Redefining Mainstream: effects of contemporaneous Reggaeton analysis.
Salinas Aguirre, Ixim Quitze
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In the present time, there are many controversies in what refers to the musical genre "reggaeton"; in this research, it will seek to understand and reflect on how reggaeton influences the daily life of adolescents and whether their perception is aimed at affirming that reggaeton is an important part of Latin American culture. In addition, reggaeton will be analyzed from the most basic construction of the genre, be it musical or cultural; in the same way, a study of the impact it has on contemporary society will be made; likewise, the most controversial topics about it and the prejudices that surround the genre will be discussed; among with some main characteristics of the Latin American culture and teenagers. The analysis of these components, together with the practice of the chosen methodology, will result in the opinions on the genre of the chosen population in the community of the TecMilenio University; these brought out that reggaeton is an important part of the lives belonging to generations surveyed and that it is consumed by most of the selected population; in addition, the results concluded that reggaeton is a vital part of Latin American culture and that it deserves respect for being part of it.