Carolina Giraldo Navarro, artistically known as Karol G, from 30 years, is a consolidated Colombian artist of the feminine urban genre who has surprised as a soloist and in collaborations with great singers. Currently, he is triumphing among his followers with his album KG0516.
With a musician father, Karol was born in Medellín on February 14, 1991, and from a very young age her interest in music was notable, so much so that at the age of 15 she participated at reality show X Factor, where his nickname was born and his first opportunity with the record label Flamingo Records & Diamond Music.
All about Karol G
Her first musical year was dedicated as an opening act in Cartagena for Don Omar concerts. Also, in at a cousin’s quinceañera, sang a song along with J Balvin. In addition, he took advantage of this stage of his life to study Music at the University of Antioquia and Marketing in New York during three months.
Beginnings in music
The Colombian artist, who measures 1.60 meters, drew power from his voice and released “En la playa”, his first single, in 2007. From then until 2009 he released more songs without much success, however, that did not prevent him from opening the concerts of Daddy yankee on his tour of Colombia.
His first collaborations were in the song “Thousand ways” with Alexander DJ in 2010. Then, between 2011 and 2012, together with Reykon, he released the songs “Your toy” and “301”, gaining interest from the international public in the latter.
However, he decided to focus on his project as a soloist, which in those days was complex because the urban genre it was still man’s territory.
During the following years he collaborated with Nicky jam Y Andy Rivera, besides throwing a new version of the song “Thousand hours” from The grandparents of nothing, called “I don’t believe you anymore.” These hits were a trend in Colombia, which led her to be seen by the record company Universal Latin, with whom he signed in December 2015.
In 2016 he began to collaborate with stars of the urban genre, among them, Sebastian Yatra, Ozuna Y Daddy Yankee. From there, months later he already confirmed his new album “Unstoppable“, where he mixed reggaeton and trap with melodies from pop.
“Tussa”, his greatest success
As a way to promote the album, Karol G went on a tour called Unstoppable Tour across America until he earned his first nomination for the Latin Grammy. Without resting, in 2019 I already had another album titled “Ocean“.
Thus he dedicated himself to collaborating in what arose the song “China“, along with notable artists such as Anuel AA, Daddy yankee, Ozuna and J Balvin, considered one of the 10 best Latin music videos according to Rolling Stone.
But a song that captivated thousands was “Tussa” at the end of 2019, together with Nicki Minaj: that was the first of his new album KG0516, released in 2021.
In 15 years active, Karol G has made 5 world tours and has won three awards with “Tussa”:
- “Favorite song – Latina “in the American Music Awards.
- “Song of the year” in the Latin American Music Awards.
- “Collaboration of the year”, also in the Latin American Music Awards.
In addition, he has won accolades in Our Land Awards, Premio Lo Nuestro, MTV, Youth Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards and Latin Grammy Awards.
Karol G’s personal life
The Colombian artist was of high interest to the paparazzi and not only for her music, but for her media romance with the Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, whom he met in August 2018 for the music video for his song “Culpables.”
A few months later, in January 2019, the couple confirmed the beginning of their relationship and then, with a diamond wedding ring, confirm their engagement in the Billboard Latin Music Awards. However, in April 2021 the breaking off of this couple.
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