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Too few at Regent see 3BallMTY, Los Rakas, who may be future of pop
Too few at Regent see 3BallMTY, Los Rakas, who may be future of pop

Here are two things about the future of pop music everyone agrees upon: It will be dancey, and it’s going to be more Latino. On those counts, Friday night’s showcase of two young Latin club-music acts at downtown’s Regent Theater should have been a packed-house blowout. 3BallMTY is one of the most promising acts in contemporary Mexican music — three charismatic young producers and DJs who blend EDM, underground house music and pan-Latin rhythms. The Oakland rap duo Los Rakas blends West Coast suavity with reggaeton bounce, dancehall grind and an Afro-Panamanian twist all their own. These acts are crafting the new pop music sounds of the Americas, and even...

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