Daddy Yankee got his big break after his 2004 reggaeton- hip-hop album Barrio Fino, which went on to become a 5x platinum-selling LP. So without any delay, let’s know some more interesting facts about him.
Daddy Yankee was born on February 3, 1977, in San Juan as Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez. He originally was planning to become a basketball player but he was shot in his leg while taking an interruption from a studio recording session.
The mainstream artist across the world are seen signing promotional deals with many lifestyle brands. Likewise, the famous athletic apparel brand- Reebok did an endorsement deal with a Latin musician for the first time and that's how Yankee signed Reebok shoe came into existence.
He even launched his own signature collection of athletic shoes, lifestyle, and accessories.
Although Daddy Yankee has branched into different areas of entertainment, his music is still his first asset. He dreamed of becoming an independent artist since the beginning of his career and now, he successfully has become an independent artist to record music over the past years.
Talking about his independent major label, he now has organized his music empire through his own label- El Cartel Records.
Youtube: Five facts you need to know about Daddy Yankee
Well, a few days ago, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi’s song Despacito was deleted from YouTube. As the music video was watched over 5 billion timed on YouTube, it was hacked by cybercriminals.
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Daddy Yankee has kept most of his personal life under the radar as he rarely speaks about it in any interviews. He said that he avoids doing so just because he believes that the personal life is only the aspect of his life when are not meant to be publicized as they are like a Treasure.
However, he is a married man and is a father of three children. He is enjoying his marital life with wife Mireddys Gonzalez Ayala.
Well, Spotify is a digital music which gives us access to millions of songs. And Daddy Yankee deposes Ed Sheeran form the No 1. Spot on Spotify and he became the 1st Latino artist to rock the music stage. His super-hits include- Gasoline, Shaky Shaky, and Despacito- written with Luis Fonsi.
Youtube: Daddy Yankee- 1st Latin Artist to Hit No.1 on Spotify
In an interview, he said,
“Being the first Latin artist to reach #1 in Spotify marks a precedent not only for my career but for the industry in general.”
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