In Puerto Rico, Enrique Iglesias Denies Referring to Reggaetón as Garbage

Spanish Singer Enrique Iglesias arrived in Puerto Rico last week for a show on Saturday, after eight years since he last performed in concert on the island.

Dressed in jeans, jacket, and cap, he assured that his presentation in Puerto Rico was the beginning of the most fun and interesting tour in his career.  He added that he welcomed the opportunity to revisit hits such as “Si tú te vas” [If You Leave], “Lloro por ti” [I Cry for You], “I Like,” “Cuando me enamoro” [When I Fall in Love], and others, making this “a different repertoire; that is what I think will make the concert magical.”

Upon arrival, the artist was to begin rehearsing for the show with Wisin & Yandel and Pitbull. This brought up the topic of “reggaeton.” Asked by the press about comments he had made against the musical genre, allegedly calling it “garbage,” the singer defended reggaeton and responded, “Whoever said that is a [censored]. . . I don’t know where people are getting this [information]. Never in my life have I pronounced that statement.”

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