Nicky Jam talks about Reggaeton ahead of new Tom & Jerry movie

Ellen James|March 06, 2021

'The sacrifice was worth it,' says Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam talks about 'Reggaeton' ahead of new Tom & Jerry movie

Nicky Reggaeton feels like a proud father.

In a recent conversation with PEOPLE, Nicky Jam discussed his blockbuster success with reggaeton in the '90s. Elated on the music breaking records, the singer calls himself the 'architect' of the genre.

"I feel like I'm a proud father. There's nothing better," the 39-year-old tells PEOPLE about reggaetón in the mainstream. "I'm one of the architects of this music, and I knocked on doors back in the '90s and to see where it's at today, it makes me really happy. I'm proud."

"The sacrifice was worth it," he adds.

Nicky Jam is also awaiting his new Tom & Jerry voice role. Nicky has been fond of the show since he was a child and this opportunity is definitely a dream come true.

"When I used to see cartoons, you see the credits at the end. And you realize who did what voiceover; it adds more magic to the movie," he says.

"That's when you know you've made it, when you're doing the jobs that's something to do with kids," he adds. "It's just the best thing in the world. I'm a big Tom and Jerry fan. They're so iconic, and to be a part of it, it's just magic."

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