Armando Christian Pérez, known as Pitbull, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, brand ambassador, and philanthropist. He has sold over 7. 5 million studio albums and over 100 million singles worldwide. His latest album Libertad 548 will be released on September 27, 2019. Pitbull was ranked by Billboard as the 45th Top Artist of the 2010s.
About Pitbull (rapper) in brief
Armando Christian Pérez, known as Pitbull, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, brand ambassador, and philanthropist. He has sold over 7. 5 million studio albums and over 100 million singles worldwide. Pitbull was ranked by Billboard as the 45th Top Artist of the 2010s and the 24th Top Latin Artist ofThe 2010s. He performed the song \”We Are One” along with Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte, which served as the official theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. His 2013 track from Global Warming: Meltdown, titled \”Timber\”, topped the charts in twenty nations, and hit #1 in eighteen countries, including the US and UK. As of May 2019, Pitbull has won 35 Billboard Latin Music Awards. His latest album Libertad 548 will be released on September 27, 2019. He is the son of Cuban expatriates and grew up in Miami, Florida. He was influenced by the Miami bass genre of pop music and has cited Celia Cruz and Willy Chirino as sources of inspiration for his music. In 2004, he released his debut album M. I. A. M I. under TVT Records and the executive production of Lil Jon. His fourth album, Rebelution, included his breakthrough hit single \”I Know You Want Me \”, which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number four on the UK Singles Chart. His song \”Oye\” was featured on the soundtrack to the film 2 Fast 2 Furious the following year.
He said he chose his stage name of Pitbull because the dogs \”bite to lock. The dog is too stupid to lose. And they’re outlawed in Dade County. They’re basically everything that I am. It’s been a constant fight\”. Pitbull’s other ventures include brand ambassadorship and for various entities, activism and philanthropy in the Latino American community, and a radio station on Sirius XM Radio. In 2001, Pit bull was signed to Luther Campbell’s Luke Records by Jullian Boothe, then the label’s vice-president of A&R. In 2003, he was signed by Famous Artist Music & Management, an independent label and management company specializing in developing artists, by the Diaz Brothers, a producer duo signed to the company. He later began working with Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz on his album Kings of Crunk. In 2008, he began working on his second album, The Boatlift, with the producer duo. In 2010, he launched his own record label, M.I.A. M. A, and released his third album, El Mariel, in 2006 and his fourth, TheBoatlift,. Pitbull released his fourth album in 2007. In 2011, he had a hit single with Daddy Yankee and Natti Natasha, which became RIAA Latin certified 6x platinum. In 2012, he recorded a single with rapper Lil’ Zane, “No Lo Trates”