44 Facts About Daddy Yankee

1. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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2. Around the same time, Daddy Yankee joined an elite group of reggaetoneros including Tego Calderon and Ivy Queen on Eddie Dee's single "12 Discipulos", a landmark record.

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3. In early 2018, Daddy Yankee released his first latin trap singles with the song "Hielo", and on the single "Vuelve" on which he collaborated with Bad Bunny.

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4. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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5. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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6. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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7. Daddy Yankee put out his first four albums on El Cartel, even overseeing the manufacturing.

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8. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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9. Daddy Yankee is a Puerto Rican singer, songrwitter, rapper, actor and record producer.

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10. Daddy Yankee learned the energetic reggae vibe from some DJ.

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11. In 2017, Daddy Yankee donated $100,000 to the Food Bank of Puerto Rico after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

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12. Daddy Yankee created the Fundacion Corazon Guerrero, a charitable organization in Puerto Rico which works with young incarcerated people.

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13. Daddy Yankee expressed that all music has something good to give, even urban music.

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14. Daddy Yankee has toured in South and North American cities.

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15. Daddy Yankee has toured in Colombia, Peru, Chile in to sold out audiences.

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16. In 2013, Daddy Yankee performed on his Prestige World Tour, touring several countries in Europe including, Spain, Germany, France and Italy.

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17. On February 25, 2013, Daddy Yankee performed in the 2013 Vina del Mar International Song Festival, to a sold-out audience.

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18. In 2010, Daddy Yankee participated in the song "Somos El Mundo 25 Por Haiti", by providing the rap vocals alongside rapper Pitbull.

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19. Daddy Yankee performed in Bolivia, setting another record when 50,000 fans attended his Santa Cruz de la Sierra concert.

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20. In 2000, Daddy Yankee formed an unofficial duo called "Los Cangris" with Nicky Jam and released several successful singles together.

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21. Daddy Yankee released two compilation albums with original material: El Cartel and El Cartel II (2001).

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22. Daddy Yankee was named by CNN as the "Most Influential Hispanic Artist" of 2009, and included in Time 100 in 2006.

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23. In 2004, Daddy Yankee released his international hit single "Gasolina", which is credited with introducing Reggaeton to audiences worldwide, and making the music genre a global phenomenon.

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24. 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 Reggaeton" by music critics and fans alike.

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25. Daddy Yankee used his fame for a good cause at the 2018 Billboard Latin American Music Awards.

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26. Daddy Yankee was the recipient of the special Icon Award and earned the award for favorite artist—male.

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27. Daddy Yankee received the Icon Award at the 2018 Latin American Music Awards Thursday night, and used the big occasion to share some wisdom.

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28. Daddy Yankee has joined his Despacito collaborator Luis Fonsi in the record books with 10 new Guinness Book entries.

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29. Daddy Yankee wraps up 2018 with 10 new Guinness records.

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30. Daddy Yankee had a major moment at the 2018 Latin American Music Awards.

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31. Daddy Yankee has something very special planned for the 2018 Latin American Music Awards.

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32. Daddy Yankee used his fame for a good cause at the 2018 Billboard Latin American Music Award's.

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33. Daddy Yankee awarded Guinness World Record, first Latin artist to reach No 1 on Spotify.

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34. In 2007, Daddy Yankee became the spokesperson of the environmental organization "Yo Limpio a Puerto Rico" founded by Ignacio Barsottelli.

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35. In March 2013, Daddy Yankee talked about a new movie production during an interview in Las Vegas.

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36. In August 2018, Daddy Yankee collaborated with Janet Jackson on her return to music on the song "Made For Now".

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37. In early 2018, Daddy Yankee released his first latin trap singles with the song "Hielo", and on the single "Vuelve" who he collaborated with Bad Bunny.

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38. On October 29, 2013, Daddy Yankee released a mixtape entitled "King Daddy", produced by Los De La Nazza, as part the Imperio Nazza Mixtapes series and was released as a digital-format only.

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39. In 2003, Daddy Yankee released a compilation album named Los Homerun-es, which contains his first charted single, five new songs and 12 remakes of DJ Playero's albums songs.

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40. In 2000, Daddy Yankee formed an unofficial duo called "Los Cangris" with fellow artist Nicky Jam and released several successful singles together.

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41. In 1997, Daddy Yankee collaborated with the rapper Nas, who was an inspiration for Ayala, in the song "The Profecy", for the album Boricua Guerrero.

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42. Daddy Yankee is often considered to be one of the pioneers within the Reggaeton genre.

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43. Daddy Yankee has received various awards and nominations throughout his career.

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44. In 2004, Daddy Yankee released his internationally acclaimed single "Gasolina", which is credited with introducing Reggaeton to audiences worldwide, and making the music genre a global phenomenon.

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