J Balvin will debut his Air Jordan 1 collaboration during the Super Bowl LIV halftime performance with Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.
He becomes the first Latino artist to collaborate on the iconic silhouette, Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 features a vibrant tie-dye design on a layered canvas upper designed jagged edges, exposed foam tongues completed with a set of three velcro icons on the heel and Balvin’s Happy Face logo covering the tongue label of the left shoe. Black laces atop a clean White rubber sole completes the design.
J Balvin Air Jordan 1 Release Date
Look for the J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 “Colores Y Vibras” to release on December 8th at select retailers and StockX. The retail price tag is set at $190 USD.
Color: Multi-Color/Black-Pink Foam-Multi-Color
Style Code: DC3481-900
Release Date: December 8, 2020
UPDATE 11/25: Nike releases official photos of J Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 that launches December 8th for $190 USD.
UPDATE 11/19: Jordan Brand has confirmed that the J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 “Colores Y Vibras” releases globally December 8th on SNKRS and at select retailers.
Breaking barriers through music and self-expression, Colombian J Balvin delivers a special iteration of the Air Jordan I that’s direct from Medellín and meant for the whole world. In design, he brings intense “colores” and “vibras” (Spanish for “colors” and “vibes” — and the names of Balvin’s acclaimed 2020 and 2018 albums) to his Air Jordan 1 x J Balvin.
“I was thinking about how I could have a disruptive Air Jordan 1,” says Balvin, the first Latino artist to collaborate with Jordan Brand. “I wanted to be the person who really dared to change the shapes and go all out. No one has touched the Air Jordan 1 like this before.”
The Air Jordan 1 x J Balvin’s bold rainbow canvas upper has jagged-edge trimming and rounded-color wings that are meant to represent a cloud-like explosion — symbolizing Balvin’s source of energy. The artist’s smiley-face logo replaces the Jumpman logo on the left foot tongue tag, while pink, white and black laces and interchangeable patches (think a smiley face, a Jumpman, a basketball and lightning bolt) enable wearers to customize the shoe based off their mood and creative expression.
UPDATE 11/09: According to zsneakerheadz, J Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 is rumored to release on December 4th.
UPDATE 10/11: New photos via airsplyeu of J Balvin’s upcoming Air Jordan 1 collab that will be releasing during the holiday season.
UPDATE 9/6: A better look at J Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 collab along with its special packaging that will be releasing later this year.
UPDATE 9/4: Detailed look via solebyjc at J Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 collab that’s rumored to release this holiday season.
UPDATE 8/24: On-feet photos of the J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 High OG that will be receiving a release date very soon.
UPDATE 2/2: J Balvin debuted his Air Jordan 1 collab during his performs with Jennifer Lopez during the Super Bowl halftime show.
UPDATE 4/10: While an official release date wasn’t officially announced, J Balvin in an interview with Highsnobiety reveals details regarding his Air Jordan 1 collaboration.
“Because of the coronavirus, they closed all the factories and stuff like that. But it’s going to happen maybe around November,” he said. Stay tuned for more updates.
UPDATE 5/12: According to SHOF, J Balvin’s Air Jordan 1 High OG will release during the Holiday 2020 season. Stay tuned for more updates.