Daddy Yankee "The King of Reggaeton

"Daddy Yankee" born Ramon "Raymond" Ayala Yankee on February 3, 1977 in Rio Piedras San Juan Puerto Rico.

From an early age he was involved in what was then underground rap which is now called "Reggaeton". His first single was "Playero 37", after which he recorded "No Mercy" his first album.

The Release of EL Cartel and El Cartel II was said to be instrumental in the rise to popularity of the genre of music now call reggaeton and he was given all the credit for this.

But even with all this fame going on for him his major break onto the international scene did not came until 2002 with the release ofhis album titled El, this album did well in Latin America also North and South America.

Yankee's album which took the world like storm was "Barrio Fino". This debuted at #1 on the Billboard top Latin Chart.

He has worked with record labels such as "Sony Music Latin and Inter-scope Records but still refuse to sign to any major record company.

At present, he is working under his own record label El Cartel Records.

Regarded as the most successful Latin artiste Yankee has sold more than Eight Million albums and five number one singles on the Billboard's radio chart.

Through out the Caribbean and even in Jamaica most party goers will not feel satisfied if "Gasolina" is not played in the clubs or Street Parties and also it's one of the most requested Latino's song.

Daddy Yankee has been credited by "CNN" and Times Magazine as one of the most influential people in the world today.

He has won many awards from the "Grammy's" to "Best Music Video Awards" from MTV.

Yankee will be releasing a cologne called "DYAMANTE" for the ladies and also an album titled "Mundial" in April 2010.

Thanks to his influence on "Spanish Music" now called "Reggaeton" we the people in the English speaking Caribbean and the rest of the world can now enjoy the music of Pureto Rico.

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