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J Balvin’s New Song “Dorado” Is Inspired by McDonald’s and the Latinx Community (EXCLUSIVE)

Latin famous person J Balvin is taking his McDonald’s collaboration to the following degree. 

After the launch of his well-liked meal — Massive Mac (sans pickles), fries (with ketchup), and an Oreo McFlurry — the “Un Dia” artist is releasing a track, or as he calls it, a “musical act,” with the fast-food big to rejoice the Latino gang. 

Launched on Nov. 19, “Dorado” is impressed by J Balvin’s final album “Colores” and the golden arches themselves. In an unique interview with Distractify, J Balvin opened up about his long-standing love of McDonald’s, the inspiration behind the track, and his plans for 2021.  

J Balvin’s track “Dorado” celebrates Latinos from each stroll of life.

Rising up in Colombia, J Balvin vividly remembers seeing McDonald’s in films and on TV, so when he received the supply to collaborate with McDonald’s, it was a dream come true. 

“I am nonetheless like, ‘Woah,'” Balvin stated of the partnership. “I am actually honored to be the primary Latino to make this collab with McDonald’s. It is actually particular. I grew up with McDonald’s and each time I am on tour, we’re big followers and we at all times cease by and get McDonald’s.”

As anticipated, merely making a meal was not sufficient for Balvin, who jumped on the probability to launch a track that was not solely impressed by the McDonald’s brand however the Latinx neighborhood world wide. 

Titled “Dorado,” which interprets to “golden” in English, the anthem and accompanying video will present Balvin taking part in completely different characters that signify and rejoice Latinos from all walks of life. 

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“Tenemos la gente contenta / porque donde hay un Latino, hay fiesta,” Balvin sings, which interprets to, “Now we have the comfortable individuals / as a result of the place there’s a Latino, there’s a occasion.” 

Through the one-minute “musical act,” as Balvin referred to as it, followers will watch because the reggaeton star transforms from a basketball participant to an older man to a McDonald’s employee and again to himself ready for his order within the drive-thru. 

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“We wish to uplift the neighborhood… I need them to really feel proud to be Latino, proud to be part of the Latino gang,” Balvin stated of the track. “Though I really feel like I am a world citizen, we wish to rejoice the Golden Arches… in order that’s why we referred to as it ‘Dorado,’ , the golden taste.”

Nonetheless, Balvin made it very clear that anybody can get pleasure from “Dorado,” including, “even if you happen to’re not Latino… really feel the vibe and completely get pleasure from.”

J Balvin breaks down his McDonald’s meal:

Identical to the artist, the J Balvin meal is one-of-a-kind. As an alternative of a go-to drink, Balvin opted for a McFlurry to accompany his Massive Mac (sans pickles) and fries. 

And whereas he understands the frustration linked to McDonald’s and its seemingly always-broken ice cream machines, it was a no brainer. 

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“It is a privilege to have a McFlurry,” Balvin stated between laughs. “I actually love a McFlurry in order that’s why I put it in my meal and if I’m going to at least one place and it is damaged, I’m going to a different one.”

As for his choice to take away the pickles from the Massive Mac, Balvin merely stated, “I simply don’t love pickles. I do not like the flavour… I simply do not prefer it. I received to be actual.”

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This collaboration is simply the most recent milestone for Balvin, who has skyrocketed to the highest of music charts and the world stage since his breakout hit, “Mi Gente.” 

Wanting forward, Balvin will not be dashing into something and has no stay performances lined up for 2021. 

“Let’s wait till the vaccine is prepared after which return to touring,” he stated. So, within the meantime, we will probably be consuming our J Balvin meal and listening to “Dorado” on repeat. 

Take heed to “Dorado” on the McDonald’s app right here. 

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