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Daddy Yankee

Background information
Born February 3, 1977 (1977-02-03) (age 31)
Origin San Juan, Puerto Rico
Genre(s) Reggaeton, Latin Rap, Hip Hop
Years active 1992 — present
Label(s) El Cartel Records
Interscope Records
Website www.daddyyankee.com

Ramón (Raymond) Ayala (born February 3, 1977), known artistically as Daddy Yankee, is a Latin Grammy Award-winning Puerto Rican reggaeton recording artist. Ayala was born in Río Piedras the largest district of San Juan, where he became interested in music at a young age. In his youth he was interested in baseball, and aspired to become a Major League Baseball player. He was unable to continue this sport when he received an injury to one of his legs, leaving him unable to walk correctly. He then became involved in the underground rap movement that was in its early stages in Puerto Rico, later to be called Reggaeton. After receiving lessons from several artists within the genre, he developed an independent career, first recording in a production titled Playero 37. After this he began to produce independent albums. His first solo album was No Mercy. He subsequently formed a duo with Nicky Jam, and then continued his solo career with the releases of El Cartel and El Cartel II. This led him be one of many pioneers of the reggaeton genre. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 415 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (607 × 876 pixel, file size: 64 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Daddy Yankee performing in Panama City, Florida, United States during Spring Break 2006 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... For other uses, see San Juan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Reggaeton (also spelled Reggaetón, and known as Reguetón and Reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music which became popular with Latin American youth during the early 1990s and spread over the course of 10 years to North American, European, Asian, and Australian audiences. ... Latin rap is not a homogeneous musical style but rather a term that covers all Hip-Hop music recorded by artists of Latino origin. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... Interscope Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... The Latin Grammy Awards were launched in 2000 with a telecast aired on CBS. It was the first primarily Spanish-language prime-time program carried on network television. ... Reggaeton (also spelled Reggaetón, and known as Reguetón and Reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music which became popular with Latin American youth during the early 1990s and spread over the course of 10 years to North American, European, Asian, and Australian audiences. ... Río Piedras was a town in Puerto Rico which was absorbed by the city of San Juan and is now one of its districts. ... Underground rap is a term sometimes used to describe forms of rap music which have little or no mainstream appeal, visibility or commercial presence. ... Reggaeton (also spelled Reggaetón, and known as Reguetón and Reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music which became popular with Latin American youth during the early 1990s and spread over the course of 10 years to North American, European, Asian, and Australian audiences. ... DJ Playeros 1st production which introduces people to Daddy Yankee, Master Joe, Ranking Stone, Maicol y Manuel, Yaviah, Lisa M, and many others. ... INTRO PRELUDE PIUS YANKEE RUN COME FOLLOW ME CHICA INTERESADA THEY CRY BUSCA UNA YALE OH MY GOD! DAN DE DAN LA SOLEDAD CONSERVA TU FIGURA SHOAT OUTS RAZA UNICA Daddy Yankee      Albums: No Mercy (1995) El Cartel (2000) El Cartel II (2001) Los Homerun-Es Vol. ... Nick Rivera Caminero (born February 25, 1980 in the Dominican Republic) is known artistically as Nicky Jam. ... TRACK A INTRO CARTEL YANKEE & ALBERTO STYLE PANTY MAN & NENE GANYA CARTEL MIX EDDIE DEE BERNY MAN CABALUCCI HECTOR Y TITO NOTTY, YANKEE & GUATAUBA TRACK B INTRO INTOCABLE REY PIRIN & YANKEE NICO CANADA MIGUEL PLAY & BABY RANKS RANKING STONE SANGUINARIO O.G.M. & OKLEY PIEDRAS CLAN ORIGINAL Q& BERNY MAN... [edit] Track listing Intro Tu Cuerpo En La Cama - Daddy Yankee y Nicky Jam Se Unen O Se Mueren - Karel y Voltio Los Cangris - Daddy Yankee ft. ...


In 2002 El Cangri.com became Ayala's first album with international success, receiving coverage in the markets of New York and Miami. Barrio Fino was released in 2004, and the album received numerous awards, including a Premio Lo Nuestro and a Latin Billboard, as well as receiving nominations for the Latin Grammy and MTV Video Music Awards. Barrio Fino performed well in the sales charts of the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Japan. On June 5, 2007, El Cartel Records released El Cartel: The Big Boss, which was ranked as the top-selling album in Latin music genres in 2007. He promoted the album with an international tour which began in the United States and continued through Latin America, breaking attendance records in Ecuador and Bolivia. His performances have appeared on more than 70 albums, including compilations such as Mas Flow 2 and Blin Blin Vol. 1. Intro Cangri Latigazo Guayando (feat. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Barrio Fino, Daddy Yankees third solo album, was released on July 13, 2004. ... Premio Lo Nuestro is a Spanish language music awards television program presented by Spanish language US television network Univision. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... After the release of Mas Flow, their popularity was increasing, and many artists outside the reggaeton genre wanted to collaborate with them. ... Blin Blin Vol. ...

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Musical career

Early career

Ayala was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was influenced by several musicians in his family, including his father and some of his mother's relatives.[1] During his childhood he practiced singing and focused on lyrical improvisation. Although Ayala first aspired to join the ranks of baseball’s Major Leagues, he abandoned this goal after being involved in an accident—at age seventeen, he was caught in the crossfire of a barrio gun battle and received two bullet wounds. One bullet grazed his arm and the other, from an AK-47, hit him in the leg and left him with a permanent limp.[2] Following this incident he became interested in the underground rap movement, which at the time was in an early organizational stage.[3] He also took more interest in the events that took place in the neighborhood in which he was raised, a public housing project named Villa Kennedy.[1] Early in his career he attempted to imitate the style of Vico C. He went on to emulate other artists in the genre, including DJ Playero, DJ Nelson, and DJ Goldy, taking elements from their styles in order to develop an original style.[3] In doing so, he eventually abandoned the traditional model of rap and become one of the first artists to perform reggaeton.[3] Ayala first recorded with DJ Playero as a featured artist in a production titled Playero 37, which was released in 1992.[1] Look up barrios in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Avtomat Kalashnikova model 1947 g. ... Vico C (born Armando Lozada Cruz on September 8, 1971) is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer who is considered one of the founders of reggaeton. ... DJ Playero is a Puerto Rican producer of reggaeton artists and albums. ... DJ Playeros 1st production which introduces people to Daddy Yankee, Master Joe, Ranking Stone, Maicol y Manuel, Yaviah, Lisa M, and many others. ...


Independent productions

His first album, titled No Mercy, was produced in 1995 when Ayala was eighteen years old.[1] The production did not sell well, and he continued his work within the genre for the rest of the decade, eventually forming a duo with Nicky Jam. One of the duo's songs, "Posición", was included in the soundtrack of One Tough Cop, a movie directed by Bruno Barreto, that was released in 1998. Beginning in 2000, Ayala began concentrating more on his solo career, releasing albums produced outside studios. The first production he released was titled El Cartel, featuring elements of the mixtape style.[1] In 2001 El Cartel II was released, a direct sequel to the previous production, and influenced by similar genres. INTRO PRELUDE PIUS YANKEE RUN COME FOLLOW ME CHICA INTERESADA THEY CRY BUSCA UNA YALE OH MY GOD! DAN DE DAN LA SOLEDAD CONSERVA TU FIGURA SHOAT OUTS RAZA UNICA Daddy Yankee      Albums: No Mercy (1995) El Cartel (2000) El Cartel II (2001) Los Homerun-Es Vol. ... Nick Rivera Caminero (born February 25, 1980 in the Dominican Republic) is known artistically as Nicky Jam. ... Bruno Barreto (March 16, 1955) is a Brazilian film director. ... For the album by Los Abandoned, see Mix Tape (album). ...


In 2002 El Cangri.com was released, and became the first album in Ayala's career to sell well outside Puerto Rico, mostly in the United States.[1] The album was produced by VI Music, an independent recording studio in Puerto Rico, and was not supported by a major label.[1] The most successful single from the album was "Latigazo", which received significant play on radio stations in New York and Miami.[1] The album reached the #43 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart.[1] Following the release of this disc, Ayala performed at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum before 12,000 fans.[4] The following year VI Music produced Los Homerun-es.[1] The album became the leader in sales in Puerto Rico, during a year in which several other reggaeton artists released significant productions, including Luny Tune's Mas Flow, Don Omar's The Last Don, and Tego Calderón's El Abayarde.[1] The album's success helped Ayala receive the publicity required for a crossover to the United States market, and marked the last album he released with VI music before signing a contract with Universal.[1] Intro Cangri Latigazo Guayando (feat. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... The Roberto Clemente Coliseum (or Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Spanish) is a sporting events and concert arena in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ... Universal Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group. ...


2004—2005

Ayala's next album, Barrio Fino, was produced by Luny Tunes and released in July 2004 by El Cartel Records and VI Music. It was the most highly anticipated album in the reggaeton community.[5] Ayala had enjoyed salsa music since he was young, and this led him to include music of genres besides reggaeton in the album.[5] The most prominent of these cross-genre singles was "Melao", in which he performed with Andy Montañez.[5] The album was described as his most complete, and with it he intended to introduce combinations of reggaeton and other genres to the English-speaking market.[5] Barrio Fino was followed up by an international tour with performances in numerous countries including the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Honduras, Spain, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, and the United States.[5] The album has sold over 500,000 copies in the United States alone and has sold well throughout Latin America and worldwide.[6] Barrio Fino, Daddy Yankees third solo album, was released on July 13, 2004. ... Luny Tunes are a Dominican reggaeton production duo composed of Francisco Saldaña (Luny) (born June 23, 1979) and Víctor Cabrera (Tunes) (born April 12, 1981) . Both members were born in Dominican Republic but grew up in the Boston metropolitan area until they moved to Puerto Rico where their... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... VI Music is a Puerto Rican record label specializing in the reggaeton genre. ... Salsa music is a diverse and predominantly Caribbean rhythm that is popular in many Latino countries. ... Andrés Montañez (born 1942), better known as Andy Montañez, is a famous Salsa singer from Puerto Rico. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ...


In 2005 Ayala was one of the most recognized reggaeton artists within the music industry, a year where he won several international awards.[7] The first award of the year was a Premio Lo Nuestro within the "Latin music" category, which he received for Barrio Fino.[7] In this event he performed "Gasolina" in a performance that was described as "innovative".[7] Barrio Fino also won the "Reggaeton Album of the Year" award in the Latin Billboard that took place on April 28, 2005,[7] where he performed a mix of three of his songs in a duo with P. Diddy. The album was promoted throughout Latin America, the United States, and Europe, reaching certified gold in Japan. Due to the album's success, Ayala received promotional contracts with radio stations and soda companies, including Pepsi.[8] His single "Gasolina" received the majority of votes cast for the second edition of Premios Juventud, in which it received eight nominations and won seven awards.[7] Ayala also made a live presentation during the award ceremony. "Gasolina" received nominations in the Latin Grammy and MTV Video Music Awards.[7] Premio Lo Nuestro is a Spanish language music awards television program presented by Spanish language US television network Univision. ... This article is about the song named Gasolina. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... P. Diddy Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, entrepreneur, and rapper. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Pepsi-Cola is a carbonated beverage that is produced and manufactured by PepsiCo. ...


The successful single, "Gasolina", was covered by artists from different music genres. This led to a controversy when Los Lagos, a Mexican banda group did a cover with the original beat but changed the song's lyrics.[9] Ayala's lawyer, Edwin Prado, said that the artist feels that to have his songs covered is an "honor, but it must be done the right way."[9] Prior to releasing the banda version of the song, the group's label solicited the copyright permission to perform the single and translate it to a different music style, but did not receive the permission to change the lyrics, and legal actions ensued.[9] Banda is a brass-based form of traditional Mexican music. ...


2006—Present

On April 30, 2006, Ayala was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine.[10] The publication cited Ayala's economic success and ability to merchandise his product as reasons for his influence in the music industry.[10] During this period, Ayala and William Omar Landrón (more commonly known by his artistic name Don Omar) were involved in a rivalry within the genre, dubbed "tiraera". The rivalry received significant press coverage despite being denied early on by both artists. It originated with a lyrical conflict between the artists begun by Ayala's comments in a remix single, where he criticized Landron's common usage of the nickname "King of Kings".[11] Don Omar responded to this in a song titled "Ahora Son Mejor", part of his album Los Rompediscotecas.[11] is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... TIME redirects here. ... William Omar Landrón (born February 10, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico), is a Latin Grammy Award-nominated reggaeton singer/rapper. ...


El Cartel: The Big Boss was released by Interscope on June 5, 2007. Ayala stated that the album marked a return to his hip-hop roots as opposed to being considered a strictly reggaeton album.[12] The album was produced in 2006, and included the participation of will.i.am, Scott Storch, Tainy Tunes, Neli, and personnel from Ayala's label. Singles were produced with Hector El Father, Fergie, Nicole Scherzinger and Akon.[12] The first single from the album was titled "Impacto", and was released prior to the completion of the album. The album was promoted by a tour throughout the United States, which continued throughout Latin America.[12] He performed in Mexico, first in Monterrey, where 10,000 attended the concert, and later at a concert at San Luis Potosí coliseum that sold out, leaving hundreds of fans outside the building.[13] Ayala performed in Chile as well, and established a record for attendance in Ecuador.[14] He also performed in Bolivia, setting an attendance record, with 50,000 fans attending his Santa Cruz de la Sierra concert.[14] This show was later classified as "the best show with the biggest attendance in history" and as "something never seen in our country" by the local media.[14] The show lasted for two hours, and the public was enthusiastic and sang lyrics along with the artist.[14] Interscope Records is a record label currently owned by the Universal Music Group. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... William James Adams, Jr. ... Scott Storch (born December 16, 1973) is a Canadian[1] record producer. ... Héctor Delgado Román, known as Héctor El Father and previously known as Héctor El Bambino (born September 4, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico) is a well-known Puerto Rican reggaeton artist and producer, that rose to fame as a member of the duo Héctor y... For other uses, see Fergie. ... Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger (also known as Nicole Kea) (born June 29, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, and occasional actress best known for her work as the lead vocalist for the Pussycat Dolls. ... Kishan Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Badara Akon Thiam,[1][2] often going by the shorter Aliaune Thiam[3] (born October 14, 1981),[4] and better known by his stage name Akon, is an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. ... Nickname: Motto: El Trabajo templa el Espíritu Location of Monterrey in northern Mexico Coordinates: , Country State Founded 20 September 1596 Government  - Mayor Adalberto Madero ( PAN) Area  - City 860 km² (332 sq mi) Elevation 537 m (1,762 ft) Population (2005)  - City 1,133,814  - Density 1,989/km² (5... The Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km² (24,266 mi²). It is in the north-central part of the Mexican republic, bordered by the states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Zacatecas. ... Coordinates: , Country Department Province Andrés Ibáñez Founded February 26, 1561 Government  - Mayor Percy Fernández Area  - City 325. ...


According to Billboard magazine, El Cartel: The Big Boss was the top-selling album among all Latin music categories in 2007.[15] At the moment of release, the album had sold 500,000 units in the United States and 50,000 in Mexico.[15] In an interview, Ayala said that he was happy that his album had sold more copies than those of Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes, and that this was an "official proof that reggaeton's principal exponent defeated the rest of the genres".[15] Ayala made a guest appearance in an album titled "Caribbean Connection" released on June 24, 2008. The production included participation by other Latin American artists such as Wisin & Yandel, Don Omar and Hector El Father along Jamaican musicians including Inner Circle, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man and Wayne Wonder.[16] It has been suggested that Billboard be merged into this article or section. ... Juan Luis Guerra (born June 7, 1957 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is one of the most internationally recognized Dominican singer/songwriters. ... Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez (born August 9, 1972), best known as Juanes, is a rock musician from Medellín, Colombia. ... is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Wisin & Yandel (also known as W & Y, El Dúo Dinámico and El Dúo de la Historia) are a Latin Grammy-nominated Puerto Rican reggaeton duo. ... William Omar Landrón (born February 10, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico), is a Latin Grammy Award-nominated reggaeton singer/rapper. ... Héctor Delgado Román, known as Héctor El Father and previously known as Héctor El Bambino (born September 4, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico) is a well-known Puerto Rican reggaeton artist and producer, that rose to fame as a member of the duo Héctor y... Inner circle may refer to: The Inner Circle, a secret organization in Max Payne The Inner Circle, an early name for the central circuit route of the London Underground that is now known as the Circle Line friendship networks, where inner circle may describe the closest of friends a social... Bounty Killer (born Rodney Basil Price June 12, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, known for his hard work in combating poverty and helping new artists. ... This article is about the musician. ... Wayne Wonder (born Von Wayne Charles, 22 July 1966, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae / R&B artist. ...


Film and other career projects

Outside of music Ayala has worked on promotional deals with several mainstream companies, releasing merchandise under his name. In 2005, Ayala became the first Latin artist to sign a deal with Reebok, in order to produce several accessories.[17] These include personal apparel such as the licensed clothing line "DY", which was released in 2006.[18] He also teamed up with the company to have his own shoes and sporting goods made, which were first distributed on May 23, 2006.[12] Reebok continued the working relationship with him with the introduction of the Travel Trainer collection in July 2007. Ayala also hosts "Daddy Yankee On Fuego", a syndicated radio show from ABC Radio Networks. In August 2007, Pepsi began an advertising campaign titled "Puertas", in which Ayala is depicted returning to his youth by opening a series of doors.[19] Rbk redirects here. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ABC Radio Networks Logo ABC Radio is a division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) focused on AM radio and FM radio broadcasting. ... Pepsi-Cola is a carbonated beverage that is produced and manufactured by PepsiCo. ...


Ayala has also worked in the film industry as both an actor and producer. His acting debut was his performance in the lead role of Vampiros, a film directed by Eduardo Ortiz and filmed in Puerto Rico.[20] The film debuted at the Festival of Latin American Cinema in New York, where it received a positive reaction. This led Image Entertainment to produce a DVD, internationally released in March 2005.[20] As a producer he has worked on Talento de Barrio, which was has not been released yet. The movie was filmed in Puerto Rico and directed by José Iván Santiago, with Ayala starring as "Edgar" in the main role. The film is based on Ayala's experiences during his upbringing, focused on growing up in a poor city sector.[21] While the film is not directly a biography, Ayala has stated that it mirrors his early life.[21] Talento de Barrio is a 2005 film directed by José Iván Santiago. ...


Ayala has been involved in the administration of three organizations, the first being El Cartel Records which he co-owns with Andres Hernandez. He also created the Fundación Corazón Guerrero, a charitable organization in Puerto Rico which works with young incarcerated people.[22] The foundation's purpose is to help troubled youth and ex-convicts by instructing them in computer skills to make them more employable after their release.[23] On February 6, 2008, Ayala announced in a National Superior Basketball press conference that he had bought part of the Caguas Creoles' ownership.[24] Daddy Yankee also appears as the DJ for a fictional radio station named "San Juan Sounds" in Grand Theft Auto IV. El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... National Superior Basketball —or Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) in Spanish— is a basketball league in Puerto Rico which was established in 1932 and has produced a handful of NBA players and a lot of classic games and emotive moments to its fans. ... The Caguas Creoles —or Criollos de Caguas in Spanish— were a BSN basketball team based in Caguas, Puerto Rico. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... Grand Theft Auto IV (also known as GTA IV and GTA 4) is an upcoming sandbox-style action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North. ...


Personal life

Ayala married Mireddys González when he was seventeen years old, the couple have three children: Yamilet, Jeremy and Jesairis. Throughout his career Ayala has preferred to keep most of the details of his personal life private, rarely speaking about it in interviews.[25] He says that he avoids doing so because such details are the only aspect of his life that are not public, stating that they are like a "little treasure".[25] He made an exception to this in 2006 in an interview with María Celeste Arrarás in Al Rojo Vivo, when he spoke about his relationship with his wife and their children.[25] When asked about his marriage in this interview, Ayala said that his marriage is strong because he and his wife are "friends above anything," noting that he has been tempted several times in his career but tried to ignore this because "weakness is the reason for the downfall of several artists."[25] When questioned about their children, he stated that he maintains "very close" communication with them, trying to offer advice against drugs and negative influences, and noted that his first daughter was born when he was eighteen years old.[25] Ayala has said that when she was born he was confused at first, and that raising a daughter at that age was a hard experience.[26] María Celeste Arrarás is a famous Puerto Rican television reporter and budding actress. ... Al Rojo Vivo is a daily Spanish language news program on the American television network Telemundo. ...


Discography

No Mercy INTRO PRELUDE PIUS YANKEE RUN COME FOLLOW ME CHICA INTERESADA THEY CRY BUSCA UNA YALE OH MY GOD! DAN DE DAN LA SOLEDAD CONSERVA TU FIGURA SHOAT OUTS RAZA UNICA Daddy Yankee      Albums: No Mercy (1995) El Cartel (2000) El Cartel II (2001) Los Homerun-Es Vol. ...

  • Released: 1994
  • Label: White Lion Records
  • Singles: Chica Interesada, La Soledad

El Yankee 2 White Lion is a reggaeton and Hip-Hop record label that was founded in Puerto Rico. ...

  • Released: 1996

El Cartel & Los Intocables TRACK A INTRO CARTEL YANKEE & ALBERTO STYLE PANTY MAN & NENE GANYA CARTEL MIX EDDIE DEE BERNY MAN CABALUCCI HECTOR Y TITO NOTTY, YANKEE & GUATAUBA TRACK B INTRO INTOCABLE REY PIRIN & YANKEE NICO CANADA MIGUEL PLAY & BABY RANKS RANKING STONE SANGUINARIO O.G.M. & OKLEY PIEDRAS CLAN ORIGINAL Q& BERNY MAN...

  • Released: 1998
  • Singles: Daddy Yankee & Alberto Stylee, Eddie Dee, Hector Y Tito

El Cartel II [edit] Track listing Intro Tu Cuerpo En La Cama - Daddy Yankee y Nicky Jam Se Unen O Se Mueren - Karel y Voltio Los Cangris - Daddy Yankee ft. ...

  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Pina Records
  • Singles: "Tu Cuerpo en Mi Cama", "Se Unen O Se Mueren"

El Cangri.com Pina Records is a record label founded by Raphy Pina. ... Intro Cangri Latigazo Guayando (feat. ...

  • Released: 2002
  • Label: V.I. Music
  • Chart position: #13 US Latin Pop, #43 Top Latin Albums
  • Singles: "Latigazo", "Son Las Doce", "Guayando", "Muévete y Perrea"

Los Homerun-es (re-released in 2005 in the United States) Los Homerun-es is the album that came before Daddy Yankees mainstream debut, Barrio Fino. ...

  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Machete Music
  • Chart position: #158 US, #4 Top Tropical Albums, #7 Top Latin Albums, #28 Top Heatseekers (in 2003)
  • Singles: "Gata Gangster", "Seguroski"

Barrio Fino Barrio Fino, Daddy Yankees third solo album, was released on July 13, 2004. ...

  • Released: July 13, 2004
  • Label: Machete Music/V.I. Music/Interscope, /El Cartel
  • Chart position: #26 US, #1 Top Tropical Albums, #1 Top Latin Albums, #28 Switzerland, #51 Austria, #67 France
  • Certification: US: Platinum (1,000,000) 5x Platino (1,000,000)
  • Singles: "Gasolina", "King Daddy", "Lo Que Paso, Paso" "Salud y Vida", "Corazones"

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  • Released: October 4, 2004
  • Label: V.I. Music
  • Chart position: #12 Top Reggae Albums, #14 Top Tropical Albums

Ahora le Toca al Cangri! Live is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a live album of the greatest hits from Daddy Yankee after Barrio Fino. ...

  • Released: March 15, 2005
  • Label: V.I. Music
  • Chart position: #104 US, #2 Top Reggae Albums, #3 Top Tropical Albums, #3 Top Latin Albums

Barrio Fino en Directo is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barrio Fino En Directo is an album by reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee. ...

  • Released: December 13, 2005
  • Label: Interscope, El Cartel
  • Chart position: #24 US, #1 Top Latin Albums
  • Certification: US: Platino (200,000)
  • Singles: "Machete Reloaded", "Tu Príncipe", "No Me Dejes Solo", "Rompe", "Gangsta Zone", "Machucando", "El Truco"

Tormenta Tropical, Vol. 1 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Interscope Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets. ... Rompe (Break it in English) is a popular Spanish-language song by Daddy Yankee. ... Barrio Fino En Directo Remixes Product Details Audio CD () Original Release Date: July 4, 2006 Number of Discs: 1 Format: Explicit Lyrics, Import Label: Umvd Import ASIN: B000G03T7U Rompe Gangsta Zone featuring Snoop Dogg Machucando Gasolina Lo Que Paso, Paso Machete [Remix] Truco Rompe [International Remix] featuring Lloyd Banks, Nelly...

El Cartel: The Big Boss is the 206th day of the year (207th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest major label in the record industry, with a 23% market share. ... Rompe (Break it in English) is a popular Spanish-language song by Daddy Yankee. ...

  • Released: June 5, 2007
  • Label: Interscope, El Cartel
  • Chart position: #9 US,#1 Hot Latin Albums,
  • Sales: 406,350
  • Certification: 4x Platino (for shipping 500,000)
  • Singles: "Impacto", "Impacto (Remix)", "Mensaje de Estado", "Ella Me Levanto", "Who's Your Daddy?", "Fiel Amiga"

Talento de Barrio Interscope Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... Impacto (Impact in English) is the first single by Daddy Yankee from his album El Cartel: The Big Boss. ... Mensaje De Estado will be the second single off El Cartel: The Big Boss by Daddy Yankee. ...

is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... POSE, the Palm OS Emulator Descended from Xcopilot the POSE emulator up until PalmOS 4. ...

See also

Latin American music, sometimes simply called Latin music in The United States, includes the music of all countries in Latin America and comes in many varieties. ... The music of the Caribbean is a diverse grouping of musical genres. ... The term urban contemporary was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid 1970s. ...

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  11. ^ a b Don Omar se va "calle" en tiraera a Daddy Yankee. Maleanteo.com. Retrieved on 2008-01-10.
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Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Persondata
NAME Ayala, Ramón
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Yankee, Daddy
SHORT DESCRIPTION Reggaeton artist
DATE OF BIRTH February 3, 1977
PLACE OF BIRTH San Juan, Puerto Rico
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
INTRO PRELUDE PIUS YANKEE RUN COME FOLLOW ME CHICA INTERESADA THEY CRY BUSCA UNA YALE OH MY GOD! DAN DE DAN LA SOLEDAD CONSERVA TU FIGURA SHOAT OUTS RAZA UNICA Daddy Yankee      Albums: No Mercy (1995) El Cartel (2000) El Cartel II (2001) Los Homerun-Es Vol. ... TRACK A INTRO CARTEL YANKEE & ALBERTO STYLE PANTY MAN & NENE GANYA CARTEL MIX EDDIE DEE BERNY MAN CABALUCCI HECTOR Y TITO NOTTY, YANKEE & GUATAUBA TRACK B INTRO INTOCABLE REY PIRIN & YANKEE NICO CANADA MIGUEL PLAY & BABY RANKS RANKING STONE SANGUINARIO O.G.M. & OKLEY PIEDRAS CLAN ORIGINAL Q& BERNY MAN... [edit] Track listing Intro Tu Cuerpo En La Cama - Daddy Yankee y Nicky Jam Se Unen O Se Mueren - Karel y Voltio Los Cangris - Daddy Yankee ft. ... Intro Cangri Latigazo Guayando (feat. ... Los Homerun-es is the album that came before Daddy Yankees mainstream debut, Barrio Fino. ... Barrio Fino, Daddy Yankees third solo album, was released on July 13, 2004. ... This is a live album of the greatest hits from Daddy Yankee after Barrio Fino. ... Barrio Fino En Directo is an album by reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee. ... Barrio Fino En Directo Remixes Product Details Audio CD () Original Release Date: July 4, 2006 Number of Discs: 1 Format: Explicit Lyrics, Import Label: Umvd Import ASIN: B000G03T7U Rompe Gangsta Zone featuring Snoop Dogg Machucando Gasolina Lo Que Paso, Paso Machete [Remix] Truco Rompe [International Remix] featuring Lloyd Banks, Nelly... Cójela Que Va Sin Jockey is a reggaeton song performed by Daddy Yankee and produced by Luny Tunes. ... This article is about the song named Gasolina. ... Rompe (Break it in English) is a popular Spanish-language song by Daddy Yankee. ... Machucando is a song by Daddy Yankee. ... Rompe (Break it in English) is a popular Spanish-language song by Daddy Yankee. ... Impacto (Impact in English) is the first single by Daddy Yankee from his album El Cartel: The Big Boss. ... POSE, the Palm OS Emulator Descended from Xcopilot the POSE emulator up until PalmOS 4. ... Mensaje De Estado will be the second single off El Cartel: The Big Boss by Daddy Yankee. ... Talento de Barrio is a 2005 film directed by José Iván Santiago. ... El Cartel Records (previously known as Los Cangris Inc. ... Reggaeton (also spelled Reggaetón, and known as Reguetón and Reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music which became popular with Latin American youth during the early 1990s and spread over the course of 10 years to North American, European, Asian, and Australian audiences. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... San Juan, the Spanish for Saint John, is a common toponym in parts of the world where Spanish is or was spoken: Argentina San Juan Province San Juan, Argentina, the capital of that province Cuba San Juan Hill Mexico San Juan, Campeche San Juan, Chihuahua San Juan, Coahuila San Juan...

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