Top 5 Contemporary Puerto Rican Musicians You Need to Know

4. Nicky Jam


Success has not come easy for singer and rapper Nicky Jam. The reggaeton artist overcame issues with his past mentor and fellow Puerto Rican musical star Daddy Yankee, drug and alcohol abuse, and depression to reappear on the music scene more than 10 years after his initial success. With a fresh start after a move to Medellín, Colombia, Jam is now making some of his best music and it’s taking him all over the world. Recent collaborators include Colombian reggaeton stars J Balvin, Maluma, and Spaniard Enrique Iglesias.

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