DannyLux Fulfills Retirement Dream, More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week.


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DannyLux & Jesús Morales Heartwarming Gesture

On Valentine’s Day, DannyLux and Jesús Morales, a content creator known for his positive impact, collaborated on one of Morales’ famous street vendor initiatives. They successfully raised more than $93,000 through GoFundMe for Pilar, an 80-year-old street vendor with a heart condition. On Wednesday (May 15), they presented Pilar with the check. She dreams of retiring in her native Mexico with her family, and thanks to their efforts, her dreams are now achievable.

Peso Pluma Reflects on his Billboard Cover Story During The Tonight Show

Peso Pluma performed his latest single, “La Durango,” on The Tonight Show, alongside Pedro Tovar of Eslabon Armado and a live band. The song is part of Pluma’s upcoming fourth LP Éxodo, coming out on June 20. In addition to the performance, Pluma chatted with host Jimmy Fallon about meeting Jay-Z and shared an amusing story about his signature haircut, which was initially a hairstyling mishap in Colombia. Reflecting on his Billboard cover story and Grammy win for his album Génesis, Pluma discussed fan expectations for Éxodo and expressed gratitude for the support that has spotlighted Mexican music globally.

J Balvin’s Air Jordan 3 “Río” Drop

The upcoming Air Jordan 3 x J Balvin Río sneaker release, set for May 22, marks the fourth collaboration between Colombian artist J Balvin and the iconic Jordan brand. Inspired by the night skies of Antioquia, Colombia, and dedicated to his son, Río, this collaboration continues to blend urban music and streetwear influences. “A sunset always reminds me that a new day full of opportunities is coming. Air Jordan 3 x J Balvin Río represents that light in the midst of the darkness of the world,” said J Balvin in a press release. “Río, my son, became a source of inspiration for this drop that I hope will fill with love millions of people around the world.”

The design features a black leather upper with an elephant print, a multicolored faded midsole, and translucent heel tabs with the J Balvin logo, combining distinctive style with Nike Air technology for comfort. The Sunset Collection will be available globally and in Colombian stores starting May 28.

 Young Miko Makes TV Debut With Feid on The Tonight Show

Young Miko made her national TV debut on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on May 13, alongside Colombian superstar Feid. They performed “Offline” from the Puerto Rican rapper’s debut album att. in a romantic garden-themed stage setup. Both artists harmoniously shared the spotlight, with Miko dressed in white and red and Feid in his signature green jacket. Following their performance, Fallon celebrated it with high praise and acknowledged the reception from the audience. Miko is gearing up for her U.S. tour starting in Denver on July 31, as Feid continues his tour.

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