Following their chart-topping success with “Qué Pena,” the Latin music scene is abuzz with anticipation for this fresh offering from two of the genre’s biggest icons. “GAFAS NEGRAS” is a vibrant addition to Maluma’s acclaimed album, DON JUAN, which has already garnered attention with a nomination for the prestigious 2024 Grammy Awards in the “Best Latin Pop Album” category.
Crafted by a stellar lineup of songwriters including Maluma, J Balvin, Edgar Barrera, Jhayco, Bifi, DJ Luian, and Jonathan Rivera, and produced by Madmusick and DJ Luian, “GAFAS NEGRAS” is a pulsating anthem that celebrates the joy of friendship and the exhilarating experience of dancing to reggaeton beats in a club setting.
The accompanying music video, helmed by directors César “Tés” Pimienta and Juan Pablo Caldas, captures the electrifying energy of Medellin, Colombia, where Maluma’s release party for “Don Juan” took place. Shot amidst the revelry of the event, the video offers a glimpse into the infectious camaraderie shared between Maluma, J Balvin, and their friends, all adorned with signature black glasses.
As Maluma continues his stellar rise in 2024, with a record-breaking 14 nominations at Premio Lo Nuestro and his chart-topping track “Según Quién” reigning supreme on Billboard’s Latin AirPlay chart, his star power shows no signs of waning. The Latin Grammy winner has cemented his status as a global sensation, captivating audiences with his infectious charisma and undeniable talent.
Meanwhile, J Balvin’s illustrious career is marked by numerous accolades, including multiple Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, and Latin Grammys. Hailing from Medellín, Colombia, J Balvin has transcended cultural boundaries to become one of the most-streamed artists globally, with record sales exceeding 50 million worldwide. A true icon in the world of reggaeton, J Balvin’s influence extends beyond music, encompassing fashion, art, and advocacy for mental health awareness.
With “GAFAS NEGRAS,” Maluma & J Balvin once again prove why they are at the forefront of Latin music, delivering an irresistible anthem that is sure to dominate the airwaves and dance floors worldwide. As they continue to push boundaries and redefine the genre, fans eagerly await what the dynamic duo has in store next.