J Balvin is back with his new album JOSE. The LP is stacked with collaborations with artists like Skrillex, Khalid, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, and Dua Lipa, however Balvin’s most interesting collaborator on the album has to be his baby boy Río. The Colombian superstar’s eclectic collaborations also reflect the album’s diverse sound.

J Balvin’s JOSE album spans 24 eclectic songs.

“[The album] is basically everything I like as an artist that I would love to hear from somebody else,” J Balvin told mitú last month. “But I was like, ‘Ok, I want to do it myself.’ It’s like a playlist, but I’m the one who is singing.”

J Balvin was right to call the album a playlist with its whopping 24 songs. To narrow down the playlist, we’re going to breaking down five of our favorite songs on the JOSE album.

“Querido Rio”

The most sentimental song on J Balvin’s JOSE album is “Querido Rio.” He actually hinted to the song when he tweeted the title on June 27, which was reportedly the day that Valentina Ferrer gave birth to Río. Balvin is singing his son’s praises over the sound of his heartbeat. This ballad is absolutely beautiful.

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