Tainy’s getting his Sponge on…
The 30-year-old Puerto Rican record producer and songwriter is the mastermind behind Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon and NEON16’s SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run movie soundtrack.
Tainy executive produced the album alongside renowned industry leader Lex Borrero, with NEON16 curating the official soundtrack of the forthcoming animated film.
This marks the first time the Latin multimedia company and talent incubator has partnered with the animated franchise.
The soundtrack, set to be released via NEON16/Interscope Records, will include songs by Tyga, Swae Lee, Lil Mosey, Weezer, Snoop Dogg, The Flaming Lips, Kenny G and Cyndi Lauper, to name a few.
Additionally, Hans Zimmer is expected to score the film.
Kicking off the soundtrack is Tainy and J Balvin’s single “Agua,” which was released on Thursday, July 9.
“Tomorrow it’s officially out,” Balvin expressed on Instagram posing with Patrick Star. “It was meant to be a secret but oh well! I know that this song has good vibes and a lot of happiness, which we need during these moments.”
SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Runwill debut digitally in the U.S via premium video on demand in early 2021 and then move exclusively to CBS All Access, ViacomCBS’ subscription video on demand and live-streaming service, following the premium video-on-demand window.