The King of Reggaetón Daddy Yankee Announces Retirement, Farewell Album and Tour

(CelebrityAccess) – Famend reggaetón artist Daddy Yankee has introduced his retirement on the age of 45. The Puerto Rican-born rapper made the announcement on a video posted to his social media accounts and official web site.

He mentioned, “This race, which has been a marathon, lastly sees the end line. Now, I'm going to take pleasure in what all of you may have given me,” the singer mentioned in a video assertion posted on YouTube and translated by CNN. “Folks say that I made this style worldwide, but it surely was you who gave me the important thing to the doorways to make it the most important on the earth.”

He'll say goodbye to his followers with one final tour and album titled, Legendaddy, which on March 24. “I'll offer you all of the kinds which have outlined me on one album. Legendaddy – it's battle, it's social gathering, it's struggle, it's romance,” the rapper mentioned.

Daddy Yankee has bought greater than 30 million information throughout his intensive and elaborate profession. In 2017, Yankee collaborated with fellow Puerto Rican Luis Fonsi and megastar Bieber in “Despacito,” a record-breaking single that sat atop the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart for 16 weeks. It's YouTube's second most-streamed video of all time. “Gasolina,” one in all Yankee's best-known songs, which is presently trending on TikTok as a result of present worth of gasoline, got here out in 2004 and has been credited for introducing reggaetón to a world fanbase.

His La Última Vuelta world tour (which interprets to “the final flip”) will kick off August 10 in Portland and run by means of December, ending up with an encore in Mexico.

Daddy Yankee was a pioneer in reggaetón and is credited for coining the phrase in 1994 for the then-emerging style, which synthesizes American hip-hop, Latin Caribbean music, and Jamaican reggae rhythms with Spanish rapping and singing.

His first studio album, No Mercy, was launched in 1995. Since that point, he has gained 110 awards and over 300 nominations. He has been named one of many “Most Influential Hispanics” by Time Journal and CNN. He was just lately awarded Songwriter Of The 12 months for the third time on the 2021 ASCAP Latin Music Awards. He was bestowed with the Billboard Corridor of Fame Award, changing into the primary city Latino artist to seize that title.

Daddy Yankee 2022 Tour Dates:
Venues TBA

08/10 Portland, OR
08/12 San Jose, CA
08/13 Los Angeles, CA
08/14 Rosarito, Mexico
08/18 Sacramento, CA
08/19 Ontario, CA
08/20 Las Vegas, NV
08/21 Rosarito, Mexico
08/23 Atlanta, GA
08/26 Orlando, FL
08/27 Miami, FL
08/28 Fort Myers, FL
09/01 Boston, Ma
09/02 Uncasville, CT
09/04 Chicago, IL
09/07 Washington, DC
09/10 Montreal, QC
09/11 Toronto, ON
09/15 Houston, TX
09/16 Hidalgo, TX
09/18 Dallas, TX
09/20 New York, NY
09/29 Santiago, Chile
10/01 Buenos Ares, Argentina
10/04 Guayaquil, Ecuador
10/05 Quito, Ecuador
10/07 Cali, Colombia
10/08 Bogotá, Colombia
10/14 Barranquilla, Colombia
10/14 Medellin, Colombia
10/18 Lima, Peru
10/22 San Jose, Costa Rica
11/03 Guatemala Metropolis, Guatemala
11/08 San Pedro Sula, Honduras
11/09 Tegucigalpa, Honduras
11/12 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
11/19 Panama Metropolis, Panama
11/24 Monterrey, Mexico
11/26 Guadalajara, Mexico
12/02 Mexico Metropolis, Mexico


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