February 14, 2017

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Nicky Jam Talks Linking Up With Vin Diesel for 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage'

Nicky Jam will be the first to admit that memorizing lines isn't his strong suit, but the reggaeton star snagged the role of Lazarus in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, the third installment of the blockbuster franchise.

"Vin [Diesel] was looking for somebody in the Hispanic community that has a lot of followers and that a lot of people love, and I guess I was the guy," Jam tells Fuse.

Describing his fellow cast members as "sexy and nice and with guns," Jam gave a shoutout to Chinese-Canadian singer/actor Kris Wu, who he said was a genius. "To have this career in acting, you have to be really intelligent."

Next, hear all about the Latin singer's 26-track album Fenix:

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