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New Music Friday 005: Lil Nas X, Unusual Demont, and Marc E. Bassy

See all future NMF posts: HERE Week 5 of our New Music Friday series! Every Friday, we’ll share ten new releases you should know. Last week, I attended Pitchfork Fest, so here are twenty releases to know. Read New Music Friday 005: Lil Nas X – Montero Lil Nas X has finally unveiled his hotly-anticipated debut album,...

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‘Que Locura’! J Balvin announces fifth studio album, José

“Que Locura” is out on Sueños Globales/UML Today, Colombian megastar J Balvin has announced his fifth studio album, José, which drops on September 10th. The news arrives with “Que Locura,” a track juxtaposing the allure of club nights with the loneliness of longing for a former flame. Dreamy Caribbean instrumentation, light dancehall influences, and pounding...

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J Balvin celebrates his birthday with “7 de Mayo” release

“7 de Mayo” is out via Sueños Globales/UML: Stream Colombian superstar J Balvin is celebrating another trip around the sun with “7 de Mayo,” the fourth preview of his upcoming fifth studio album. The song is fittingly one of the artist’s most personal recent releases, with Balvin recounting his unlikely but record-breaking journey from humble...

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J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy Drop “Un Dia (One Day)”

“UN DÍA (ONE DAY)” is out via Sueños Globales/UMLE Following the release of Colores, J Balvin is back with “Un Dia (One Day),” a star-studded collaboration alongside Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, and Tainy. A song about yearning and nostalgia, the bilingual anthem melds the husky, honey tones of Dua’s voice with emotive Spanish verses by two...

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J Balvin Partners with Vevo for Must-See 4-Part Series – Watch “Amarillo” Live

Colores is out now via Universal Music Latin Colombian megastar J Balvin and Vevo have partnered to share exclusive live performances in support of Colores. Kicking off the 4-part series today is the album’s opener “Amarillo.” While next week we’ll see the release of “Azul,” “Negro” and “Rojo.” Released on March 19th, Colores is the latest chart-topping...

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REVIEW: J Balvin @ Eaglebank Arena – 09/26/19 [PHOTOS]

Arcoiris Tour ends 10/26 at Staples Center in LA Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin is undoubtedly one of the most prominent artists in the world and his Arcoiris Tour is not only a massive celebration of his meteoric rise but also of the culture and sounds supporting this remarkable moment in music.   Debuting on Coachella‘s...

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Major Lazer, J Balvin, and El Alfa Debut “Que Calor”: Stream

“Que Calor” is out on Mad Decent Diplo‘s Major Lazer has teamed up with Colombian megastar J Balvin and Dominican dembow pioneer El Alfa on the smashing new single, “Que Calor.” Following previous collaborations with both featured artists, the new single draws inspiration from each of their home countries, sampling Toto La Momposina’s traditional Colombian-cumbia classic “Curara”...

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We Can Hardly Wait for Lollapalooza 2019

Lollapalooza Chicago returns on August 1-4: TICKETS How can anyone miss Lollapalooza this year? Returning home to Chicago’s Grant Park next month, the iconic music festival is gearing up to deliver four magnificently music-filled days, and surely one of its most memorable experiences to date.   While the festival’s annual 100,000+ visitors will swarm for...

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J Balvin Announces “Arcoiris” Fall North American Tour

Tickets Available Now via Ticketmaster: HERE Following back-to-back weekends on the main stage at Coachella, Colombian artist J Balvin announces his highly-anticipated fall North American tour. The “Arcoiris” tour kicks off on August 30th in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and will feature support appearances from two fast-rising young Puerto Rican musicians – Lyanno, known for seamlessly fusing reggaeton...

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