“He loves color like I do,” Jeremy told E! News, “and he has such a great personality, so much fun with pop art and the way he plays that with his music…and I just thought, ‘How can we take something formal for this evening but give it that feeling?'”
This year’s Met Gala theme shined a spotlight on U.S. fashion, while also celebrating what makes America diverse and unique.
In fact, J Balvin explained how representing his culture was especially meaningful for him, saying, “I feel proud where I come from, being Latin, this is the first time I’m here.”
The “Mi Gente” musician, who recently released his sixth studio album José, also told E! News about another important topic close to his heart: His baby boy Río.
“I made a song for my son, my newborn,” he shared, adding that he’s “absolutely” excited to start dressing up his little one.
Back in July, J Balvin and his partner, Valentina Ferrer, announced that they welcomed their first child together, writing on Twitter, “Querido Río.” He used the same message for a track off his new album.