Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” makes history by annihilating You Tube’s record for most viewed videos. The clip has 3,186,491,369 views and rising. In less than seven months, the visual surpass Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, and former number one Psy’s “Gangnam Style.”
The track dominated the billboard top one hundred since it has not dropped from the top ten. Also, it is featured as the summer’s number one song for twelve consecutive weeks.
The remixed version of the track, released in April 2017, featured pop star Justin Bieber and is listened all over the world. In no time at all, “Despacito” has broken all kinds of records, including the most streamed song of all time with 4.6 billion plays and growing. The song is played in many countries like Mexico, Brazil, and the U.K.
The intoxicating video soundtracks Fonsi and Yankee’s original, not featuring Bieber in the clip. The visual was filmed in the colorful Puerto Rican barrio “La Perla,” located in San Juan, the island’s capital. Along side crashing waves and graffiti codded walls, “Despacito” shows the beauty of Puerto Rican urban culture.
Take a look at the record-breaking video, and you be the judge.