Released: Jul 2012
Label: Machete Music
Doble-U y Yandel may have just managed to pull off the dream of every would-be reggaeton king with the aptly titled Lideres. The crossover-leaning cuts here are many and infectious, designed to get you shaking it whether the duo has J.Lo or Chris Brown in tow. But here's the thing: They do it without sacrificing a bit of their natural swagger. Bangers like "Prende" work the dembow like they own it. But W&Y roll strong riddims into even their poppiest cuts (the reggaeton-ified dubstep of "Una Benedición") and their innovative beats into everything (see the slippery synths of "No Te Detengas").