Q-and-A: Reggae Singer Snow On His Surprise Comeback With Daddy Yankee

Source: David Friend, The Canadian Press, https://www.citynews1130.com

TORONTO — When reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee asks to sample your song, it’s a serious compliment, but Canadian reggae-rapper Snow admits he was cautious to lend his career-defining track “Informer” to another artist.

Before he gave the Puerto Rican singer permission to incorporate the hook of his 1992 megahit into the new single “Con Calma,” the Toronto-based performer insisted on a quality check.

“It was an honour this guy wanted to do the song over, but I was still thinking, ‘Let me hear how it sounds,'” he said in a recent interview.

“But when I heard it I thought — ‘Oh, this is fire.'”

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