Perhaps that’s why when Fonsi started writing a romantic track with longtime friends and producers Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres (of “Despacito” fame). “Everywhere I went it would always come really close to ‘A Puro Dolor,’” Fonsi tells Billboard in an exclusive interview. Fonsi didn’t want to write a cover song, but he didn’t want to fight his instincts either.
“Long story short, we used a couple of lines from the song. It’s like when you sample a sound from an old song, but the way we did it, I think it’s a little bit different,” he continues. Fonsi actually only … Read the rest