McDonald’s next move: a meal inspired by J Balvin

The meal features a Big Mac, medium fries and an Oreo McFlurry

FILE - This Dec. 3, 2019 file photo shows singer J Balvin at the 2019 Footwear News Achievement Awards in New York.  In a pre-taped video that aired Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020,  as Balvin accepted an award at Premios Juventud 2020, the performer revealed he contracted COVID-19 and that it impacted him heavily.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - This Dec. 3, 2019 file photo shows singer J Balvin at the 2019 Footwear News Achievement Awards in New York. In a pre-taped video that aired Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, as Balvin accepted an award at Premios Juventud 2020, the performer revealed he contracted COVID-19 and that it impacted him heavily.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (2020 Invision)

SAN ANTONIO – McDonald’s is giving fans another celebrity meal following the Travis Scott meal’s success in September. This time, fans will get to experience the golden arches through the lens of Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin.

According to the company, the meal features a Big Mac sandwich, medium fries served with ketchup and an Oreo McFlurry. The meal will be available at participating restaurants from Oct. 5 to Nov. 1.

The meal collaboration was first hinted to fans over social media by the burger company with the following tweet:

The hint, a nod to the artist’s 2020 album “Colores” was later revealed and confirmed on the singer’s Twitter:

Travis Scott and J Balvin are the first celebrities since Michael Jordan -- whose “McJordan” burger launched in 1992 -- to have a meal collaboration with the fast-food chain. .

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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.