“I love my past,” says Nicky Jam, photographed Feb. 1 at home in Medellín. “I love that I went through all the darkness to be at the light that I’m at today.”
"People laugh when I say I came to Colombia and cleaned myself out of alcohol and drugs,” says Jam. “But I’ve seen a whole different Colombia.”
“Being the best in music that I can — you could say that has been my drug these last few years,” says Nicky Jam, photographed Feb. 1 in front of a mural of himself painted by fans in Medellín.
“His talent is unlimited,” says Vin Diesel of Jam. “His spirit is positive, grateful and humble. He will be here for a long time.”
“I had pretty much the same mentality that everybody has before they come here,” says Jam of Medellín. “I didn’t know it was this nice.”