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    ‘Motomami’, Rosalia’s Most Odd Album Yet

    Who is Rosalia? You might have seen her at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards or the 2019 Latin Grammys, but she has been in the industry for more than ten years. She won the VMA for Best Latin Video in 2019. with her song ‘Con Altura’ featuring J Balvin, she also won the Latin Grammy for Album of the Year with ‘El Mal Querer’. However, her change in style with the release of Motomami sparked mixed reactions, with some feeling it wasn’t an improvement.

    Breakdown of ‘Motomami’

    via El Pais

    We’ve seen the marketing process Rosalia took for the album lately. Posting snippets of each of her new songs through TikTok, One of these snippets took social media by storm and was one ‘Hentai’.

    “Te quiero ride, Como a mi bike, Hazme un tape, Modo Spike, Yo la batí, Hasta que se montó, Segundo es chingarte, Lo primero e’ Dios”

    Of course, while this verse went viral, people were in confusion. It wasn’t your typical Rosalia music. Especially this one. The style of the song ‘Hentai’ makes number 6 in her album Motomami is considered Camp. And Camp is defined as something that regards as appealing, all because of its bad taste and ironic value.

    What Makes ‘Motomami’ Unique?

    With 16 songs and a running time of 42 minutes, Motomami is considered a minimalist production. The album includes samples from artists such as Soulja Boy on “Delirio de Grandeza”. It’s a song which is originally made by Justo Betancourt a Cuban Salasa singer.

    Moreover, the album is filled with different genres like Bachata used in “La Fama” with The Weeknd.

    Additionally, other splices of genres include Samba, Reggaeton, and Flamenco. As well as two songs “Bizcochito” and “Saoko” are a response to Wisin’s track “Saoco” featuring Daddy Yankee.

    In a recent interview with Jaime Altozano, Rosalia mentioned:

    “My other projects always had a very solemn tone”.

    She makes reference to her other projects like Los Angeles, her first project being a conceptual album about death. And El Mal Querer which covered themes about abuse.

    Rosalia discussed her creative process and decided it was time to make an album and have fun with it. That’s how Motomami was born. It’s a piece without a complete storyline but tells you how the artist’s mind works. More importantly, it shows the things that she is most fond of.

    Tell us what you think about Rosalia’s new album.

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