Piso 21 is a Colombian Latin pop group composed of Pablo Mejía (Pablito), Juan David Huertas (El Profe), David Escobar (Dim) and Juan David Castaño (El Llane).
The name Piso 21 derives from an elevator in a building in Medellin, Colombia, the building had 21 floors.
The group formed in 2007, but it wasn’t until 2012 that the group started receiving widespread recognition. With songs like: “Vagones Vacíos”, “Ángel Mortal” and “Correr El Riesgo”, the group’s fame in Colombia steadily grew. Later in 2012, thanks to the success of their debut studio album Piso 21. The group was nominated for Best New Artist in the Latin Grammy Awards that same year.
In 2014, Piso 21 released the single “Suele Suceder” featuring Puerto Rican singer Nicky Jam. The song was a commercial success in Latin America and reached the top 20 in the Colombian Monitor Latino charts. The song also became the group’s first charting single in the US charts built for Latin audiences by Billboard, where it peaked at number 29 on the Tropical Songs chart. The following year in 2015, the group released the singles: “Quítate La Pena”, “Delicia” and “Hoy” featuring Chilean singer Florencia Arenas.
In 2016, Piso 21 signed with Warner Music Latina, and later on in the year, released the single “Me Llamas”, which ended up reaching the top 40 in several countries throughout Latin America and became their most successful single to date at the time. On 2 December 2016, an official remix featuring Colombian singer Maluma was released. The remix helped further add to the song’s momentum.
In early 2017, they released the single “Besándote” which like their previous single, ended up becoming a widespread commercial success, reaching the top 40 in several countries in Latin America. On 1 September 2017, the group released an official remix featuring British singer Anne-Marie to celebrate their Youtube channel surpassing over a million subscribers. On 19 October 2017, they released the single “Déjala Que Vuelva” featuring Manuel Turizo. The song became an instant success across Latin America, where it topped multiple Spotify charts in the region and became certified Gold in Colombia just merely two weeks after its release. On 10 November 2017, they released the single “Tu Héroe”. Which later ended up peaking at number seven on the Paraguayan Monitor Latino charts. The song was then followed by the single “Adrenalina” on 1 December 2017, which featured Spanish rapper Maikel Delacalle.
In early 2018, Piso 21 collaborated with Argentinian singer Paulo Londra on the single “Te Amo”, which was released on 15 March 2018. On 11 May 2018 the group released the single “La Vida Sin Ti” to coincide with the release of their second studio album Ubuntu.
The group has toured extensively in South America and overseas.