JBarrera is an up-and-coming artist from Guatemala in the alternative Latin R&B scene. His motivation to sculpt his own success story in the industry comes from the sheer range and breadth of classic and contemporary music. Also, Hablemos, his debut single, will be released on September 23rd. Read this article to learn more about JBarrera’s start making music, background, influences, and more!


Hey! Introduce yourself. Where are you from?

Hi! It’s my pleasure to introduce myself as JBarrera, an up-and-coming Guatemalan artist in the alternative Latin R&B scene. Classical and contemporary music has always inspired me to create my own success story.

When did you start making music?

I am marking my debut this year with my original single, Hablemos which is slated to release soon.

Who inspired you to start making music?

I listen to a lot of different styles of music, and artists … something that has continually inspired me and impacted how I create my own.

How would you describe your music style?

I create alternative R&B songs, empowered by lyrics and melodies set against the backdrop of rhythmic tunes. Also, I am all set to enthrall fans of R&B. I have a carefully crafted experimental style that blends dynamic musical elements and seamlessly complements meaningful lyricism.

Who are you listening to now?

These days I am listening to a lot of different artists, genres, etc.

What can you tell us about your debut single?

A compelling debut release, Hablemos, delivers a blend of R&B lo-fi alternative sounds, scintillating rhythms, and a songwriting style that approaches love more classically.

Have any shoutouts?

Shoutout to God and to all the people who are helping me bring my vision to life.


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