J Balvin Discusses New Album, Jay-Z, And Extra In New Interview

J Balvin spoke to Nylon in a interview about his return to the highlight. He’s making ready new music, his first work in two years after releasing his album Jose.

The singer revealed he’s made an energy-filled album that includes new appears like EDM and pilita, a Dominican tackle digital music. “The album could be very superior, however it’s straightforward to digest,” he stated. “The flows, the deliveries—all of that is tremendous up to date.” The LP additionally options old-school reggaetón and Afrobeats, which Balvin has experimented with previously, in accordance with the journal.

The album will likely be teased by lead single “Click on, Click on, Flash,” which is described as a “gritty dembow riddim” crammed with paparazzi digital camera sounds. There’s additionally a music titled “Dientes,” which samples Lil John, Usher, and Ludacris’ “Yeah!” Apparently, Balvin received permission from Usher—who can be featured on the music—throughout Paris Trend Week.

“DJs are going to say, ‘Thank God, J Balvin, you made it straightforward for me,’” he joked. “Like, ‘Nice, I’m going to play these two [songs] so I can have a beer or one thing.’”

Balvin additionally stated that he has a collaborative album with Ed Sheeran that he plans to drop in 2024. “It took place in an natural, pure method. We met; we had espresso; we’d run into one another on the similar gymnasium, on the resort,” he stated. “That’s going to be one other album that can provide rather a lot to speak about, as a result of it’s like merging two worlds.”

Balvin additionally stated that he signed with Roc Nation’s administration arm and research beneath the group’s founder Jay-Z. “I wish to be like him however within the Latin market,” he says. “He touches on tradition the place it issues, influences past the music.”

Again in Might, Balvin offered a sterling audition to hitch the Quick and Livid crew within the music video for “Toretto,” his music that’s featured within the Quick X soundtrack. The observe is a nod to Vin Diesel’s character within the collection, Dominic Toretto, who makes a cameo within the music video. Balvin performs the thumping observe within the clip whereas whipping race automobiles round an empty port. On the finish, Diesel offers Balvin a shock: an invite to hitch the “Familia.”

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