All Aboard

Album: Formula, Vol. 1 (2011)
  • After seventeen years as lead singer of the popular bachata group Aventura, Romeo Santos took the decision to venture out on his own as a solo artist. Since then he has combined his signature bachata sound with elements of American R&B and dance to help introduce his music to a more mainstream audience. "This song 'All Aboard,' that tune allowed me to expand and kind of offer my audience something totally different because it's not bachata - I'm singing English and that was really fun," Santos told MTV News. "I was a little nervous about that, but people actually really accepted it."
  • Santos enlisted Lil Wayne to jump on board with some rhymes for his song though he admitted to MTV News that the collaboration came very close to not making his album. "I was just like, I like the song but it's missing something, and at first I couldn't figure out what it was," said the Latin singer. "What we did was we left 16 bars open, and I was like, you know, who would rip this track? Lil Wayne. So we reached out. It barely made the album because he's a busy dude, so he actually got on the record two months after we submitted it. It was like, if we don't get his vocals in the next two days we hit, and we got it, so we made it and the song is just really great."

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