Tag: J Balvin (1985- )

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’

By Joe Coscarelli In a recent summer week, the most popular video on YouTube was not from Taylor Swift or Lil Nas X, but from a cadre of international musicians leading a global tidal wave of Spanish-language music. “Con Altura,” by the Catalonian singer Rosalía, with J Balvin (a native of Medellín, Colombia) and El […]

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How J Balvin and Bad Bunny Made Their Surprise Album, ‘Oasis’

About three-quarters of the way through “Oasis,” the new eight-song collaborative album by the Latin superstars J Balvin and Bad Bunny that was released without much warning overnight, there is a lyrical allusion that will prove familiar to many Spanish speakers acquainted with ’90s rock or drunken karaoke. “Y tu corazón idiota siempre me extrañará,” […]

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