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.'”Continue reading