Maluma, real name Juan Luis Londoño Arias, is a Colombian singer and songwriter from Medellín. Born on January 28, 1994, the musician is one of the forerunners of the Urbano genre, a sound that comprises elements of reggaeton, dancehall, funk, hip-hop, Latin trap, and more.
He’s best known for his collaborations with Shakira, J Balvin, Madonna, Ricky Martin, and many other big names in pop music. He’s released five studio albums, with his most recent, Papi Juancho, dropping on August 21, 2020. Maluma also has several singles that have charted on Billboard Hot Latin Songs and is well-known among contemporaries like Bad Bunny.
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