February 4, 2023

Track of the Week breaks down and talks concerning the track we simply can’t get out of our head every week. Discover these songs and extra on our Spotify High Songs playlist. For our favourite new songs from rising artists, take a look at our Spotify New Sounds playlist. This week, Rosalía and Cardi B stave off winter blues with a reimagined model of MOTOMAMI+ minimize “DESPECHÁ.”


Excellent news, everybody: Rhe MOTOMAMI period doesn’t seem like ending any time quickly.

Rosalía has recruited Cardi B for a brand new remix of “DESPECHÁ,” which was initially a minimize off the expanded MOTOMAMI+ and has since grow to be a energetic, upbeat staple of the worldwide pop artist’s stay reveals. This marks the primary time the 2 chart-toppers have teamed up — in a latest interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music, Rosalía shared, “Since way back, I needed to make music together with her… Her vitality’s tremendous pure and powerful.” Cardi does, the truth is, sound correct at dwelling over the alluring, addictive mambo beat.

The phrase “despechá” itself has a couple of totally different translations — it may well imply to enrage, or to spite. When the track was first launched, Rosalía confirmed as a lot by way of Instagram, saying: “There are various methods to be Despechá. On this theme, it’s from the freeness or the craziness, shifting with out reservations or regrets.” In months since, she’s additionally made it clear that this track particularly has a sure form of woman energy to it. In an album that’s brimming with energy all through, this can be a place the place pleasure and freedom are their very own act of claiming autonomy.

“Don’t want your drama, don’t want your stress/ I might neglect you want uno, dos, tres,” Cardi says in her second verse on the track. Though we’re heading into the colder months, this duo makes it really feel like summer season nonetheless hasn’t ended.

Mary Siroky
Contributing Editor


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