J Balvin’s fourth Jordan collaboration, the “Rio” Air Jordan 3, is set to launch in Summer 2024. His first partnership with Jordan Brand was in December 2020, introducing the “Colores Y Vibras” Air Jordan 1, followed by the Air Jordan 2 in 2022, and the Air Jordan 3 “Medellín Sunset” in 2023.
Named after his son, Rio, born in June 2021 to J Balvin and his girlfriend, Valentina Ferrer, the “Rio” release is a heartfelt tribute. Specific connections to his son are yet to be revealed.
Expect the Air Jordan 3 “Rio” to sport a sleek Black, Solar Flare, and Total Crimson Abyss color combo. the shoe features a Black leather base with Grey elephant print overlays on the toe and heels. Other details includes a gradient midsole, translucent heel tabs with J Balvin’s logo. Unique elements honoring Rio will also be present.
When Summer 2024 arrives, the J Balvin x Air Jordan 3 “Rio” will be available at select Jordan Brand retailers both in-store and online, including Nike.com, priced at $250 USD. Stay tuned for further updates as the release date approaches.
In summary, J Balvin’s “Rio” Air Jordan 3 marks his fourth collaboration with Jordan, a meaningful tribute to his son Rio. With its stylish design and heartfelt symbolism, the release is highly anticipated for Summer 2024. Stay tuned for further details as the release date approaches.
Color: Black/Solar Flare-Total Crimson Abyss
Style Code: FN0344-001
Release Date: Summer 2024
UPDATE 9/9: DJ Khaled gave us another look at J Balvin’s “Rio” Air Jordan 3.
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