He approaches Hollywood with “Papi Juancho”
LOS ANGELES (EFE) .— Together with his nice premiere in Hollywood with Jennifer López simply across the nook, Maluma handed by Los Angeles, United States the day earlier than yesterday and provided a profitable live performance on his “Papi Juancho” tour.
Though it was not the primary recital of his tour of the USA, since final Thursday he kicked off in Sacramento, the cease within the metropolis of Los Angeles was one of many dates with capital letters of this tour to current his album that carries the identical identify, “Papi Juancho” (2020).
The Colombian is without doubt one of the reggaeton stars with probably the most influence on the planet, however now he’s making ready his assault on the cinema with “Marry Me”, a romantic comedy that might be launched in February subsequent yr, during which he shares credit with figures from the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson.
Not removed from Hollywood, that place of goals that Medellín additionally needs to overcome, there was a efficiency the day earlier than yesterday, Friday during which Maluma virtually crammed the well-known The Discussion board in Los Angeles.
Delayed after a chaotic and disorderly group within the entrances to the venue, the live performance offered a colourful 360-degree staging with a stage within the form of a Greek cross and lined with screens that occupied the middle of the stadium.
The very first thing Maluma’s followers noticed was an enormous coronary heart on the screens, an instance, as talked about by the singer, that on this tour he needs to present the whole lot after so many months of hiatus as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The get together began in type with “Hawaii” and Maluma, delighted and smiling, let his followers sing a cappella the primary refrain of this hit single.
Eight tireless dancers accompanied Maluma’s highly effective visible guess – pyrotechnics included – who, as an alternative of prerecorded bases for the music, had a strong and solvent band taking part in stay.
“Madrid” and “Parce” completed off the start of the live performance utterly devoted to the album “Papi Juancho”.
Maluma had as a lot work on the microphone as within the dressing rooms, since he modified garments on a number of events and went, for instance, from a darkish Neo-style outfit from “The Matrix” to an ocher shirt with glitter pants with out forgetting one other “look” of inexperienced tones.
“It is unhappy that it was so lengthy earlier than I returned to the stage. However right here I’m, very comfortable, “he stated.
The second half of the live performance started with a reggae air because of “# 7DJ (7 days in Jamaica)” (2021), his EP devoted to exploring the rhythms of the Caribbean island and the place a sensual “Chocolate” shone.
Not all have been latest matters since there have been additionally journeys to the previous comparable to the favored “Borro Cassette”.
In any case, one of many brightest factors of the live performance was “Felices los 4”, which Maluma topped in its ultimate half with an thrilling salsa association.
Already within the ultimate stretch he tackled a robust “Vente Pa ‘Ca” and “Blackmail”, during which his refrain lady complied with word with the components that Shakira interprets within the authentic recording.
“Thank you Los Angeles, I love you,” stated Maluma, mendacity on stage and completely happy, earlier than ending his evening “made in Hollywood” with an encore by “Hawaii.”
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With no time to waste and linking songs with no pause or for a drink of water, Maluma joined songs like “Mi Niña”, “Aloha” and “Djadja”.
A whim on piano
Reggaeton dominated the evening from starting to finish, however the Colombian singer indulged himself. Accompanied solely by a pianist and with rose petals falling from the ceiling, the Colombian singer addressed his intimate songs “ADMV” and “Marinero” with out artifice or disguise.
“Like at home”
“They told me that in Los Angeles I was going to be at home and that’s why I took off my shoes and everything,” joked the reggaeton participant within the closest a part of his efficiency.