The crew first teased their new clip via Instagram in February — nestled under a cozy duvet, the Latino Gang is photographed wearing silky pajama sets, while Benny Blanco is stuffed in a teddy bear suit. The photo comes to life in the new video, which shows the fab four dancing silly across a gargantuan bed. And while the video generally boasts wholesome fare, don’t get it twisted — Gomez and Balvin swap deceptively rousing verses in both English and Spanish. “I’m getting her another drink, just in case she’s thirsty,” purrs Balvin; “No one’s gotta know, we can keep it low-key,” sings Gomez.
The latest in a wave of English-Spanish crossover hits, the song was first devised between Tainy —the reggaeton prodigy behind the 2018 Latin trap anthem, “I Like It” — and Benny Blanco, Gomez’s trusted producer and Number One hitmaker for Halsey and Khalid.
“I heard Selena was looking for tracks,” said Tainy to Rolling Stone last week. “So I sat down with Mike Sabath and Cris Chil, two songwriters. We did a couple sessions, but that came out the first day.”
Gomez had previously made bilingual pop gold with Ozuna and Cardi B in their DJ Snake-orchestrated hit, 2018’s “Taki Taki“; but the Mexican-American singer has announced no further plans for releases. In the meantime, Balvin is hard at work on the follow-up to his highly decorated 2018 album, Vibras. And as Benny Blanco’s debut, Friends Keep Secrets continues to camp out in the Billboard 200, Tainy is plotting an LP of his own.
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“Tainy is one of the most talented producers I’ve ever met,” Balvin told Rolling Stone. “And he’s not just a Latino producer. I don’t consider music like that: When someone’s that talented, they’re just a global citizen.”