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" You listen to a song by Nicky Jam, and you don't think about reggaeton; you just think, 'I like that song.' I got old people listening to my music, young people listening to my music. "
" I do very well with English, and I think I should do that more and take advantage of the versatility I have. I can sing; I can play guitar. "
" Not everybody can sing - that's something I have. "
" Colombians, when they love an artist, they love him whether you're up or down. So why wouldn't I stay in a place where they loved me when I was in my worse moment, and they were saying I was a legend? I felt I was good, so I felt it was my home. I fell in love with the people, the culture. They made me feel like a Colombian. "
" I first write melodies that will make people shiver, and then, I add the lyrics. "
" In Colombia is where I discovered myself as a writer. "
" The mentality always in reggaeton was, 'I'm the man.' I made that cool to say, 'I messed up. I'm not the best.' "
" I don't see a Spanish song being No. 1 on the Hot 100. I mean, if it happens, fantastic. But I don't think it will. "
" I've always wanted to work with Mana. I've been a fan of them since I started singing reggaeton in 1992. "
" What happened in my life made me a better artist. "
" Puerto Rico got too futuristic with the electronic reggaeton. It lost the essence of the reggae music. "
" I had no father. I had no mother after I was 8. "
" I'm a real man. I can suffer. "
" I love to see people's faces change when they hear me speak English, and they realize how far I have been able to go. "
" If I write songs trying to top other songs, it's a lot of pressure. "
" We made history. Two Latin urban singers on the cover of Billboard is incredible. I'm proud of myself, I'm proud of J Balvin, our music, and of all Latinos. "
" I realized that if I did well in Colombia, I could do well in the world. "
" Medellin gave me so much. It gave me back who I am: the person I am, the human being I am. "
" I'm a little bit of everything. That's what makes Nicky Jam so different from everybody else. "
" Making movies is great. It was like love at first sight; a whole new, different business. I can see why actors love it so much. "
" I try not to think about the success, because it's pressure to continue making music. "
" The way you pronounce words the Puerto Rico way, it's not really global for music. Colombians speak some of the best Spanish in the world. So having a Colombian next to me every time I write makes my music more international. "
" In the English market, I would love to work with Drake and Rihanna. Who doesn't, right? In the Spanish market, maybe Romeo Santos. "
" Al Green is something else. "
" I was making too much money. I was too young. I didn't know how to deal. "
" As a reggaeton act, I've always felt people are looking down on us and expecting us to fail. That's enough of a burden, and we automatically try to act with dignity. "
" When I'm in that studio, I feel like I'm the king of the world. If I lose that, I'm going to lose a lot. "
" If you're making music for the U.S. Latin fan, it's important that you sing in Spanish. Even going too bilingual can backfire. "
" I have to write pretty songs; that's what gets them on the charts. "
" I want to go into the English market, all the way. "
" I love going to the beach. I like just walking around South Beach, but sometimes, when you're famous, it can be a little difficult. "