Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee announced his retirement from music after a 32-year career and announced that will release one last album and do a concert tour to say goodbye to the public that will culminate in Mexico City.
The 45-year-old reggaeton singer spread the news of his surprise retirement from the music scene through his official website and confirmed that he will soon release his latest album titled “Legendaddy” and will start a concert tour called “The last turn”.
“I’m going to give him all the styles that have defined me, Legendaddy is fighting, it’s partying, it’s war, romance,” he explained.
“The King of Reggaeton” He also shared an emotional video on his social networks thanking his ardent fans for the unconditional support they have given him during his more than three decades of experience in the entertainment industry.
“This race, which has been a marathon, I finally see the finish line. People say that I made this genre worldwide, but it was you who gave me the key to open the doors, to make this genre the biggest in the world,” he said.
The new musical production of the renowned interpreter of “Gasolina” will go on sale next March 24 and will begin his farewell tour on August 10 to visit the main cities of the United States, Canada and Latin America.
During his last tour, Daddy Yankee, has several dates planned in Mexico. It will be presented August 14 and 21 in Rosarito, Baja California; November 24 in Monterrey, Nuevo León; November 26 in Guadalajara; Jalisco and closes on December 2 in Mexico City.
Daddy Yankee is considered one of the pioneers of reggaeton in the 90s, he has sold close to 30 million records throughout his career and his record production “Fine neighborhood” it became the best-selling Latin music album in the decade 2000-2009.
Its sticky single “Gasoline” became a worldwide phenomenon in 2004 and was positioned in the select list of the best 500 songs in history published in 2021 by the prestigious music magazine The Rolling Stone.
Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguezknown throughout the world as Daddy Yankee, is one of the most important exponents of urban music and has collaborated with legendary artists such as Zion y Lennox, Wisin y Yandel, Eddie Ávila, Don Omar, Snow and Luis Fonsi.
The song “Slowly” who performs a duet with Luis Fonsi It is one of the biggest hits in Daddy Yankee’s musical career, it has more than 7 billion views on the YouTube platform and became one of the most recognized songs in the world.
The Puerto Rican singer was recognized as songwriter of the year in March 2021 by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), in 2017 and 2019 he was named artist of the year and Time magazine named him one of the “most influential Hispanics” .