J Rios is a versatile young independent singer and music composer who is full of life and whose music carries an eclectic blend of reggae, dancehall, hip hop, reggaeton, bachata, and other core Panama and American elements. The way he has been able to take the industry by storm in such a short period of time achieving what others before him thought to be impossible is musicianship wizardry at its finest. “Castillo Sagrado” which loosely translates to the sacred castle is a romantic Latino ballad and the perfect dedication song to a lover as you get to enjoy the intimate Latin lyrics amidst the lively instrumentation that are stuck with you from the beginning to the end of the song. The vibrant guitar, the dazzling drums, and the hypnotic dembow rhythms are backed incredibly by J Rios as he encapsulates the sensual and seductive aura of the song with his equally spectacular vocal performance.
J Rios’ vocals project a distinct and authentic enthusiasm for the tunes romantic theme and his sultry whispery voice at the onset of the song imbuing it with the lyrics, “Every King Needs his queen” before going on to delivery in his native Latin feels like an epic fashionable musical scene and the kind the experienced artists possess in their effortlessly artistic way that displays an “I don’t try too hard to sing this phenomenally cool” kind of attitude. You can’t fault him for being perfect at what he does. Can you?
The lyric video has been laden with an exceptionally created visual treat as you get to enjoy first hand as J Rios delivers the floating and crispy Latin-dominant lyrics with some few English lines, the background painted with a beautiful man and woman treating themselves to its epicurean vibes as shimmering and virtually exploding heart objects embellish the video in staggering and immensely beautiful fashion for a viewer to enjoy. This is a mood lifter with the poignant Spanish lyrics and melodic hook bouncing around in your head long after listening.
J Rios is currently working on his first album with various producers from Panama and it is promising to be fireworks and which will undoubtedly put him on the map and confirm his top-notch status where he belongs. Make sure to follow him, stream and save this track to your favorite’s playlist as we patiently wait for more groundbreaking sounds from this acclaimed champ.
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