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General Motors teams with Black Automotive Media Group for The Driving Force Internship Program at HBCU via 360 MAGAZINE

GM × BAMG – TDF

General Motors [GM] and Black Automotive Media Group [BAMG] Internship Returns for Year Two with Clark Atlanta University – Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Across Automotive Media

The Driving Force [TDF] internship program provides HBCU students with multimedia career development, enhancing the automobile industry’s diversity, equity and inclusion.

A unique internship was created in 2020 and is now returning for fall 2022 between the Department of Mass Media Arts at Clark Atlanta University, automobile manufacturer General Motors, and the Black Automotive Media Group.

Dubbed The Driving Force (TDF), the 10-week internship is designed for students interested in covering the automobile industry; and incorporates instruction in editorial content, video content production, and social media outreach, augmented by GM executive presentations.

TDF evolved following discussions between automakers and BAMG related to increased diversity, equity and inclusion for Black media in the automotive sphere. These efforts have created additional opportunities to help prepare the next generation of automotive media professionals.

TDF is led by respected automotive media experts Kimatni D. Rawlins, BAMG founder and publisher of Automotive Rhythms Communications; Greg Morrison of Bumper2Bumpertv; and other key journalists and publishers including Marcus Amick and Teia B. Collier.

“The goal of TDF is to extend educational opportunities to HBCU students who may not be aware of the myriad media paths in automotive communications … My automotive journalism career began with an internship with a major auto manufacturer, so I am thankful for the opportunity to share my knowledge and experience, and the experiences of fellow BAMG members with Clark Atlanta interns,” said Rawlins.

Supported by General Motors, the TDF internship, kicking off September 28th, is designed to highlight career opportunities as journalists, videographers, photographers, publicists, marketers, and digital and social media pundits covering the auto industry. Participants will showcase their work on various platforms at the end of the internship, and will also liaise with GM communications executives, designers, and product planners through a series of presentations and interviews.

“We are excited to enter into a second year of partnership with BAMG to support the amazing students of  Clark Atlanta University,” said Michelle Malcho, vice president Product and Brand Communications, General Motors. “We look forward to learning together and helping to prepare them for exciting careers in communications and journalism.”

TDF’s mission parallels that of the Department of Mass Media Arts at Clark Atlanta University, which provides students with rigorous academic and professional training, complemented by a strong liberal arts education.

“We continue to move with momentum to ensure our scholars at Clark Atlanta University have access to a world-class education and that mission includes offering initiatives that focus on technology and enhancing their analytical thinking skills,” said Clark Atlanta University president, George T. French, Jr., Ph.D. “We want our students to exercise their creativity, be competitive in the world of technology and be included in the technology career pipeline. Initiatives such as this bring them one step closer to that goal.”

Clark Atlanta student, Joshua Paul Williams was a participant in the inaugural TDF session. “The business experience I inherited from participating in The Driving Force Multimedia Internship was far more than I could have imagined,” said Williams. “The program focused on individually developing each student’s communications and networking skills which has given me lifelong connections, practical lessons, and an expanded perspective.”

ABOUT GENERAL MOTORS

Based in Detroit, General Motors is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which powers everything from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, CadillacBaojun and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found HERE.

ABOUT CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY

Established in 1988 by the historic consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University continues a 152-year legacy rooted in African-American tradition and focused on the future. Through global innovation, transformative educational experiences, and high-value engagement, CAU cultivates lifted lives that transform the world. To learn more about Clark Atlanta University, visit HERE.

ABOUT BLACK AUTOMOTIVE MEDIA GROUP

BAMG is a distinguished group of Black reporters, publishers, writers, and entrepreneurs representing over 100 years of combined experience in automotive journalism within radio, television, print, experiential marketing, and social media. BAMG members either work for or own various automotive media platforms targeting diverse audiences. BAMG’s primary objective is to bring equity and equality to Black professionals who work in and around the automotive industry. For additional details regarding The Driving Force HBCU internship program, please go HERE.

 

ANUEL RELEASES BROTHER SONG INSIDE 360 MAGAZINE

Anuel AA – Brother

Anuel releases new single and music video Brother. The artist breaks down musical barriers and experiments with different sounds.

Anuel, one of the great leaders of Latin music, releases his new single Brother a song that promises to surprise the urban genre industry with its masterful fusion of Spanish, Trap, and alternative music. The song and its music video are now available on all digital platforms.

Anuel is an integral artist, composer, and successful businessman who is unquestionably one of the great references to Latin music. The singer, who has long been associated with the urban genre, now presents a new theme that combines Latin Trap, alternative music, and R&B sounds. This innovative rhythm fusion featured production from Hydemiyabi, Dim Cruz, and EQ, as well as lyrics about personal and emotional empowerment.

“Brother” debuts with its official music video, which was shot in the historic city of Madrid, Spain, by Conteni2 Media Group and directed by Anuel himself in collaboration with Tru Views.

“I am very happy with the outcome of this video; it is exciting to work as a director on my own music videos.” “I hope my fans enjoy this production and listen to this rhythm fusion that combines the best of two worlds,” Anuel said.

In addition to representing the lifestyle of a music star like Anuel, the audiovisual piece is full of bright colors, gold, European architecture, and a lot of “bling bling.”

Anuel AA – Brother (Video Oficial)

Anuel × Reebok Collaboration HERE

Madonna × Tokisha release new song Hung Up via 360 MAGAZINE

MADONNA × TOKISCHA

Watch official video HERE.

Directed by Sasha Kasiuha.

Madonna has released a new remix of her global dance smash “Hung Up” featuring Dominican rapper Tokischa, titled “Hung Up on Tokischa” – listen here.

The collaboration first premiered with a live performance by the duo at Madonna’s Pride event at Terminal 5 in New York in June celebrating her career-spanning remix collection Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones. Madonna recently discussed the making of “Hung Up” alongside Stuart Price on the Song Exploder podcast, giving fans a rare look into the creation of the chart-topping track.

Madonna most recently announced the long-awaited “Erotica” picture disc will finally see the light of day after a three-decade delay. Her groundbreaking fifth studio album, Erotica, will celebrate its 30th anniversary on October 20, 2022. In 1992, the album debuted at the top of charts around the world and has gone on to sell more than six million copies. To celebrate the anniversary, a limited edition 12” vinyl picture disc featuring the album’s title track is available now for pre-orders and set for release on October 21. Pre-order here.

Originally scheduled for release during the fall of 1992, the picture disc features a colorized version of the famous “toe sucking” photo taken from Madonna’s Sex book, which was released the same week as the Erotica album. However, the picture disc was cancelled unexpectedly just ahead of release, as the visual was considered too explicit for in-store display back then. The manufactured copies were promptly destroyed, with only a few finding their way into the public’s hands, only adding to the infamous allure of the release.

“Erotica” was the album’s first single and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, where it spent 18 weeks on its way to earning gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). ““Erotica” was a major hit globally as well, topping the European Hot 100 Singles chart, climbing to #3 in the U.K., and was a Top Five hit in Australia and New Zealand.

“Erotica” also reached #1 in the U.S. on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs and Dance Single Sales charts. A remixed version of the track is included on Madonna’s latest album, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones. Released in August, the career-spanning compilation was curated by Madonna in celebration of her historic achievement as the first and only recording artist to have 50 #1 hits on any single Billboard chart. In 2020, she topped the Dance Club Songs chart for the 50th time with “I Don’t Search I Find.”

Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones – available now on both streaming and physical formats – dominated album charts around the world following its release this summer. The album debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top Album Sales and Top Current Album Sales charts. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard Top 200, making Madonna the first female artist with Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 in each of the last five decades, adding another landmark achievement to her long list of accolades. The album also debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Album and Vinyl Albums charts.

Madonna’s meteoric rise began in the New York club scene and she has perpetually kept her finger on the pulse of dance and club culture across five decades. She has continued to collaborate with the most cutting-edge artists and DJs to reimagine her groundbreaking hits. As a result, Madonna has now achieved more remix albums on the Billboard 200 than any other artist. Finally Enough Love is also the highest charting remix album in over a decade.

50 Number Ones spans her entire dance club chart reign with dozens of remixes by the world’s top producers. In addition to fan favorites, the collection also includes a selection of rare remix recordings, with more than 20 being officially released for the first time or making their commercial/digital debut.

“Erotica”
Picture Disc Track Listing

Side A

  1. “Erotica” – Album Version

Side B

  1. “Erotica” – Instrumental
  2. “Erotica” – Radio Edit

DESIGN CREDIT: DONALD ELY
PHOTO CREDIT: ELYS BERROTERÁN

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Tour Dates announced via 360 MAGAZINE

Seun Kuti × Egypt 80

Renowned Afrobeat Artist Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Continues International “Love & Revolution” Tour This Fall with Performances Across Europe and the US

Kuti family scion Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 have been relentlessly touring the globe for the first time in years, with an ongoing US, UK, and European tour that has hit stops at major festivals like Glastonbury. The tour is currently booked through October 1 in the US, at the tenth annual Desert Daze in Moreno Valley, California, and through November 7 in Europe, at Villanos del Jazz in Madrid, Spain. Along the way, they have been performing classic anthems from their catalogue alongside new material from their upcoming album, like singles “Love and Revolution” and “Emi Aluta.” These two tracks were recorded live at Clout Studio, the legendary premises of Cool FM 96.9 on Victoria Island in Lagos and are out now. 

The new Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 record will also include hip-hop versions of some songs from their 2018 Grammy®-nominated album Black Times, in collaboration with Black Thought, co-founder/MC of Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show house band The Roots. The lead single “Kuku Kee Me (Remix)” is an official soundtrack selection for FIFA 23 and will be available for purchase and streaming on September 23 (the animated music video will be released September 22). The track perfectly marries the two artists’ unique but global perspectives, combing funky beats and blistering verses to share the message of “people power” in the world today. They last worked with Black Thought on Common’s single “When We Move,” which debuted worldwide for UN World Oceans Day before a performance on The Tonight Show, with footage of Seun at The New Afrika Shrine in Lagos intercut with Common, Black Thought, and The Roots live on-stage in New York.

The youngest son of visionary Fela Kuti, Seun has continued the family tradition of fusing music and politics into something transcendent. He started opening for his dad at age nine, joined Egypt 80 before he was twelve, and assumed leadership of the band following his father’s passing in 1997. Seun performs his father’s seminal compositions with his own twists, digging deep into African tradition and culture. Like his parents and grandparents, Seun is a revolutionary activist on the frontlines who has been named Pro-Tem Chairman of Movement of the People, the political party launched by his father. With his weekly radio show, his mythical gigs, and a righteous social media presence, Seun is a towering figure in Nigeria and revered worldwide. His mission is vast: “Inspire Africa to be what it is supposed to be.” 

In 2011, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80’s live record From Africa with Fury: Rise, co-produced by Brian Eno and John Reynolds, landed on both Billboard and digital international charts. The album was their first Knitting Factory Records before joining Knitting Factory Management in 2021. Still retaining members of the group that played, protested, and were arrested with his father, they have a reputation for playing multi-hour shows heavy on group improvisation. “My band Egypt 80 and I hope, as always, that our music will help make the world a more generous, kinder and more livable place,” Seun concludes, “not only to fans but to its underrepresented people.”

Pre-save “Kuku Kee Me (Remix)” here and keep up with Seun on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & YouTube!

Date

Venue

Location

9/16

City Winery

Washington, DC

9/20

Subterranean

Chicago, IL

9/21

The Dakota 

Minneapolis, MN

9/23

The Big Top

St. Louis, MO

9/24

Format Festival

Bentonville, AR

9/27

Fox Theatre

Boulder, CO

9/28

Washington’s

Fort Collins, CO

10/1

Desert Daze

Moreno Valley, CA

10/4

Fiestas de San Froilan

Lugo, Spain

10/10

La Philharmonie de Paris

Paris, France

10/12

La Laiterie

Strasbourg, France

10/13

La Bouef sur le Toit

Lons-Le-Saunier, France

10/14

L’Usine

Istres, France

10/16

Le Rocher de Palmer

Bordeaux, France

10/18

Le Splendid

Lille, France

10/25

Viper Theatre

Florence, Italy

10/26

MONK Club

Rome, Italy

10/29

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Cork, Ireland

10/29

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Cork, Ireland

11/1

De Effenaar (Small Hall)

Eindhoven, Netherlands

11/2

LantarenVenster

Rotterdam, Netherlands

11/5

Cartagena Jazz Festival

Cartagena, Spain

11/7

Villanos del Jazz

Madrid, Spain

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Tour Dates announced via 360 MAGAZINE
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 tour dates in US and UK announced via 360 MAGAZINE
Actum LLC announces Ruben Diaz Jr. as Co-Chair via 360 MAGAZINE

ACTUM PUBLIC STRATEGY

Actum LLC, the fastest growing public strategy firm in the United States, today announces Ruben Diaz Jr. has joined the company as Co-Chair.

The former Bronx Borough President and New York State Assemblymember brings unprecedented experience and a deep network to Actum’s leadership team and valuable guidance on the inner workings of government for clients.

As Co-Chair, Diaz Jr. adds to Actum’s formidable capabilities in government, communications and activation of communities of color and will offer key insight into the political landscape of New York and across the country.

“Actum is building an extraordinary platform that drives outcomes for clients while elevating the voices of communities of color. In less than a year, it has established itself as a global powerhouse, a direct result of its strong core values and quality people leading each client engagement. I am honored to join this team and help the company grow,” said Ruben Diaz Jr.

“Ruben was a transformational Borough President who united diverse communities to usher in a new era for the Bronx. Thanks to that work, the borough is today a booming global destination. His leadership, vision, and bridge-building skills will be an asset to Actum, which has quickly established itself as one of the leading coalition builders in Black and Brown communities. We are happy to welcome Ruben to our team,” said Rachel Noerdlinger, Partner at Actum.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Ruben to our team and know he will make an immediate impact on our company and clients. Actum’s strategists have served in the highest levels of government, media and business and translate that high level experience to outcomes for clients. Ruben’s addition to our team is further evidence that we are building something different at Actum,” said Michael McKeon, Partner at Actum.

“I am happy to congratulate Ruben on this incredible opportunity. He is already a force in the Black and Brown community and my brother will continue to build opportunities for us in his role as Chairman at Actum,” said Fat Joe, hip hop legend, Bronx community advocate and longtime friend of the Borough President.

“Ruben is a tremendous addition to the Actum team. He is an icon in the Bronx and a respected statesman in national politics. The same innovation and creativity he brought to the Borough President’s office will bring real value to Actum and its clients,” said Antonio Villaraigosa, Co-Chair at Actum and former Mayor of Los Angeles.

“Actum’s national Black and Brown public affairs team, led by Rachel Noerdlinger and supported by Fabian Nunez, Antonio Villaraigosa and a cadre of young, talented professionals, just got even stronger with Ruben’s addition,” said the Rev. Al Sharpton, who earlier this year tapped Diaz as a board member for the National Action Network. “Whether it is standing up for the people of Vieques, Puerto Rico who endured generational damage from Navy bombing exercises, fighting for justice for the family of Amadou Diallo, or moving the Bronx forward as a City and State elected official, Ruben makes a difference in whatever endeavor he undertakes. His hiring solidifies Actum’s position as the go-to team for public affairs.”

About Actum

Actum is not a public affairs company, or a PR firm, or a lobbying shop. Actum is a global consulting firm, built to deliver highly meaningful and measurable outcomes for our clients around the world. Our capabilities in strategy, management, execution, communications, government relations, storytelling and narrative development, digital and social media, advocacy mobilization, special groups, political consulting, public opinion research and data, are all best in class, because our people are best in class. For our clients, we provide seasoned and experienced advisors and partners, from the highest levels of government, media, business, advocacy, politics, technology and special groups, who will lead teams of subject matter experts to deliver exceptional, measurable value and outcomes.

El Alfa releases new album via 360 MAGAZINE

El Alfa – Sabiduría

El Alfa, the most representative Urban artist from the Dominican Republic releases his 4th studio album titled “Sabiduría” (Wisdom).  A comprehensive production of 14 songs with “explosive” collaborations that transports the artist closer to the Anglo market, proving a musical maturity that the interpreter defines as “the best I have done in my artistic career to date.”

The album’s title “Sabiduría” hails from the mere meaning of the word; ‘wisdom’ being the definitive feature of El Alfa’s artistic career; foresight, prudence, insight and experience are contributing factors that have allowed him to make the best decisions over time to climb the steps of musical success.

“Each of my albums has been the clear representation of my artistic career. From the man who understood that discipline would be his livelihood, to the man today who has the wisdom to make his dreams come true. I hope you enjoy it,” El Alfa said.

The album encompasses contributions from musicians and artists from different walks of the world including Chael Produciendo, the genius behind the worldwide success of “La mamá, la mamá,” Dominican artist/producer La Nota, as well as Cubans Mauro and Lenier who poured their indisputable “flow” into the production of “Sabiduría.”

“Sabiduría” releases simultaneously along with the music video “Máquina de dinero” a collaboration with American rapper French Montana and introducing young Dominicans Braulio Fogón and Kaly, Ocho, the new generation of urban artists from this musical hit producing Caribbean country.

Additionally, “Sabiduría” contains musical collaborations with Lil Pump, Lenier, T.Y.S, Valentino, Farina and El Mayor Clásico, with the latter, El Alfa premiered the first single off the album titled “Galapin.”

“Wisdom” is available for streaming on all digital music platforms.

Watch Bendecido HERE.

Kid Flex – Esperando Pa Verte

Following the release of his single “No Soy Perfecto,” Kid Flex releases his latest single Esperando Pa Verte. The song and official music video are available on all digital platforms starting today.

Esperando Pa Verte,” written by Stefano Fernandez and produced by Kid Flex and Were, is a song that, like ‘No Soy Perfecto’ focuses on the reflections of a past love and the consequences of actions previously taken.

Esperando Pa Verte is a song that talks about the desire of a guy who is very anxious to once again see the girl he loves so much, with whom he has had problems and arguments but despite it all, he promises to respect her and be there for her, even when she doesn’t want to hear from him,” commented Kid Flex.

In the music video, directed by Giacomo Cochella, we see Kid Flex deep in thought as he sits in the living room of an almost empty house glued to the phone with the illusion of being able to contact the person he cherishes and continues to love. Kid Flex continues to work on new music expected soon under Warner Music Latina.

ABOUT KID FLEX:

Composer, musician, and producer. KID FLEX, does not show his face, because he wants to be the voice of a community that perhaps is not heard often. Through music, he tells his stories and his feelings, but he wants to transcend. His public image is a television, where his community is projected. He does not reveal his identity because he prefers to be a symbol rather than just being a person.

Anitta inside 360 MAGAZINE

ANITTA – ENVOLVER

“ENVOLVER” Available Here 

Global domination continues for Brazilian superstar Anitta, as she has reached a historic achievement in her career reaching Spotify’s Global chart’s No. 1 position with her worldwide hit Envolver. The song surpasses more than 3.6 million streams per day on the platform, accumulating more than 78.2 million total streams since its release and has become the highest chart entry on Spotify’s Top Songs USA chart at No. 180.

Envolver has become a global anthem and is now the highest ranking song by a Brazilian artist on Spotify’s Global chart and has also reached No. 2 on Apple Music Brazil, Mexico and Paraguay and No. in PanamaPeru and Uruguay. The official video has already accumulated more than 73 million views on her YouTube channel. Adding to all the success on digital platforms, the track has also become a worldwide trend on social media with 1.2 billion views using the hashtag #envolver on TikTokNo. 1 on the Latin playlist, the No. 8 song in the U.S. and more than 881.1K videos have been created with the sound. On Instagram, more than 304 K Reels have been created with the song. In total, Envolver has more than 224 million global streams combined.

A few weeks ago, Anitta also released the official remix of “Envolver” with hitmaker Justin Quiles, accompanied by its official video which already has over 19 million views on YouTube.

Anitta recently received two nominations for the Latin American Music Awards 2022. She is nominated in the “Favorite Video” category for her song “Girl From Rio” and in the “Favorite Social Artist” category. The ceremony will be broadcast live from the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, April 21 at 7pm EST on Telemundo. Anitta is also slated to perform at Coachella in Indio, California on April 16 and 23

Anitta is managed by Brandon Silverstein of S10 Entertainment and signed to Warner Records/Warner Music Latina.

Blessd and Myke Towers inside 360 MAGAZINE

BLESSD – TENDENCIA GLOBAL

“Tendencia Global” Available Here 

Blessd, the artist who has broken the paradigms in Colombia and has become a reference of the genre across the globe presents his new single “Tendencia Global” alongside one of the urban genre’s Puerto Rican representatives, Myke Towers, a song full of energy that showcases the unique styles of each of the participating artists. A track that unites two powerhouses of the genre, Colombia and Puerto Rico, in a single production that will be heard in every corner of the planet. Parallel to this immense release, the artist announced his world tour that bears the name of the single: Tendencia Global Tour, the singer-songwriter will visit important territories such as: Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, United States, Mexico and Europe.

Tendencia Global” was born from Myke Towers’ initial interest in wanting to collaborate with the rising urban genre star, Blessd, considered by the Puerto Rican as the most relevant artist of the new school of the urban genre in Colombia. Towers, in an interview given to a well-known media outlet, which made its way around the world of reggaeton, expressed his interest in collaborating with Blessd, taken as the first step for such important collaboration in the music industry.

A collaboration to go down in history, Puerto Rico & Colombia which will go worldwide”… mentioned Blessed.

This new single was written by BlessdMyke Towers and Ovy On the Drums and performed by Blessd and Myke Towers. The production was carried out, in its entirety, by producer Ovy On The Drums, recognized for working with important artists such as Karol G, Nicky Jam, Becky G, Anuel AA and Piso 21 among others.

The video was shot and produced on the island of Puerto Rico, framing the beauty of the Caribbean beaches and the stunning architectural zone of old San Juan. The video combines close-up images of BlessdMyke Towers and Ovy On The Drums sequenced throughout the video, adding to all the technical levels of the recording, further demonstrating and recreating the music of this global hit.

The video was directed by Oscar Vasquez and DEIVY P and produced by DYPA FILMS, a production company that has worked with national and international artists such as Blessd, Ryan Castro, Lyanno, Anonimus, Valentino, Dekko, Javielo, Saga White Black, Lenny Tavarez, and Justin Quiles, among others.

Blessd, along with his label JM World Music – CigolWarner Music Latina and his management team Just One Cliick, headed by CEO Dr. Velasquez, will continue to work on and consolidate this global music project.

About Blessd:

Talent makes Antioquian urban singer Stiven Mesa Londoño one of the future promises of the genre. With only 22 years of age and a career that began recently, this singer, better known in the music industry as BLESSD, not only improvises and sings but also composes his songs.

His simplicity, charisma, ability to improvise as well as his love for music, have positioned him as one of the promising Colombians in the world of reggaeton, a genre that has allowed him to perform in different cities and events throughout the country, where his fan base chants the songs and motivate him to continue striving for his dream of one day selling out stadiums across different cities of the world.

BLESSD “TENDENCIA GLOBAL” OFFICIAL VIDEO

Justin Quiles of Warner Music Latina featured in 360 MAGAZINE

Justin Quiles – Gucci Fendi

Latin GRAMMY-nominated vocalist and singer-songwriter, Justin Quiles, announced today his long-awaited and first homecoming concert in his native Puerto Rico. The show will take place at the Coca-Cola Music Hall on May 20th with special guest appearances. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Saturday, March 12th at 11:00 am on ticketera.com. The show is being produced by Paco Lopez for No Limit Entertainment

I am happy to finally bring my show to  my island and give fans what they have been asking for, for so long. We have a super fun show and will give fans a good time! Vamos Puerto Rico!” commented Quiles.

Last night, Quiles released his latest hit song “Gucci Fendi” alongside fellow Puerto Rican rapper Eladio Carrion. “Gucci Fendi” is the first song off of his next studio album slated for release in 2022. The song, along with the official video, are available to stream on all digital platforms today.

Each track the multi-platinum artist releases is another song in a lengthy repertoire of certified hits — with “Gucci Fendi” being no exception. The song not only demonstrates his exceptional versatility, but also the growth he has endured as an artist. On “Gucci Fendi,” Justin incorporates skilled lyrical mastery and creates a song that is relevant and relatable about the need to always look “on point” when stepping out. Carrion’s inclusion on the track further elevates it and adds the perfect notes of grittiness with his flow and unique vocals. Directed by Fernando Lugo, the video features some of today’s hottest fashions set against a monochromatic backdrop to further highlight its exclusivity. 

Quiles has enjoyed a career filled with a myriad of milestones that have catapulted him into another level of global success and reach within Latin music. The singer-songwriter wrapped up an impressive 2021 by surpassing 1 billion combined global streams of his successful third studio album, “La Última Promesa.” The album reached #1 on Apple Music’s “Top Album Charts,” #1 BTS video on Apple Music’s “Top Video Charts,” #1 on iTunes, garnered 1 million streams on the first day of release on Apple Music alone, and #3 on Spotify’s Global Top Album Debuts (#1 Latin album). “La Ultima Promesa” is also home to several multi-platinum hits released prior to the album such as: Loco featuring Zion & Lennox and Chimbala, which reached #1 on U.S. radio the week of the album’s release and has surpassed over 185.9 million views on YouTube, was certified 2x Platinum in Spain, reached #1 on Billboard’s Latin Airplay chart, #1 on Latin Rhythm Airplay, #10 on the Latin Digital Song Sales chart, #13 on Hot Latin Songs, and currently sits at #1 in the United States and Spain; PAM featuring superstars Daddy Yankee and El Alfa, whose video has over 91.1 million views and entered the Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs and Latin Airplay charts for over 15 weeks; and Jeans with over 213 million views and certified Platinum in the United States, Diamond in Chile, Platinum in Spain, 2x Platinum in Argentina, 4x Platinum in Peru and 3x Platinum in Mexico. Adding to the success of “La Última Promesa,” he released the official video of his single Colorín Colorado — quickly becoming one of the hitmaker’s fan favorites. Since its release, it has already accumulated more than 42 million views on YouTube and more than 492 million streams worldwide.

There is no doubt that as Justin Quiles continues along with his illustrious career, he will continue to position himself as one of the most versatile and sought-after artists and composers in the urban genre. To date, Justin has accumulated more than 4.2 billion combined global streams. The globally renowned hitmaker is also currently gearing up for his run across the United States that will be making stops in four major cities at the beginning of April 2022. The tour will make stops in New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. Boston and Puerto Rico.