Day: June 20, 2020

For J Balvin, Designing Clothes Is a Lot Like Writing a Killer Guest Verse

Has this affected your music at all?
For the better. Creatively I feel better. It’s the first time in a long time I’ve been in one place more than three months. It’s been more than ten years since I’ve been able to stay in my hometown Medellín and just vibe.

Your Instagram is a place of such positivity and bright colors but a couple weeks ago you made an exception to post in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Why was that important for you to speak up on?
Well, I have to. That’s it. I have to, man. I’m totally anti-racist. In this case, it’s a human thing. It’s something that really goes beyond politics.

What is your perspective of the movement being in Colombia the past couple months and seeing what’s happening in the U.S. from that vantage point?
We suffer the same here in Colombia. Right

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