Daddy Yankee is a Puerto Rican-American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer. He coined the word "reggaeton" in 1994 to describe the new music genre that was emerging from Puerto Rico that synthesized hip-hop, latin Caribbean music, and reggae rhythms with Spanish rapping and singing. He's also known as the "King of Reggaetón".
Why He Used To Rock
- He used to be a great lyricist.
- He collaborated with artists such as Snoop Dogg.
- His flow used to be aggressive.
- His production used to be sentimental and great.
- He had a lot of well received albums and singles.
- His lyrics were not vulgar matter or overly cheesy back then.
- His songs sounded different back then.
- He did not overuse autotune to the point where he sounds nasal back then.
- He, along with Luis Fonsi, donated $1 million dollars from his song Despacito to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria destroyed the state.
- He was one, if not the best reggaeton artists.