Today, global superstar Akon and musical phenomenon Farruko release the tropical-inspired video for their summer-ready collaboration “Solo Tu” available across all streaming platforms. A fiery video set in Miami, watch as Akon and Farruko deliver positive vibes in “Solo Tu” here.
“Solo Tu” follows Akon’s historic video collaboration with Pitbull, “Te Quiero Amar,” and is one of many reggaeton hits off his most recent album El Negreeto.
“This record gave me the same good feeling I felt when I made ‘Don’t Matter,'” Akon shares. “And adding Farruko just took it to the next level. He’s one of my favorites right now in Latin Music.“Akon has sold over 35 million albums worldwide and received numerous Grammy Nominations. Firmly established as a successful pop artist, his extensive touring and collaborations with David Guetta and Daddy Yankee to Aventura–has given him credibility across musical genres and around the world setting him up to execute his vision, which provides him with an infrastructure to release music from every region of the world. Akon has created a worldwide platform that not only recognizes US mainstream acts but also talent that hails out of Latin America and the Caribbean as well as his own diasporic roots across Africa. This global music takeover is Akon’s stamp on the world and his message is loud and clear, we are all connected through a universal language – music.
Carlos Efren Reyes Rosado, better known as Farruko, is a singer-songwriter born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, who is considered by experts as a musical phenomenon of our times for his great musical versatility and performance expertise. Farruko has consistently demonstrated his dominion over most sub-genres of urban music like Reggaeton, Rap, Hip Hop, R & B and now Trap Latino. He has also proved his adaptability, crossing over into pop, bachata, mambo and vallenato genres. Farruko became a Latin Grammy winner for his single, “6 AM” feat. J Balvin, taking home the award for Best Urban Song. Since then, he has continued to rack up nominations from industry titans, has swept Billboard’s “Top Latin Albums,” “Top Latin Songs,” “Latin Airplay,” “Latin Rhythm Airplay” and “Latin Pop Airplay” charts, dominating the coveted top positions for several weeks at a time, released several albums, and has toured the world. Among his many accomplishments, the artist has a number of Gold, Platinum and Diamond RIAA Certifications for many of his singles, attesting to his artistic caliber.