LOUD: The History of Reggaeton

Episode 2: The New York Concentration

El General arrives in Brooklyn in the mid-80s to find a booming dancehall scene underway, and links up with Jamaican producers who start recording and promoting Panamanian artists. Around the same time, a Spanish-language hip-hop revolution is taking place as mixtapes fly back and forth from NYC and Puerto Rico, led by legendary rapper Vico C.