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Daddy Yankee Battles Fat Joe Over Mccain Support

LATEST: Rapper DADDY YANKEE has hit back at fellow Puerto Rican FAT JOE for criticising his public endorsement of U.S. presidential nominee JOHN MCCAIN. Fat Joe lashed out at Yankee last month (Aug08), calling him...

Fat Joe Raps Daddy Yankee For Mccain Support

Rapper FAT JOE has lashed out at fellow Puerto Rican DADDY YANKEE for publicly endorsing U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN. The reggaeton superstar recently confessed he's a big admirer of the Arizona Senator, who will...

Yankee Offers Mccain His Support

U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN has received an odd endorsement from reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE. While the music world's trendsetters and heavyweights offer their support to the Republican's opponent, Barack Obama, the Puerto Rican hitmaker...

Daddy Yankee Breaks Puerto Rican Movie Records

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE's movie debut has smashed box office records in the rapper's native Puerto Rico. His new film Talento de barrio has broken new opening day records after an estimated 12,000 fans turned...

Daddy Yankee Launches Scholarship Programme

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE is offering to help put juvenile delinquents through college as part of a new scholarship programme in his native Puerto Rico. The hitmaker has teamed up with the Ana G. Mendez...

Daddy Yankee Buys Share In Pro-basketball Team

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is moving into the sports industry - he's bought a share in a local Puerto Rican basketball team. The Gasolina hitmaker has become a co-owner of professional team Caguas Creoles, having...

Daddy Yankee Denies Assaulting Sportsman

Puerto Rican singer DADDY YANKEE denies assaulting a sportsman moments before performing onstage in Ecuador. The 30-year-old has been accused of attacking Olympic athlete Daniel Adum ahead of his concert on Friday (16Nov07). According...

Daddy Yankee To Take Up Acting

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE is set to make his acting debut in new U.S. TV series CANE. The series, which debuted last month (Sept07) and stars Jimmy Smits, is about a family caught up in...

Daddy Yankee Sued

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit after failing to compensate a songwriter for the alleged use of a tune. Plaintiff Victor M. Lopez Jr claims Daddy Yankee used a...

R+b Stars Approached For New Tv Drama

MARY J. BLIGE, DADDY YANKEE and PUSSYCAT DOLLS star NICOLE SCHERZINGER are in negotiations to play themselves in a new U.S. TV drama about the sugar business. Cane producer Jonathan Prince is hoping to turn...

Daddy Yankee And Enrique Top Latin Chart

DADDY YANKEE and ENRIQUE IGLESIAS have held fast at the top of the Billboard Latin music charts for a second week running. Yankee's album El Cartel: The Big Boss beat a challenge from Vicente's Fernandez'...

Daddy Yankee Released From Hospital

LATEST: Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE has been released from hospital after falling ill with an intestinal virus. The Rompe hitmaker - real name Ramon Ayala - was hospitalised on Friday (08Jun07) for a viral infection...

Daddy Yankee Hospitalised

Reggaetón star DADDY YANKEE is recovering in hospital after he was struck down with a stomach virus. The Rompe hitmaker was hospitalised on Friday (08Jun07) for an intestinal virus and dehydration, forcing him to miss...

Daddy Yankee Honoured By Akon's Approval

Reggaetón star DADDY YANKEE now has the confidence to rap more in songs, after he received praise from hip hop star AKON. Yankee duets on new track Bring It On with the Smack That rapper...

Daddy Yankee: 'I Won't End Up Like 2pac'

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has no fears he will end up like slain rappers 2PAC and NOTORIOUS B.I.G. because people are too scared of him. The Rompe hitmaker, 30, - who was shot in the...

Daddy Yankee Aims To Help Convicts

Kind hearted DADDY YANKEE is helping soon-to-be-released prisoners in his native Puerto Rico by teaching them vital skills to adjust to life out of jail. The reggaeton superstar has launched his own charity - the...

Daddy Yankee Signs Up To Reebok

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is celebrating becoming the first celebrity to promote Reebok's custom sneakers. The Puerto Rican rapper is delighted to have signed a deal with the sportswear giants, and is proud they chose...

Yankee's Baseball Career Ended By Shooting

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE was forced to give up a promising baseball career after he was shot in the leg. The Rompe hitmaker, 30, was caught up in street violence in his native Puerto Rico...

Solis Lands Latin Songwriter Honour

Latin Grammy Award-winning star MARCO ANTONIO SOLIS was named Songwriter Of The Year at the 15th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards in New York last night (21MAR07). The Mexican singer/songwriter, who has recorded over 20...

Daddy Yankee, Panda And Mana Triumph At 2006 Mtv Latin America Music Awards

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE scooped the top prize at the MTV Latin American Music Awards in Mexico City last night (19OCT06), while rockers MANA and newcomers PANDA were also big winners. Rock group MY CHEMICAL...

Daddy Yankee Attacks Scam Artists

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has set up a 'fraud watch' initiative on his official website in a bid to stop callous people from duping his fans. The hip-hop hero's devotees have been caught up in...

Daddy Yankee Justifies Piracy

Reggaeton star DADDY YANKEE is adamant the music industry will never defeat piracy, because young people in developing countries can't afford to buy legitimate CDs. The Puerto Rican Grammy-winner spoke out during his concert in...

Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after walking away with Entertainer, Best Video and Recording Artist of...

Shakira The Big Winner At Alma Awards

Colombian singer SHAKIRA saw her successful music career recognised on Sunday (07MAY06) when she scooped two prizes at this year's (06) ALMA Awards. The WHENEVER, WHEREVER hitmaker was named Outstanding Musical Performer alongside reggaeton artist...

Shakira Wins Big At Billboard Latin Awards

Colombian pop sensation SHAKIRA swept the boards at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last night (27APR06), winning six prizes. Her album FIJACION ORAL VOL 1 (ORAL FIXATION VOL 1) won Female Latin Pop Album Of...

Daddy Yankee Credits Music Career With Shooting

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE insists he would have given up music for baseball had he not fallen victim to a series of gun crimes. The ROMPE hitmaker dreamed of becoming a sporting hero for the...

Daddy Yankee Wins Big At Latin Ascaps

Reggaeton superstar DADDY YANKEE has been named Songwriter of the Year at the 14th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards. The ROMPE hitmaker also picked up the Song of The Year (LO QUE PASO PASO) and...

Beyonce On Top For A Third Week

BEYONCE KNOWLES' post-DESTINY'S CHILD solo career continues to forge ahead - her PINK PANTHER theme, CHECK ON IT, is America's number one single for a third successive week. The track, featuring rapper SLIM THUG,...

Latino Stars Campaign To Free Tempo

Latino hip-hop stars DADDY YANKEE, FAT JOE and PITBULL have launched a new petition in an effort to free imprisoned musician TEMPO. The trio are among the stars behind the new 'Free Tempo' campaign....

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