Respect and chemistry. This was what flowed between Wisin & Yandel and Jennifer Lopez in Acapulco for a week filming the video for the single "Follow The Leader" with the collaboration of the three.
"She (JLo) understood the level we're working on and wanted to be part of this movement. We are very pleased with the collaboration because we have always admired what she does and we realized that she knew what we are doing with the music, "said Wisin, who is in Puerto Rico enjoying some days off with family.
The artist revealed that "from the start it was good". So much so that when they met, through their respective managers in a studio in Los Angeles (California), he knew she was going to be great. "She pulled out her cell and took a picture with me to put it on Twitter" revealed W emphasizing he was unfamiliar with social networking, that is left to his co-worker Yandel, because that's his job to create music. "I'm not very technical and really I have no time to be at a computer or a telephone. That's the beauty of being in a duo
we can divide things, "he added.
Double, as his relatives call Wisin as an abbreviation for the first letter of his stage name, said the "Diva of the Bronx," arrived in Acapulco two days before they came to start filming of the video. "She arrived two days earlier to prepare. When we arrived everything was already for us. That tells us her commitment to this project and how much she believes in us, "said the rapper born in Cayey.
"It is not about who is more famous, or who knows who. Here we work because we respect each other and this is the future musical collaborations, "he said. He said the boyfriend of JLo, Casper Smart, also participated in the production. He was in charge of the choreography and dancers. "We met twice in the gym. He was everywhere and was nice.He didn't know much Spanish and wanted to learn, as we do not know much English, and that's how we got along, "said W.
Wisin was so impressed with the level of preparation of JLo ,that he was stunned when the actress decided to tattoo on her chest with the word"Leaders", title of the next album "Duo of History". "She was a leader like us, that showed us how much she believed in the project," said not before adding that in addition to that tattoo, that's not permanent, she also had another tattoo on her back to the theme of the video.
According to the artist "Follow the Leader", will be playing on the radios in Puerto Rico and the United States starting from April 10, it's a modern song that combines multiple rhythms where the trio seeks to outshine their achievements. "JLo puts in her sensuality and we add the energy," he said.
Both the video takes place in the midst of persecution, free to interpretation of their fans, which are Wisin, Yandel and Jennifer Lopez performing their respective lines. "The song is in English and Spanish. That has worked because it gives more options to the Latino community that continues to grow in the U.S. and the world, "he said. He further indicated that the total cost of production amounted to $ 700 000 and Jennifer invested in it.
The direction was by Jessy Terrero, who have worked previously WY, and brought in some 'stuntmen specialist', brought from England, to execute the action scenes with JLo and WY. "People do not know, but Jlo had a man stunt double who had to stuff his behind just to look like her," he joked.
The singer of "Abuser" also said that both his wife as his partner wife were never jealous the working with Jlo, one of the hottest Latinas in the world, because they also admired her. "There was nothing like that. We had a great time and talked about many things in life, "he revealed. Among the topics discussed include the fact to continue working on performance tours as well as working together for a second song, titled "otra vez", also with Enrique Iglesias.
"Jennifer is a woman worthy of admiration for her effort and dedication. Everything she has accomplished shows everyone that Latinos, especially Puerto Ricans can get to where we want . To break the mold and that's where we're heading, "he said.
"Leaders", the album will be ready in late May or early June and will also include collaborations from Chris Brown, T-Pain and Timbaland.