Puerto Rican J Alvarez is known for his urban sound, yet here he surprises us by mixing a Salsa beat into his “La Esquina,” which he presents in collaboration with Ñejo, Yomo, Persa La voz, and Eliot El Mago D Oz.
The song has lyrics that speak about a young man who was able to leave the streets and even time in prison without losing his essence, finally understanding that in life family is more important than money. “La Esquina,” I warn you, has some language that we’re not used to hearing in Salsa songs, but not too terrifying. 🙂
I like interesting fusions, and I think this is one of them. It also has a fun animated video that you can enjoy below. The song is available on all digital platforms, and it has been added to the VidaSalsera.com playlist on Spotify, which you can access from the right margin (or at the bottom) of this page.