KING OF BACHATA intertwines the story of bachata with the musical legacy of the genre’s biggest champion and superstar, Dominican singer-songwriter Romeo Santos. The documentary traces the ascent of the disenfranchised genre from the oppressed countryside of the Dominican Republic to its unprecedented international recognition—culminating in a record-breaking concert starring Romeo Santos, alongside the legendary bachateros that paved the way before him.

Stream Romeo Santos: King of Bachata July 30 on HBO Max.