Latin Music Fridays

Music Lab: Ale Alberti, Edgar Barrera, and Jhay Cortez

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Kick off Latin Music Fridays by learning how to write verses and lyrics with Latin songwriters Ale Alberti, Edgar Barrera, and Jhay Cortez. They’ll join producer Andrés Saavedra in conversation about how their cultural backgrounds inspire their lyrics. You’ll get hands-on with iPad to create your own song concept in the Notes app. Then on August 23, join a performance with Dalex and Dímelo Flow.

Ale Alberti

Songwriter and Producer

When Ale Alberti was 16, her first solo project was nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist. She has co-written singles for Alesso, Anitta, Snoop Dogg, Becky G, and many more.

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Edgar Barrera

Songwriter and Producer

Barrera has received 12 Latin Grammy awards and one Grammy with artists like Carlos Vives, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, and Maluma. His career moves among different Latin music genres.

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Jhay Cortez

Songwriter and Artist

Jhay Cortez is a musician from Puerto Rico who wrote his first song at age 14. In 2018, he contributed to the lyrics of I Like It by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J. Balvin. His debut album, Famouz, dropped in 2019.

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More about Latin Music Fridays

Celebrate Reggaetón, Latin Pop, R&B, and more during Latin Music Fridays, in partnership with Apple Music. On August 16, 23, and 30, you’ll join internationally renowned and local artists to explore how culture influences music and create your own Latin tunes.

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