J Barrera

  • Who are you? A person who never gives up on what he wants
  • What is your stage name? J Barrera
  • Where are you from originally? I was born in Arlington Virginia but raised in Guatemala
  • Where were you born? Arlington VA USA
  • When is your birthday? November 5th
  • Why do you live in Arlington, VA? My mother lives here and because there are more opportunities.


  • Who is your musical example? Daddy Yankee 
  • Who do you look up to in the industry? Daddy Yankee 
  • Have you ever met or played with your musical example(s)? Not yet but some day
  • What made you start playing music? I love music especially if I can express what i feel through it


  • When did you start playing music? Just a few years ago
  • When did you start playing music professionally? Like one year ago
  • When did you know you wanted music to be your career? When i realized soccer was done
  • Why should people care about you and your music? My music is inspirational & it gives pure positive vibes
  • What genre of music do you like to perform in? Reggaeton dancehall trap r&b etc
  • Do you write your own music? The majority of them but i also like to work in collaboration with more people so more ideas can come to the table


Activities & Objectives…

  • What do you want to be known for/known as? as someone who never gave up and that everything its possible no matter what 
  • What do you hope to get out of your involvement in the music industry? the best get a lot of knowledge so i can I’m
  • What is your favorite quote? Never give up
  • What quote/sentence would you say best describes you and your music? Never give up dreaming
  • What kind of music do you listen to? Reggaeton, Trap, R&B, Dancehall, and everything in general
  • How does music effect your mood? A lot, depending on what I’m listening to so I can get active & emotionally motivated