'Despacito' gets remixed by Justin Bieber: Cultural appreciation or appropriation?

“Despacito” is the most streamed song in history, with 4.6 billion streams and counting. That includes both the original by Luis Fonsi, a Puerto Rican singer who has conquered charts in Latin America, and the remix with Justin Bieber. The song reached #1 on the Billboard charts in May and hasn’t budged. It’s part of the trend of Latin music taking over the pop charts in the US and globally.