Z Artist Spotlight: J Balvin
Z107.3 wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.
This week we put the artist spotlight on J Balvin.
REAL NAME: Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin
BIRTH DATE: May 7, 1985
WHERE FROM: Medellin, Columbia
MUSICAL LINKS: Farruko, Cardi B, Pharrell Williams, Major Lazer, Sean Paul, David Guetta
TO THE POINT POINTS:
- Musical inspirations include Metallica, Nirvana and Daddy Yankee
- At one point, was working illegally in the United States as a roofer and house painter
- Lived in various parts of the United States as part of an exchange program including Oklahoma, New York City and Miami
- Attended university studying international business
- Canceled his first performance on national mainstream television on Miss USA in 2015 due to Trump's presidential campaign kickoff comments insulting illegal immigrants
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