Liam Payne will be collaborating with Colombian hitmaker J Balvin for his new single. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 18 — Former One Direction star Liam Payne has revealed that his next single will be a collaboration with the Colombian hitmaker J Balvin.
J Balvin is behind several recent cross-cultural hits, including Mi Gente with Willy William and its remix featuring Beyoncé. In 2015, he teamed with Justin Bieber on a remix of Bieber’s track Sorry that added Spanish verses and a reggaeton beat.
Now Liam Payne has enlisted the reggaeton star for his new single Familiar, announcing that the track will be out on Friday. The One Directioner revealed in a tweet that the single will include Spanish lyrics.
Payne previously collaborated with Quavo on his track Strip That Down, out last fall. That track was released as the lead single from Payne’s upcoming debut solo album, details of which are still TBA.