Popular Latin recording artist whose album Barrio Fino was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award. His breakout single was "Gasolina." He was also featured on Luis Fonsi's 5 time Platinum hit "Despacito."
He wanted to play major league baseball, but he was seriously injured by a stray round of bullets that ruined his baseball career.
He released his first album, No Mercy, in 1995, about a decade before he would find success with Barrio Fino.
He married Mireddys Gonzalez in 1994. He has two sons named Jesairis and Jeremy and a daughter named Yamilette.
He was a strong supporter of John McCain during the 2008 presidential election.