Watch: Nicky Jam Explains How J Balvin Collab ‘X’ Was Made

Latin superstar Nicky Jam recently sat down with Billboard to explain how his J Balvin-assisted hit single “X” was made. The video is part of Billboard’s How It Went Down series.

Produced by Afro Bros and Jeon, “X” currently sits at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart and No. 47 on the Hot 100. It was DJcity’s eight most-downloaded song of March.

Nicky discusses how he knew the track was going to be a hit as soon as Balvin played it for him and that he quickly realized he needed to be a part of it. He goes on to talk about how he kept Balvin from changing the original beat then describes the meaning of his lyrics.

Watch How It Went Down above and download “X” on DJcity.

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