The wait is over for fans of Maluma, one of the best known Colombian singers internationally. Finally, fantastic and curious can enjoy the premiere of the documentary Maluma: What I Was, What I Am, What To Be, a 90-minute movie that is now available for free exclusively on YouTube. An extended version with additional interviews and musical presentations will be available to YouTube Premium subscribers.
The production promises to make this artist known very closely, as well as his history, his struggle and "everything he carries in his heart", and shows Maluma from his humble origins in Colombia and his evolution to becoming an international figure and in one of the people with the most followers on social networks. The film presents exclusive and revealing interviews with family, friends and Maluma himself. Next, we tell you more about the development of this original YouTube production.
"The story is never told" says the trailer of the Maluma documentary that YouTube has already launched so that we can open our mouths and learn a little more about this Colombian singer. For more than a minute, this breakthrough shows us the current Maluma, turned into a star , but also the young man or even the boy who dreamed of being what he is today.
YouTube announced this documentary during its annual YouTube Brandcast event, in which the new original and special series of 2019 were released and will be available for free, although with commercials.
The documentary, directed by Jessy Terrero, gives us an exhaustive journey through Maluma's past, from its origins in Colombia, to the undeniable success he enjoys today, detailing every stage of his evolution. Exclusive interviews with family and friends of the singer will make us feel part of his circle for a total of 90 minutes.
Title and premiere
As promised, the documentary Maluma: What I Was, What I Am, What To Be It was released on July 5, 2019, as announced during YouTube Brandcast, an event that was enlivened by presentations by Daddy Yankee, Lele Pons and Adam Savage. Other contents that were announced during the event were the third season of the series Kobra Kai (the new version of the classic The Karate Kid) and other successes that come back as Kevin Hart: What the Fit Y Liza on Demand, in addition to new material and more coverage of musical festivals such as Coachella and Lollapalooza.
* Article updated on June 5, 2019 by Milenka Pea.