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Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee
Born: Feb 3, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Daddy Yankee did more than anyone to establish reggaeton as a marketable music style during the early 21st century. Yankee's success was so phenomenal in the wake of his 2004 mainstream breakthrough, Barrio Fino -- and in particular the international hit single "Gasolina" -- that he transcended cultural ...Read full biography
Barrio Fino
Released: 2004
Label: Machete Music
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Already well established in the reggaetón underground, with roughly a decade of street-level experience under his belt, Daddy Yankee broke into the Latin mainstream big time with Barrio Fino. The first ...Read full review
Released: 2012
Label: EMI Latin
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Building on the well-rounded effort that was 2010's Mundial, Daddy Yankee's sixth studio album is a whirlwind mix of reggaeton and Latin music flavors, but this time, the overall flow of the album is effortless, ...Read full review
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