Review: Black Eyed Peas are back with Translation

Black Eyed Peas are back with their latest album Translation. Which is their 8th studio album. It’s been released in the UK via RCA Records, which is their first album via that particular label.

In true BEP style, it’s full upbeat collaborations with some of the hottest talents on the music scene. Featured across 15 unique tracks.


1.       “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” with J Balvin

2.       “FEEL THE BEAT” with Maluma

3.       “MAMACITA” with Ozuna & J Rey Soul

4.       “GIRL LIKE ME” with Shakira

5.       “VIDA LOCA” with Nicky Jam & Tyga

6.       “NO MAÑANA” with El Alfa

7.       “TONTA LOVE” with J Rey Soul

8.       “CELEBRATE”

9.       “TODO BUENO”

10.   “DURO HARD” with Becky G

11.   “MABUTI” with French Montana

12.   “I WOKE UP”


14.   “ACTION”

15.   “NEWS TODAY”

Talent featured on Translation includes Shakira, who features on the catchy Girl Like Me, Shakira’s voice lends perfectly to the sexy track in which she takes the lead, singing about how they are looking for a girl like here.

Tyga and Nicky Jam feature on Vida Loca, while Becky G features on Duro Hard, adding her own brand of sass and sultry vocals to the track which you are sure to hear on a night out. French Montana on Mabuti which again could easily become a club classic.

Stand out tracks on the album include News Today, a laid back and introspective look at what’s going on in the world today. It’s the type of thought-provoking track that BEP excels at much like Where is The Love. It’s a relevant track that is very real and hits hard.

Mamacita with Ozuna & J Rey Soul and Feel the Beat with Maluma won’t fail to have you up dancing and singing along.

As an album Translation is an eclectic mix of genres that shouldn’t work together but really does.

From hip-hop, pop, dance, reggaeton, and trap, it experiments with lots of different sounds.

It’s the perfect listen for the summer, It’s a body of work that will bring people together, enjoying their love of music. It has something for everyone and won’t fail to get people dancing along.

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Written by Kelly McFarland

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