tickets are on sale through www.Farruko.com.
Farruko is currently putting the finishing touches on the highly-anticipated La 167 album, slated for release in the coming months.
Buy tickets for “LA 167 Tour” at www.farruko.com
LA 167 Tour Dates:
11/19/2021 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
11/20/2021 – Ontario, CA – Toyota Arena
11/21/2021 – San Jose, CA – SAP Center
11/24/2021 – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
11/25/2021 – Midland-Odessa, TX – La Hacienda
11/26/2021 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Center at Sugar Land
12/03/2021- Atlanta, GA – Gas South Arena (Formerly Infinite Energy Center)
12/04/2021 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center
02/04/2022 – San Juan, PR – Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum of Puerto Rico
02/05/2022 – San Juan, PR – Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum of Puerto Rico
02/11/2022 – Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena – FTX Arena
02/12/2022 – Ft. Myers, FL – Hertz Center
02/18/2022 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
02/19/2022 – Cleveland, OH – Temple Live Center
02/20/2022 – Chicago, IL – Rosemont Theatre
Farruko Stats & Accolades:
Social Media Following: Instagram (18.5 million), Twitter (4.7 million), Facebook (15 million likes), YouTube (13.7 million)
2x Nominee at the 2021 Latin American Music Awards (vote here until 3pm ET on March 23rd)
Winner – Premios Juventud 2021 (La Mezcla Perfecta)
2x Latin GRAMMY Award Winner (2016, 2019)
ASCAP Latin Songwriter of the Year (2018)
Latin Billboard Award Winner (2015)
Nine Latin Airplay #1 Hits (including 2020’s “La Toxica”)
“After his 2017 single ‘Krippy Kush’ became the first Latin trap song to reach the Hot 100 singles chart, Farruko did the unexpected by shifting his next album away from the burgeoning format and returning to urbano’s reggae roots. Eschewing tough rap braggadocio in favor of tuff gong vibrations, Gangalee makes Carribbean connections via cuts like the breezy ‘Quédate’ and the throwback ‘Pórtate Mal.'” – Rolling Stone’s Best Latin Albums of 2019 (Gangalee)
“Whether or not you realize it, this Puerto Rican rapper is one of the most popular artists in America right now.” – Vice
“Luckily, a few artists have taken on the task of ensuring [reggaeton’s] origins aren’t suppressed or forgotten. Farruko is one of the few at the forefront, doing so in the most overt fashion…Farruko, who has over a decade of experience in the music industry, has been a part of that time of reinvention for reggaeton, trap en español, and now reggae…Taking on the advice of the wise, Farruko more often than not says the least but does the most, pouring out his thoughts, emotions and vision for the future of Latin music into extended albums and tracks.” – Remezcla
Farruko is recognized as one of the most important musical phenomena in the Latin music industry. Thanks to his fantastic artistic versatility and his excellence on stage, the multi-platinum artist and two-time Latin GRAMMY winner has managed to conquer massive audiences around the world, becoming one of the most innovative exponents of the reggaeton genre. With eight successful studio albums and multiple collaborations with international artists of different genres, his success has impacted the Hispanic American community, in such a way that his career has been recognized by HBO with a documentary, “Farruko: En Letra de Otro.”
His latest album Gangalee debuted #2 on Billboard’s “Top Latin Songs” chart, entered the “Billboard 200” global chart, and was certified 7x multi-platinum. This album presents essential singles like “Nadie,” “Inolvidable,” “La Cartera” with Bad Bunny, and “Delincuente” with Anuel AA. Likewise, his single “Calma – Remix” with Pedro Capó became an iconic hit of popular reggaeton, which not only received a Latin GRAMMY award but has also been certified as platinum by the RIAA. Additionally, the song received an ASCAP 2020 award and has almost two billion views in its music video. Farruko is characterized by his highly-adaptable skills across musical genres, and his ability to break international barriers with his unique talent. Constantly demonstrating his musical evolution, Farruko reaffirms his position as an artistic powerhouse in the Latin music industry.
About Carbon Fiber Music
Carbon Fiber Music, Inc. (CFM) is a record label specializing in the international Latin market, established in 2014 and founded by international superstar, Farruko, and his manager/entrepreneur Franklin Martinez. Today, Carbon Fiber Music is one of the most respected independent record labels in the music industry and is responsible for the internationalization of multiple artists such as: Farruko, Ankhal, Lary Over, Milly, Akim, Lil Tati, Josephlee, and producers and songwriters: Sharo Towers, K4G K LO K, Ghetto, White Star.
The label is characterized by its mastery of a wide variety of musical styles, which reflect the constant evolution of the Hispanic American youth thanks to its wide and successful catalog that has taken it to win multiple Latin GRAMMYS and tour the world with its artist roster.
Carbon Fiber Music has always distinguished itself for its consistency and the quality of its releases, leading it today to become one of the most recognized and significant brands in Latin Urban music, with more than 3.97 million followers through its social networks and more than one billion views on its official YouTube channel.
Buy tickets for “LA 167” Tour at www.farruko.com
“Love 66” ft. CJ: https://farrukooficial.lnk.to/Love66
“Love 66” video: https://youtu.be/i_wh669vMI4
“Oh Mama” ft. Myke Towers: https://youtu.be/_QykZxOvsSg
“XOXA” ft. El Alfa: https://youtu.be/D9t4APjK4jU
“Burros De Salitre” ft. Ñengo Flow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MMs7dRXuPo
“La Tóxica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puugRJxgdt4