J Balvin x Air Jordan 3 “Rio” Officially Revealed

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J Balvin is conquering the sneaker world.

The Air Jordan 3 stands out in Jordan Brand's lineup, embodying timeless style since its 1988 debut. Its simple yet sleek design offers both support and comfort, thanks to its mid-top shape and visible air cushioning in the sole. One of its standout features is the unique elephant print on the upper, adding texture and individuality to the shoe. The Air Jordan 3 remains a timeless favorite among sneaker enthusiasts and collectors worldwide.

Teaming up with Jordan Brand, music sensation J Balvin brings his vibrant personality to the J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 sneaker. Bursting with lively colors like blues, greens, and pinks, the design reflects J Balvin's dynamic essence. His signature smiley face logo graces the heel, adding a personal touch to the shoe. Now, J Balvin introduces his signature Air Jordan 3 in a fresh "Rio" colorway, continuing his collaboration with Jordan Brand. With the J Balvin x Air Jordan 3, fans can expect a bold and vibrant design that reflects his unique style.

"Rio" Air Jordan 3 x J Balvin

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With a gradient rubber sole blending seamlessly into a deep midsole, these sneakers exude a unique charm. Fashioned from sleek black leather, the upper showcases a subtle gray elephant print lining at its base. Drawing inspiration from Rio, additional fading accents accentuate the shoe's aesthetic appeal. A notable detail includes the iconic Nike Air emblem adorning the left shoe, while J Balvin's signature smiling face decorates the right. Adding the finishing touch is a pale yellow Jumpman logo embellishing the tongue.

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Sneaker News reports that the Air Jordan 3 x J Balvin “Rio” will be released on May 22nd. Also, these sneakers will have a retail price of $250 when they drop. As always, make sure to let us know what you think about these kicks in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the most recent updates and news from the sneaker community. We’ll make sure to offer you the newest products from the most notable brands.

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About The Author
Ben Atkinson is a sneaker content writer at HotNewHipHop, with expertise in web content writing, digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). Ben’s love for sneakers began when he was 13. He founded Midwest Soles, his sneaker reselling business. He bought and sold hundreds of popular sneakers and learned everything there is to know about the sneaker market. He eventually combined his passion for sneakers with his passion for writing and started covering sneaker releases and valuable sneaker reselling information. Ben has previously written for Sneaker Flippers, managing the site’s email newsletter to over 15,000 engaged readers with a focus on enhancing the click/open rate to increase the sale conversion rate overall. On top of this, Ben would also create written content for the site with a view to increasing web traffic and online sales through SEO optimization. His favorite sneakers are the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ and the Nike x Parra Air Max 1.