J Balvin is the artistic name of José Álvaro Osorio Balvin. From a very young age, he showed his interest and interest in music, and in the year of 1999 at the age of 14 he finds the Hip Hop musical genre, marking it in such a way that he decides to incorporate it into his life and begin his musical process, to which ahead reggaeton and R & B join. These are different genres but it has something in common that is the expression of feeling, from day to day, of street life so says, JBalvin. Being in this process of diverse musical sources.
Balvin began his musical career with the group MDL Crew. Today he is part of the University of La Calle, (an association of street artists) That in his opinion ¨It is integrated by the best groups of Rap and Reggaeton of the city of Medellín. Another friend and colleague who helped him since his inception in the MDL Crew, and with whom he still maintains a close friendship and work relationship is Fat Al, a Colombian artist based in Miami, who owes his artistic name ¨ JBalvin ¨
In 2004, he recorded his first solo song, Panas, a song that talks about friends; with which he ventures into the world of reggaeton. Today, it has 22 songs in total, ranging from its beginnings to the most recent of 2006, among which stand out; Simple and The Beach. Throughout its evolutionary process, it emphasizes; that obviously there are certain leaders for which an artist is guided to go far, but, clarifies that he was strongly influenced by several American artists of the likes of “Bone Thugs n Harmony”, “NAS”, “Mos def”, and Latino artists such as “Vico C”, “El General”, “Angel Lopez” and “Daniel Yankee”.
JBalvin is more inclined towards the composition and interpretation of Reggaeton, since it allows very easy access to the Latin market. However, Rap is what he likes the most, “he clarifies.
Balvin is, a fresh, young and talented character that is projected towards a future representative of Hip Hop and Reggaeton, “No one will do for one, what one does not do for oneself”, is the clause that governs his life, with the In order to be an artist and as a person, and in this way to take his family forward and represent Colombia in the musical field.
J Balvin Biography & Wiki
Real Name: José Álvaro Osorio Balvin
Nick Name: J Balvin
Date of Birth: 7 May 1985
Star Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Medellín, Colombia
Profession: Singer, Composer
Genre: Reggaeton, Trap music
Nationality : Colombian
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Marital Status : Single
Affairs/Boyfriends : UnKnown