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Chesca and Arcangel Release Provocative Trap Anthem “Cara de Buena”

On the heels of the global hit song, “Te Quiero Baby (I Love You Baby),” CHESCA is back with a street banger, designed to reach urban music fans worldwide. CHESCA’S most recent release is quickly exploding and becoming a mainstream reaching song after three weeks of release with significant growth and interest GLOBALLY including non-Spanish speaking markets, making “Cara de Buena” a perfectly timed release. While the momentum is hot for CHESCA and teaming up with superstar, ARCANGEL, SMG commits full support to have this song be a global stream, video, and club HIT. The track is a trap-style song about a girl who can be just as bad as a boy when she is pushed to it in a relationship. The song is a sultry, aggressive, strong track that instantly grabs you right at the start. Its melodies and expertly sung phrases by CHESCA deliver the right level of angst towards ‘her man,’ ARCANGEL.
CHESCA continues making her mark on the Latin scene. Variety honored her as one of 10 LatinXs to Watch in 2020, a celebration of promising talent in the LatinX community. Her audience continues to grow, currently sitting at 165k followers on Instagram, 151k followers/2.3M likes on Tik Tok, 50k subscribers on YouTube, and 13.3k followers on Twitter.  ARCANGEL is one of Trap Latino/Reggaeton’s most prominent exponents, known for his signature phrases, witty lyrics, and steaming vocal delivery. On “Cara de Buena,” ARCANGEL’S years of experience versus CHESCA’S spark and feistiness make for a match destined to greatness.

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CHESCA was born and raised in Puerto Rico and grew up around a very musically driven family. She released her first Spanish single, “Azucar” in October 2018 – an urban pop record with the combination of Reggaeton and Latin sounds produced by Grammy-winning producer Jimmy Joker and written Grammy winners AJ Janussi, Bilal The Chef, I AM Chino, and Jorge Gomez. This song, along with her music video, made a mark in the industry generating over 4m views as an independent release. The song was placed on a scene for the movie “What Men Want” and made it to the Top 10 Radio Airplay Charts in Puerto Rico. In 2020, Chesca was featured in the #1 Hit on Latin radio airplay “Subelo” (Further Up) with Static & Ben El and Pitbull. Her debut single, “Deja De Hablar,” signed under Saban Music Group (SMG), featured top Latin urban artist- Jon Z. In May 2020- Chesca dropped “Hijo De Uff,” which features mega influencer and artist Sebas.

Austin Santos, known as ARCANGEL, was born in New York on December 23, 1985. In 1999, he honored his Puerto Rican-Dominican ancestry and moved back to the island to start a career in Reggeaton. While he was in Puerto Rico, he formed a duo with De La Ghetto, which was incredibly popular not only on the island but also in the United States. In 2007, Arcangel released the single “Chica Virtual” from DJ Nelson’s compilation album “Flow La Discoteka 2”, which skyrocketed on Urban Radio. In 2012, he signed with Pina Records and appeared on the compilation album “La Fórmula.” In 2013, he released his second studio album: “Sentimiento, Eleganza y Maldad,” which included collaborations with Daddy Yankee, De La Ghetto, and Ñengo Flow. In 2015, Arcangel released his third album, “Los Favoritos,” a collaboration with DJ Luian, which features Farruko, Ñengo Flow, Nicky Jam, J Balvin, Wisin, and more. In 2019, he released his highly anticipated fourth album, “Historias de un Capricornio,” which reached the #2 position on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart. ARCANGEL currently has over 11.1 million Instagram followers, 10.6 million followers on Facebook, 8.4 million YouTube subscribers, and 16.3 million Spotify monthly listeners. 

About SMG:
Saban Music Group LLC (SMG) is a global music entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California. SMG was founded in 2019 by Haim Saban, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saban Capital Group LLC and a worldwide pioneer and leader in the entertainment industry. SMG captures the globalization of music by identifying, signing, and developing artists with international appeal. This year, SMG announced a global distribution and marketing agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment.

Since its launch, spearheaded by industry veteran Gustavo Lopez, SMG has been signing artists and developing content for the global music audiences. The music entertainment firm is committed to providing resources for both local as well as international artists through its 360 model. The company operates in many pillars, including recorded music, publishing, touring, management and acquisitions. SMG’s global artist roster includes Static & Ben El (Israel), Mergui (Israel), Marie Monti (France), Chesca (Puerto Rico), and Reykon (Colombia), to name a few.