Nicky Jam & Tainy Enlist Reggaeton Superstar Friends for Celebrity Fútbol Match

Lead Photo: Art by Stephany Torres for Remezcla
Art by Stephany Torres for Remezcla
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The biggest artists reggaeton music are coming together for a good cause. Two all-star teams coached by OG Nicky Jam and Puerto Rican hit-maker Tainy will play a friendly game of fútbol on April 13 to raise funds for the Inter Miami CF Foundation.

NEON Cup: A Celebrity Fútbol Match is presented by Tainy’s creative group NEON16 and La Industria Inc, the record label behind Nicky Jam. The event happening in Fort Lauderdale will be hosted by Miami radio personality Enrique Santos. The two teams will be going head-to-head in the Inter Miami CF Stadium.

Tainy will be the coach for the Club Dieciseis Team. His roster includes Boricua superstar Rauw Alejandro, regional Mexican music wunderkind Natanael Cano, OG De La Ghetto, and Profe and Dim from the Colombian group Piso 21. Chilean alternative singer Cami is also on Tainy’s team.

Nicky Jam will be the coach for The Kids of Reggaeton Team. His roster includes Dominican superstar El Alfa, “Whoopty” rapper CJ, Boricua artist Guaynaa, Colombian singer Feid, and Ovi, Cano’s Rancho Humilde labelmate from Cuba. Llane, formerly of Piso 21, joins his old bandmate Pablo, and the guy who took his place, Lorduy. Mexican pop star Sofía Reyes is also a part of the roster.

With the Latin American Music Awards in Miami next week on April 15, Tainy and Nicky Jam are capitalizing on the star power that will be in town for this special fútbol event. NEON Cup: A Celebrity Fútbol Match is also sponsored by Adidas, Buchanan’s, and streaming app Twitch.