Jacob Forever Signed by Sony Music Latin

Jacob Forever
Courtesy of Sony Music

Jacob Forever signs with Sony Music on April 4, 2016. 

Cuban reggaeton star’s “Hasta Que Se Seque El Malecón” Has Been on Hot Latin Songs for 14 Weeks

The new Cuban wave continues to crest in the Latin music market with the signing of popular reggaeton singer Jacob Forever to Sony Music Latin.

 “My team and I can now get our music heard in places where we weren’t as well known and we strongly believe that we’ll be received with open arms,” the artist said via a press release from Sony. “I’m very happy to be able to represent the new generation of Cuban artists.”

The popular Havana-based artist’s single “Hasta Que Se Seque el Malecón” is currently at #18 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart. It has been on the chart for 14 weeks. 

Jacob Forever, whose real name is Yosdani Jacob Carmenates, was formerly part of Gente D’Zona. That Cuban group became well known internationally after Jacob Forever’s departure with the Enrique Iglesias megahit “Bailando” and subsequent collaborations with Latin stars.

Upon announcing the signing on Monday (April 4), Sony revealed that Jacob Forever is currently recording an album on which “he’ll be teaming up with some of Latin music’s top talents who will help him step onto the world stage in a big way.” There is already a remix of "Hasta Que Se Seque el Malecón" featuring Pitbull.