Lunay: Biography and music career

Published At: 04 February 2020 , 12:24 PM


Lunay, a young Puerto Rican singer and songwriter in the reggaeton, hip hop, and rhythm and blues genres, is recognized as one of the most promising young stars on the Latin American scene.

Date of birth: October 4, 2000

Place of birth: Corozal, Puerto Rico

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 71 kg

Before popularity

The musician's childhood was not full of amenities. He lived in a simple neighborhood in an ordinary family. Little Moonie, whose real name was Jephnir Moreno, was passionate about football and dreamed of becoming a famous football player. But soon, the free child of the street was imbued with sympathy for the urban rhythms of hip-hop musicians, learned to play the drums, and rushed to pave the way for stellar success.


Fascinated by the dream of becoming a famous musician, at the age of 15, the Moon began to shoot short freestyle videos and upload them to Facebook. Soon the videos became viral, and the young musician got his first fans.

In 2017, the Moon settled on SoundCloud, where he regularly posted his covers of songs by famous artists. Luck was not long in coming. Famous producers Chris Jeday and Gaby Music turned their attention to the young musician. In May of that year, the Moon signed a contract with them and then released the hit "Si Te Vas Conmigo".

The first joint project with famous musicians Ozuna, Rauw Alejandro, and Lyanno was a significant success in the Latin American scene. The video for their song "Luz Apaga" reached a million views, and the whole country found out about the young talent.

This year has been fruitful and hugely successful. In February, the Moon released the single "Soltera," which instantly scored 173 million views - a massive achievement for a musician who is not even 20 years old. And the remix with the participation of Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny also surpassed the original, collecting 284 million plays in 3 months.

"A Solas," "Si te vas Conmigo," "Djame saber," "Como la Primera," and "Soltera" are the hits that brought the moon love of fans around the world.

Personal life

The musician prefers not to advertise his own life, focusing only on his work. "I have always taught modesty," says the Moon. Fans are wondering if his heart is free. Piquant scenes from video clips and joint photos with female colleagues on the workshop are the only reasons to discuss the personal life of the musician.

Interesting Facts

It has Belgian roots.

Entered the Top 40 most promising talents.

He received the award in the Breakthrough of the Year category at Premios Juventud 2019.

The Moon believes in God and opposes street violence.



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