PtaZeta is celebrating Pride Month by revamping one in every of her private favourite tracks, “A Quien Le Importa” by Alaska y Dinarama. An Amazon Unique, launched Friday, PtaZeta’s new take is a bona fide EDM model with out compromising the tune’s message: “Who cares what I do?/ Who cares what I say?/ I’m like this and I’m by no means going to vary.”
Impressed by artists akin to Alaska, the rising Spanish rapper hopes to empower followers by way of her unapologetic lyrics, which for essentially the most half, replicate her queer and open-minded penmanship. “I need to normalize a lady singing to a different girl and what meaning to the neighborhood,” the artist tells Billboard.
The 23-year-old, born Zuleima del Pino Gonzalez, is from Las Palmas Canary Islands and has gained followers by fusing lure, reggaeton and dembow music on her personal phrases. She’s collaborated with artists akin to Nicki Nicole and Farina and with Bizarrap for his “BZRP Music Periods #45,” to call a couple of. Final month, she signed a report take care of Interscope Information and is about to launch her debut single below the label titled “Ponte Pal Intercourse” quickly.
PtaZeta is that this week’s Latin Satisfaction artist, a part of our sequence that includes queer Latin artists who’re serving to reshape their style. Be taught extra about her beneath:
How have you ever helped create tolerance in your style?
As each queer artist ought to, by accepting my very own fashion, my very own likings, and utilizing the pronouns I like in order that I can present the massive spectrum that I embrace. Additionally, by not worryomg about what different individuals say as a result of, for me, it’s at all times extra essential to be myself. Most significantly, I need to normalize a lady singing to a different girl and what meaning to the neighborhood.
As a queer artist, how have you ever helped reshape your style?
There may be not loads of illustration of the LGBTTQIA+ neighborhood in my style, or in city music usually. As a queer artist, I’m reshaping that by being my true self and singing to the individuals I like. I believe it’s actually essential to point out visibility to open-minded artists like myself in order that we are able to start to see an enchancment within the music business,
How did accepting your queer identification influence your craft?
I perceive that lots of people have a tough time discovering themselves, however for me, it’s pure to sing to individuals of my same-sex. That’s simply who I’m, if not I’d be mendacity. Fortunately I’ve at all times had it clear and now I really feel proud representing an enormous a part of the neighborhood, whom I’ll at all times be pleased about having my again and supporting my music profession.
What’s your all-time favourite Satisfaction anthem?
One in every of my all-time favourite Satisfaction anthems is “A quien le importa” by Alaska, which I had the chance to cowl this yr, and it turned out actually cool!
This yr I’ll be celebrating Satisfaction by …
Displaying at all times who I’m and being pleased with it!