Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez (born February 3, 1977), known professionally as Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer. Ayala was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, and was raised in the Villa Kennedy Housing Projects neighborhood. Daddy Yankee is the artist who coined the word Reggaeton in 1994 to describe the new music genre that was emerging from Puerto Rico. He is known as the "King of Reggaetón" by music critics and fans alike.
|Full name at birth||
Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez
|Claim to fame||
Reggae singer, Gasolina
|Date of birth||
3 February 1977
|Place of birth||
Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Singer-songwriter, musical producer, actor
5' 8" (173 cm)
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