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Who is Junior H, the new promise of the corridos lying down in Mexico

At just 22 years old, Junior H has established himself as the new face of lying down corridos in Mexico (Instagram / @juniorh_oficial_)
At just 22 years old, Junior H has established himself as the new face of lying down corridos in Mexico (Instagram / @juniorh_oficial_)

Lying down corridos have gained popularity in Mexico in recent years; It is about, among many other things, a subgenre that combines the traditional regional Mexican with hints of Hip Hop and trap culture.

Under this tenor, from different points of the Mexican Republic, great exponents have emerged who have managed to captivate the Mexican public with their lyrics and musical compositions, being the young man from Guanajuato Antonio Herrera Perez one of the most prominent.

better known as Junior H.the success that he has achieved at the age of 22 has led him to perform on some of the most important stages in the country, as happened in 2021 when he was part of the official poster of the Coca Cola Flow FestHowever, his musical career dates back to his childhood.

Although he is originally from Guanajuato, Junior H lived part of his life in the United States (Instagram / @juniorh_oficial_)
Although he is originally from Guanajuato, Junior H lived part of his life in the United States (Instagram / @juniorh_oficial_)

Antonio Herrera Pérez was born on February 7, 2000 in Guanajuato, Mexico. He was at the age of twelve years old when together with a friend he began to compose songs; Despite the fact that at that time he still did not play any instrument, his facility for writing was already beginning to be perceived.

It was through the video platform Youtube that Junior H began to publish his first songs, as well as several covers that soon attracted the attention of the public.However, his life took an unexpected turn when his family made the decision to move to the state of Utah in the United States.

Despite the radical change in scenery, the young Antonio continued to polish and perfect his talent, even reaching learn to play the guitar through tutorials that I saw on Youtube.

It was not until February 2019 when Junior H burst onto the scene with his first album titled My Life in a Cigarwhich contained his first great success titled I have not changed. The success and popularity that he achieved with this record material attracted the attention of the Rancho Humilde label, a label under which another of the great exponents of the lying corridos in Mexico is also signed: Nathanael Cano.

Natanael Cano and the Rancho Humilde label attracted the talent of Junior H (Photos: Getty Images)
Natanael Cano and the Rancho Humilde label attracted the talent of Junior H (Photos: Getty Images)

That was how after signing a contract with the aforementioned record label, Junior H was part of the compilation Lying down by Nathanael Cano with the themes She, The AK, I enjoy the Bad and the M4.

Although thanks to this collaboration the popularity of Junior H increased, success really knocked on his door with the publication of his second studio album titled Trapped in a dream (2020) same as debuted at number 5 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart.

In that same year, Junior H released another three studio albums titled MUSIC <3 (2020), Cruisin’ with Junior H(2020) and the 3 towers (2020). To said record materials were also added $ad Boyz 4 Life (2021) and My Life In A Cigar 2 (2022).

Recently, the name of the acclaimed performer of hits like positive mind either It deserves It has remained a trend on social networks after it released a new record album titled Quota.

His very peculiar style and voice are perceived through 12 songs among which are collaborations he made with artists such as the Mexican rapper German, Snow That ProductBig Soto, Ovi and Paloma Mami.

Either because of his undeniable talent or because of his ability to dabble in different genres, Junior H has established itself as an innovative musical proposal and as the new face of the lying down corridos that little by little have managed to captivate both the national and international public.

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