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Daddy Yankee

Ayala in 2016
Born Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez[1]
(1977-02-03) February 3, 1977 (age 39)[2]
San Juan, Puerto Rico

record producer

Years active 1991–present[2][3][4][5]
Spouse(s) Mireddys González (m. 1994)
Children 3
Musical career

hip hop
Latin pop




Dream Team Killer
El Cartel
Los Cangris
Interscope Geffen A&M
Capitol Latin

Associated acts

DJ Playero
Nicky Jam
Don Omar
J Alvarez
Wisin & Yandel
Luny Tunes
Natalia Jiménez
Prince Royce

I've been through a lot of beef with other singers, but it's all verbal.
Daddy Yankee
I know how to read people. When you grow up in a rough environment, you have to have a sixth sense.
Daddy Yankee
When I talk about the Internet, it's because young people are there. TV and radio are still what moves the masses, and you can't ignore that. But you also have to feed that monster that grows daily, which is the Internet.
Daddy Yankee
I have a record I love, 'Limbo,' which is very catchy.
I'm not a machista that tells his girl what she has to put on. I let her be herself.
Daddy Yankee
I feel so much pride to represent my community and be Latino. No doubt about it, above my career and sales being a Latino comes first.
Daddy Yankee
The best way to help the Latino community is to give back. I love giving back; I'm quiet about God and what I do, but we do a lot in the Dominican Republic.
Daddy Yankee
'Limbo' has been one of the greatest hits of my career. A great response all over the world, not just Latinos but people in Europe and America.
Daddy Yankee
I would rather be the tail of a lion than the head of a mouse.
Our aim is to establish El Cartel as not just another tequila but part of the club and party lifestyle. There are several songs where I mention the brand name, and a lot of these party songs go hand in hand with the concept of Cartel Tequila.
Daddy Yankee
Any club is important. All Latin music movements are born in clubs. There is no better research than going to a club. If your music works, it will bounce up.
Daddy Yankee
We took dancehall and hip-hop and mixed it in the middle. I knew we had something. I thought, 'This sound is Puerto Rican sound.'
Daddy Yankee