This month, Councilmember Kevin de León put forth a resolution recognizing October 1, 2022 as “Bad Bunny Day” in the City of Los Angeles.
Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, aka Bad Bunny”, is a Puerto Rican artist known for using his platform to confront social and economic issues pertaining to racism, homophobia, transphobia, and economic injustices.
Sign up to receive our popular Get2DTLA Newsletter
Bunny’s ready to party and sex anyone vibe, has the artists hopping on stafe to accept
a slew of Grammys and quickly bouncing from selling out arenas to headlining stadiums. Bunny’s music videos have a total of over 25 billion views on Youtube with over 43 million subscribers. Bunny also holds the title of, the “most-streamed” Latin artist title on Spotify with over 44 billion streams to date.
During the most recent Bad Bunny concert at Sofi, Bunny was met backstage by Council-member/fan Kevin de León, who presented the you g artist with a signed City plaque.
“Bad Bunny Day” recognizes Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, known professionally as “Bad Bunny”, for his immense cultural impact to the Latino community across the City of LA.” said Councilmember Kevin de León. “Bad Bunny’s cultural impact will have a tremendous and positive influence on future generations and will redefine Latino culture in Los Angeles and beyond for years to come.”
Not sure if this day will morph one into a paid holiday sometime in the distant future, but Los Angeles just got the go ahead to twerk out loud every Oct 1st of the year. Even if were alone.