J Balvin, Cuco, Maná and More New Releases For Nu Music Fridays
Welcome to Nu Music Fridays, where we give you our best picks of the week in Latin music released on Friday, May 7th. Check out our full list below!
J Balvin – “7 de Mayo”
Just in time for his birthday and the release of his documentary, ‘El Niño de Medellín,’ J Balvin released a retrospective track about his career and life titled “7 de Mayo.”
Read: 5 Things We Learned From J Balvin’s Documentary ‘El Niño De Medellín’
Maná & Joy – “Eres Mi Religión”
Iconic Mexican band Maná continue their collaborations project that started in 2019 with “Rayando El Sol” with Pablo Alborán, “No Ha Parado De Llover” with Sebastián Yatra, and now with a new version of their 2002 hit “Eres Mi Religión” with Joy Huerta, from Jesse & Joy. Listen to the refreshed version.
Cuco – “Forevermore”
Welcome to the CMU, Cuco’s Cinematic Universe. “Forevermore” is a continuation of “Paradise,” Cuco’s release last month. The dream-pop single is all you need to take a ride with your windows down and the music blasting.
Ozuna – “Tiempo”
Produced by Sky Rompiendo, Ozuna is ready to kick-off the Summer with his new banger “Tiempo.” The music video was directed by Fernando Lugo, who keeps pushing the envelope with his visuals for Reggaeton artists, and “Tiempo” is a gem.
Niia ft. Girl Ultra – “If I Should Die”
Niia teams up with Girl Ultra for their bilingual alternative record “If I Should Die”, which pairs their beautiful voices together in the most sublime way. Watch the music video below.
Micro TDH & Myke Towers – “El Tren”
Venezuelan singer-songwriter Micro TDH released his new single “El Tren.” Puerto Rican rapper Myke Towers hitches a ride on their real-life train in the music video. Read our review for the song and music video here.
Mariah Angeliq – “Mala De Verdad”
After the success of her collab with Karol G in “El Makinón,” La Tóxica aka Mariah Angeliq is back with her new single “Mala De Verdad,” living up to her nickname.
Natanael Cano x Dan Sanchez x Justin Morales x Oscar Maydon – “Llenas Las Cuentas”
Get your Corridos Tumbados fix with this line up: Natanael Cano, Dan Sanchez, Justin Morales and Oscar Maydon are straight fire together.
Victoria La Mala – Soy Mala EP
Genre-bending star fusing Mexican regional with Latin urban music Victoria La Mala released her first EP Soy Mala. The 8-song EP has collaborations with Flor De Toloache, Jenn Morel, Chris Perez, Chiquis and more. Read our interview with Victoria and Chiquis here.
De La Ghetto – “Perdida”
De La Geezy proves he’s still an OG in the genre by showing off his flow versatility in his new solo release for “Perdida.”
Gigolo & La Exce – “De La Mata”
Puerto Rican duo Gigolo & La Exce take you back to the early 2000s when Reggaeton was just becoming a global phenomenon, with their new single “De La Mata.”
Thalia – “Mojito”
Clink clink! Get your drinks on with Thalia’s latest release. Don’t miss Thalia this weekend at the Ellas y Su Música special this weekend for Mother’s Day.
Morelli – “Mala Conmigo”
Producer-turned-singer Morelli released his very first single “Mala Conmigo.” The Colombian songwriter had special cameos from Mau y Ricky, Camilo and Evaluna, who also directed the music video. Now THAT’S how you do your first release!
Chicocurlyhead – “Dame Más De Ti”
Panamanian breakout singer Chicocurlyhead showcases his innate ability to transition between English and Spanish in his new single “Dame Más De Ti”.
Yari M x Randy x Brray – “Freshy Remix”
Newcomer Puerto Rican female singer Yari M recruits Reggaeton OG Randy and Brray for “Freshy Remix.”
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