One of the best Rappers and Producers around today, Bad Bunny is from Puerto Rico and has been able to make a fortune ever since he has started rapping and producing songs with his current net worth standing at $4 Million US Dollars. Bunny’s birth name is Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio and he was born in the capital city of Puerto Rico in 1994.
Being quite versatile and creative, he writes most of the lyrics for the songs he produces. His stage name was actually derived from something he did in his early childhood. As it goes, during his days at school, he was dressed up to act like angry bunny when his picture was snapped. Bad Bunny also studied at the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo before he decided to pursue a career in music. Some of the genre he does include trap, hip hop and rap. Before rising to stardom, he started by uploading his songs regularly on different digital platforms. Even though his fan base has developed slowly, but it has eventually.
Bad Bunny’s career started by recording videos as independent artist and when he released his attention grabbing song “Diles” on SoundCloud, he was apparently working at some supermarket. The song received a lot of appreciation and it managed to seek DJ Luian’s attention.
He’d sign him to the record label named “Hear This Music” while introducing him to so many of popular Latin artists. Bad Bunny’s collaboration started with Nengo Flow, Ozuna, Farruko, and Arcangel for the release of “Diles” remix which takes pride in being the track scoring millions of YouTube views.
In 2016, November, Bad Bunny joined hands with Maluma to release “Un Polvo”. He also featured in a couple of other songs as well, titled “Expicame” from Mat Lanez and “Pa Que Le De” from Brray, before he released the single titled “Soy Peor”. This very song made it to #22 on Hot Latin Songs chart.
It was in March 2017, when the music video featuring Bad Bunny became viral on YouTube. It was actually the video of the popular song “If Your Boyfriend Leaves You Alone” from K Balvin. The video clip managed to amass more than 100m views within a month. It was that summer when he’d sign the booking deal with the Cardenas Marketing Network.
Bad Bunny also appeared on the Becky G’s single titled “Mayores” which came out in July 2017. Afterwards, he released “Tu No Metes Cabra” that managed to climb as high as #38 on Hot Latin Songs chart. A collaboration of Bad Bunny, Prince Royce and J Balvin titled “Sensualidad” also managed to peak at #10.
He also worked with Nacho from Venezuela on the “Bailame” remix as well as on “I Do Not Care A F**k” from Young Martino. Recently, he worked together with Natti Natasha to release “Amantes de Una Noche”. This music video became so popular that it earned more than 40m YouTube views within a week’s time. Some headlines have also been made by the single “Krippy Kush” from Farruko, Bad Bunny and Nicki Minaj which featured Rvssian and Travis Scott. Besides his success in music, he’s also launched Bad Bunny Madness computer game.
The 6ft tall rapper and producer maintains a $4m net worth and is compared quite often to Anuel AA – the popular trap singer.