Peru Urban Music
List of the Top Peruano Reggaeton and Peruano Trap Artists
A small market compared to other music scenes of Latin America; Peru popular music is a mixture of various forms of modern-day Peruvian pop music that includes salsa and cumbia, and your typical Latin pop music, but with this list we will breakdown urban music in Peru (Peru musica urbana), preferably Peruano reggaeton and Peruano trap music, along with artists that have implemented the sound into their collection of music.
Peru has always had a long history of music and one of Latin America’s most unique cultures. Historically, Peru has consisted of various sounds, dances, and unique instruments that have been solely distinct to the country of Peru.
One thing that makes music in Peru special that each region of the country has its own distinctive sound or likening towards a specific genre of music. From the urban cities along the western portion of Peru that include places like Lima, to the indigenous communities of the Andes and the Amazon, alongside a sizeable population of Afro-Peruvians, all have their own specific forms and styles of music.
Throughout the timeline of Peru’s popular music, legendary and pioneering artists that have popularized Peruvian music have been artists like Yma Sumac, Eva Ayllón, Lucha Reyes, Susana Baca, Chabuca Granda, Anna Carina, Gian Marco, Pamela Rodríguez, and numerous more of various eras and generations.
Fast forwarding into present day Peru, most of the country’s top artists are pop, cumbia and salsa singers, artists like Anna Carina, Deyvis Orosco, Maricarmen Marin, Daniela Darcourt, Yahaira Plasencia, Alvaro Rod, Amy Gutiérrez, and several others.
While Peru reggaeton and Peruvian trap music may not have the notoriety as other genres within Peru, or as reggaeton and trap scenes in other Latin American countries, but there is still a nice size roster of talented Peruvian reggaeton artists that have gained stardom, fame, and respect for their artistry throughout Latin America.
The below roster consists of some of Latin America’s most underrated and most talented with top Peruvian pop singers, artists like Leslie Shaw, Micheille Soifer and Mayra Goñi, top Peruvian rappers, like Faraón Love Shady, Fer Angell, Zafiro, and Phantom Joyce, some of the country’s top salsa artists, like Nesty, and finally true Peruvian trap music artists and Peruvian reggaeton artists.
Top 15 Peruano Trap and Reggaeton
1. Leslie Shaw
Leslie Shaw is a multifaceted Peruvian artist known for her versatility as a singer, model, and actress. Shaw debuted as a solo artist in the late 2000s and quickly gained recognition in the Latin music scene. She has released a number of singles that resonate with pop and reggaeton influences, and one of her most notable tracks is “Faldita,” which she performs with Mau y Ricky. Shaw’s ability to blend different genres has garnered her a considerable following across South America, and her music often features empowering themes and catchy hooks.
2. Faraón Love Shady
Faraón Love Shady is a Peruvian rapper and YouTube personality who rose to fame with his distinctive approach to trap music. He is known for his unconventional style and eccentric music videos. Despite being a controversial figure due to his explicit lyrics and bold persona, Faraón Love Shady has managed to carve out a niche for himself in the South American hip-hop community. His hits like “Flow de barrio” have captivated a youthful audience that gravitates towards his raw and unfiltered expression of urban life.
Malucci is an artist who, while having not publicly disclosed a significant back catalogue of music or major public accolades, possesses an undeniable talent that radiates through his performances. Known for his silky voice and smooth delivery, Malucci’s music is a blend of contemporary R&B with touches of soul and pop. He creates songs that often delve into themes of love, self-discovery, and the human experience, connecting with listeners on an emotional level.
Emil Lacausa is a musician whose artistry emanates authenticity and a passion for storytelling. With melodies that seem to capture the soul’s essence, Lacausa’s music is a tapestry of acoustic and indie influences that comfort and inspire. Although specific details about his career milestones are not widely known, Emil Lacausa’s talents can be recognized in the heartfelt lyrics and the intimate atmosphere his songs create, appealing to those who appreciate the power of a song to express the inexpressible.
5. Mayra Goñi
Mayra Goñi is a burgeoning talent from Peru, known for both her acting and singing prowess. She first came into the limelight through her acting role in the popular telenovela “Ven, baila, quinceañera,” and she parlayed her on-screen success into a music career. Her debut as a singer showcased her smooth, pop-infused vocals with a strong affinity for modern Latin sounds. Her single “Maldito” has been a significant hit, and she continues to build her musical portfolio with relatable lyrics and infectious rhythms.
6. Austin Palao
Austin Palao is an artist with a phenomenal presence in the Latin music industry, often blending pop with urban influences. Exuding a magnetic energy, both in the studio and on stage, Palao has made a notable impression with his catchy tunes and vibrant music videos. Known for his charm and engaging performances, his work clearly reflects his commitment to craft and entertainment. Austin’s popularity is indicative of a bright future ahead, with fans eagerly anticipating his next musical venture.
7. Fer Angell
Fer Angell is an emerging artist with a voice that captures the imagination and a charisma that shines on stage. Not much is publicly known about his background or when he debuted. However, the raw emotion and dedication he brings to each performance suggest a deep well of talent waiting to be fully exposed. Fer Angell’s contributions to music reflect a genuine understanding of the art form, and his ability to connect on a personal level with his audience is a testament to his abilities as a musician and performer.
8. Micheille Soifer
11. Mario Hart
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12. Nicole Favre
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13. Zafiro Rap (Rap Artist)
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14. Phantom Joyce
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*Unofficial Order, with the more popular artists that have the larger followers and subscribers, along with releasing the most recent music, being near the top.