Latin GRAMMY Award-winning singer and multi-platinum selling artist KAROL G is closing out 2019 with a glittery smash as she enlists global superstar Nicki Minaj for the release of “Tusa” and its accompanying video. Tusa, which translates to heartbreak in Colombian slang, was produced by KAROL G’s long-time collaborator Ovy on the Drums and written by him, KAROL G, Nicki Minaj and Keytin. Fans can watch the video for “Tusa” here and purchase / stream the bilingual breakup anthem here: https://UMLE.lnk.to/Tusa
“Collaborating on ‘Tusa’ with Nicki MInaj came into my life unexpectedly and I wanted to keep it like that for my fans,” says Karol G. “The collaboration and the song means more to me than I can put into words. I hope everyone enjoys ‘Tusa’ as much as Nicki and I did creating it!”
The video was filmed in Los Angeles, directed by Mike Ho of Cinema Giants and features a sparkling look into KAROL G and Nicki Minaj’s fantasy world loaded with pink diamonds, winged-horses and lavish backdrops. “Tusa” w/ Nicki Minaj is the latest iconic collaboration under KAROL G’s belt. Throughout her career, the singer has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music on chart topping tracks, such as “China” with Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna & J Balvin, “Ahora Me Llama” with Bad Bunny, “Ocean” remix with Jessie Reyes, “Mi Cama” remix feat. J Balvin & Nicky Jam, “Secreto” with Anuel AA and countless others.
With a rabid fanbase of over 60 million and nearly five billion views across YouTube, KAROL G has become the most watched female pop artists on YouTube globally. In 2017 she released her debut album, Unstoppable, which landed at #1 on The Billboard Latin Chart making the album the biggest debut for a Latin female urban artist in recent years. With reggaetón at her core, Karol G’s unique blend of urban, Caribbean and r&b influences have placed the Latin GRAMMY Award-winner as the undisputed best-selling Latin female artist in the world. Her sophomore album Ocean is now certified 7X Platinum in the United States and broke Apple Music’s sales records as the fastest album by a female Latin artist to land #1 worldwide.
In addition to her 2018 Latin GRAMMY Award, the global superstar has received nods from the People’s Choice Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin American Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Premios Juventud and more. Not to mention the unanimous praise from press like VICE, Rolling Stone, The FADER, Complex, Noisey and many others from around the world.
All of this, along with KAROL G’s 60 million fans worldwide, is setting the stage for yet another record-breaking year for the Colombian singer in 2020.
Check out the final dates of KAROL G’s USA Tour this weekend:
Nov 8 – San Jose, CA (SAP CENTER)
Nov 9 – Los Angeles, CA (THE FORUM)
Nov 10 – San Diego, CA (VIEJAS ARENA)