Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
  
For Billboard: Bad Bunny & Tommy Torres
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Erika P. Rodríguez is a photographer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  My personal work meditates on the fragility of the island’s collective memory and the implicit tension present by the lack of our political identity. Being... read on
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For Billboard: Bad Bunny & Tommy Torres
erika p. rodriguez
Jul 30, 2021
Location: puerto rico
Last month I had the opportunity to photograph two incredibly talented Puerto Ricans for Billboard magazine in San Juan, P.R. Tommy Torres' new album, El Playlist de Anoche, is co-produced by Bad Bunny.  

Listen to their collaboration in El Playlist de Anoche, and my personal favorite "Demasiado Amor."

Read the full story by Griselda Flores here:
Bad Bunny Goes Producer: Latin's Hottest Star Gives Tommy Torres 'Rock Star Attitude'
For his latest album, veteran singer-songwriter Tommy Torres brought in an unlikely co-producer to add "rock star attitude": Bad Bunny.
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