Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, better known as DADDY YANKEE, was born in Puerto Rico and we can guarantee that he has music in his blood, as it is a gift that has been given to him by both his father and his mother’s family. The turning point in Yankee's career was the release of his album Barrio Fino in 2004, which was considered the best album in the history of Reggaeton, as it made the urban genre known worldwide.
During the rest of his career, Daddy Yankee has managed to adapt to each of the emerging generations within the urban scene, establishing himself as the BIG BOSS.
Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado, mostly known as OZUNA, was born on March 13th, 1992 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an Urban and Reggaeton singer and composer. In 2014 he began to publish his songs on YouTube and began to attract attention, but it was not until early 2016 when he began to collaborate with already established artists of the genre. In 2017 he released ODISEA, the album that catapulted him to fame and made him to be considered the artist with the most visits on YouTube.
At the end of 2019 he had his recent album NIBIRU, which further established him as one of the new leaders of the urban genre.
Carolina Giraldo Navarro, better known by her artistic name Karol G, is a Colombian singer born in Medellín. In 2012 she debuted with the “301” song alongside Reykon, which reached the number one on various television channels and radio stations. She had a greater recognition in 2013, when she released “Amor de dos” with Nicky Jam. In 2016 she signed a contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment, which marked the start of her career. In 2017 she released the single “Ahora me llama” with Bad Bunny, which quickly became a hit. Also, in 2017 she announced her debut album “Unstoppable”, which has made her one of the most important representatives of urban latin on the international scene. In 2018 she gained even more international recognition with her singles “Piña” and “Mi Cama”. In January 2019 she premiered “Secreto” with her boyfriend Anuel AA, later they debuted together on “Culpables Tour”. Also, the documentary about her life, called “La Guerrera del Género” was produced by Univisión.
From an early age, Natti Natasha was interested in the artistic world. Don Omar was stunned by the talent of this Dominican artist, so he decided to record a song with her: “Dutty Love”. The song quickly positioned itself among the favorites of the Latin community in the United States. For the single, both were nominated to three Latin Billboards. At the same time the artist continued releasing singles as “Justicia” and “Sin pijama”, which were international exits. Later, Natti Natasha began to collaborate with Daddy Yankee, at the same moment she met Raphy Pina who would be in charge of the production of her album “Iluminatti”.
Edwin Laureano Rosa Vásquez, known as Ñengo Flow, was born in the town of Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. It was there since he was a child, he was interested by the urban music world until, at the age of 14, Edwin appeared for the first time on a stage. The first record production of this rapper was “Flow Callejero” and was released in 2005, and from there on he did not stop releasing hits. Ñengo Flow has participated in an endless number of urban musical productions with great colleagues of the genre. Currently, Ñengo is considered one of the urban genre heavyweights and we will enjoy him at RBF.
Emanuel Herrera, better known as El Alfa “El Jefe”, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Alfa El Jefe is known in the Dominican Republic as the most influential artist of Dembow. His first successes made him known, gaining popularity among fans of this genre. On the Internet he has positioned itself among the most successful music video platforms. Furthermore, he is a true innovator in Dembow genre.
Alfa El Jefe shows are of a high level and it is a pleasure for us to enjoy the El Alfa show again on our summer tour.
DE LA GHETTO
Rafael Castillo, better known in the art world as De La Ghetto, was born in New York City on September 17, 1984 and is a resident of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he has lived since his adolescence. The son of a Dominican father and a Puerto Rican mother, this young artist and bussinesman brings with him the Latin culture that has impacted his original style of making music. Thanks to his bilingual background and the influences of several musical styles predominant in the North American culture such as Rap, Hip-Hop, Rock and Funk, De La Ghetto has established himself as the king of R&B and Hip-Hop in Spanish, showing great versatility in merging those influences with his Latin music, managing to introduce new styles by performing Reggaeton in its varied forms and Trap.
In addition to his artistic career, he is a producer and composer for other musicians, he manages his Booking company and is dedicated to the development of his clothing and accessories line. Who wants to sing their hit on RBF?
Michael A. Torres Monge, better known as Myke Towers, is a Puerto Rican singer and composer who was born in Río Piedras. Its beginnings were in 2013 by Young Kings Entertainment. In 2014 he published his first song “La nueva droga” on SoundCloud, which had a great impact on that platform. He has collaborated with great artists such as Farruko, Arcángel, Sech, Zion, Bad Bunny and Becky G, among others.
Currently he has released his album “Easy money Baby” managing to grow his fame and international recognition.
Justin Rafael Quiles Rivera is a Reggaeton and Trap singer of Puerto Rico. With a career spanning more than a decade, Justin Quiles released his debut album “La Promesa” in July 2016. Also, he has written several hits for renowned artists such as Yandel, J Balvin and Maluma. His charisma, creativity and perseverance in composing his own music have made him a well-known figure in the industry. His talent has allowed him to take the Latin music to the top, being recognized as one of the best Latin artists internationally, managing to take his career to a higher level.
Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz, better known by his stage name as Rauw Alejandro, is a singer who was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The artist is considered as part of the urban singers new generation. In 2016 he released his debut album called “Punto de Equilibrio”. In 2017 he signed a contract with the Independiente Duars Entertainment label. In 2018 he participated in collaborations with other singers such as Ozuna, Lunay and Lyanno in the song “Luz Apaga”. In 2019 he released “Que le dé” with the collaboration of Nicky Jam. And this 2020 will undoubtedly be the year of Rauw Alejandro.
Leury José Tejeda Brito, better known in the artistic world as Chimbala, is a Reggaeton, Merengue and Urban artist who was born in Dominican Republic. Also called “El rey de la calle”, he has placed himself at the forefront of the movement as one of the most famous artists in the urban genre of 2018. Chimbala is one of the young people who is played the most and is admired by different generations who see the everyday life of the street in his music. He worked under the coordination of the experienced producer Carlos Bautista and has recorded with Toxic Crew, in songs like “Nunca fue así” and “Pónteme Jevi”, among others. With almost 10 years in Dembow genre, Chimbala is an artist who has stayed on the podium renewing himself.
READY FOR THE DEMBOW?
Jesús Manuel Nieves Cortez, better known in the artistic medium as Jhay Cortez, is a singer and prominent composer of the urban genre. He was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. He raised to the fame thanks to his numerous collaborations with important exponents of the genre, which has allowed him to demonstrate his innate talent as a composer and singer, despite his early age. Jhay Cortez began his music career with important collaborations and highly successful compositions that have managed to lead the international charts as: “Mi religión”, performed by Yandel. Most recently “Criminal” by Ozuna and Natti Natasha and “Otra Cosa” with Daddy Yankee. Currently he has released his album that has helped him establish himself even more as one of the new precursors of Latin rhythms.
Bryant Anselmo Rohena Pérez was born in Loma Alta, Puerto Rico. At 18, he released his first song called “Esclava”. In this song Bryant Myers began to explore what would be his favorite musical genre, Latin Trap. In 2016, the singer released the songs “Hasta que me muera” and “Caile”, a collaboration with reggaeton artist like Bad Bunny, Zion and De La Ghetto. In this way, he began to be requested for remixes and musical collaborations as the one he achieved with Maluma in the song “Cuatro Babys” in 2016. A song that swept online downloads and reached number fifteen on the music list of Billboard magazine Latin version. Likewise, in 2019 Myers released new music hits and in 2020, he will visit us again at RBF. Who wants to?
Miguel Ángel Rivera Rodríguez better known as Miky Woodz, is an urban genre singer, composer and independent producer, who was born in Puerto Rico. Miky Woodz formally debuted in the art world in 2017 with his first single “Dañarme la mente”, which was part of a record production with 10 songs. The creation was called “Before Famous”. That same year the urban genre exponent in collaboration with Bad Bunny released a promotional video called “Estamos Clear”. The production became one of the most popular hits for the genre lovers. Over the years and after various successes from his recent album, he manages to become a trend as one of the most influential urban artists of the genre at a national and international level.
Bryan Cancel Santiago, artistically known as Brytiago, is a young Puerto Rican singer who was born on July 14th, 1992 in Carolina. He began his musical career in 2014, letting himself be known as BRY-TIAGO. From an early age he learned to sing and write all his experiences in song lyrics. He has developed a unique, genuine and a lot of “pegado” style with he brings us his first single “Hay Algo en Ti”, which was premiered in July 2014. In 2016 he signed with the record label Cartel Records and in 2019 Organic was published, album in which the Puerto Rican showed his mentality to grow as an artist.
LIRICO EN LA CASA
Arbin Joel Abreu, name of the well-known Lírico en la Casa, was born in the Province of María Trinidad Sánchez (Nagua). He introduced to the music at the age of 9. He records and composes Dembow, Trap, Rap and other styles within the urban genre. Lírico en la Casa is one of the most hired currently in the entire Dominican Republic, his songs are among the most requested by the public on local and international radio stations; with a very positive and fun in his lyrics that makes it possible to be heard by all kind of audiences.
Farina Pao Paucar Franco, better known as Farina or La Nena Fina, is a Colombian-born singer, actress, composer and businesswoman. Its genre is based on Reggaeton and Trap. The first song of La Nena Fina is “Sólo con palabras” published in 2005 with Julio Meza who later became the SoundTrack of the novel “Juegos prohibidos”. In 2006, she released the single “Regresa a mi” under the record label “Yo soy Farina”. At the end of 2013, La Nena Fina together with Ñengo Flow, released their hit song “Pum pum”, allowing the song to be included in the charts of Europe Hits Reggaeton 2014. That same year, she won the nomination for the Best Female Artist at Mi Gente Colombia awards. In 2015 she was awarded Best Female Artist at the Heat Latin Music Awards.
Jay Wheeler is a trap singer who was born on November 21, 1998, in Puerto Rico. He has stood out for having an incomparable talent and with an export quality when it comes to composing songs. His musical work has caused a lot of furor in the social media since he started in the media professionally in 2018, becoming a reference in the music industry. His first musical influences were acquired at home. His purpose is to create quality music, with a differentiating value that continues to drive his musical proposals towards other settings. Jay Wheeler has become, in a short time, the new voice of the street in Puerto Rico. His evolution and growth in the music industry has been accelerated, because to this date his music has continued to sound on radio waves, significantly stalling the new generations