Pitbull

Pitbull

Biography

Pitbull (born Armando Christian Pérez; January 15th, 1981) Pitbull is an American rapper. Pitbull: Net worth Pitbull's net worth is $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014).

Childhood: Pitbull was in Miami, Florida. His parents separated when he was still a child and he was brought up by his mother before living with a foster family in Roswell. At the age of 3, Pitbull could recite works of Cuban poet José Martí. His mother kicked him out at 16 after she discovered he was drug dealing. He attended South Miami Senior High School and later Miami Coral Park High School. After deciding to become a rapper, he chose the name 'Pitbull' because pitbulls 'bite to lock' and the fact that they are outlawed in Dade County.'

Musical Career: Pitbull was initially signed to Luke Records in 2001 before being taken on by independent label Famous Artist Music & Management who moulded Pitbull's sound to be more radio friendly. He was then introduced to Lil Jon resulting in Pitbull getting his own song, 'Pitbull's Cuban Ride Out' on Jon's album 'Kings Of Crunk', which helped Pitbull's career. Pitbull released his debut album, 'M.I.A.M.I.' in 2004. The title is an abbreviation for 'Money Is A Major Issue'. The album peaked at number fourteen in the US Billboard 200 albums charts.

Lil Jon featured on five of the album's tracks. Pitbull's second album 'El Mariel' came out in 2006. It debuted and peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200, selling 48,000 copies in its first week. The album received mixed reviews. Pitbull's third album 'The Boatlift' in 2007. This album didn't do quite as well as his previous albums, debuting at number fifty selling 32,084 copies in its first two weeks.

Pitbull released his fourth album 'Rebelution' in 2009. This album was his most successful at the time, debuting at number eight in the Billboard 200 and selling 410,000 copies in its first week. The album's guests included Akon, B.oB, Ke$ha, Avery Storm, Nayer and Lil Jon. In 2010, Pitbull released his first Spanish language album, 'Armando'. The album was not as successful as 'Rebelution', as it peaked at number 65 in the Billboard 200, however Pitbull was one of the most nominated acts at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. 'Planet Pit', Pitbull's sixth album was released in 2011, debuting at number seven in the Billboard 200, selling 55,000 copies in its first week, making it Pitbull's highest charting album in the United States to date.

The album received generally positive reviews. The album featured Enrique Iglesias, T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul and Jamie Foxx. Pitbull released his seventh album, 'Global Warming' in 2012. The album debuted at number fourteen in the Billboard 200. The album was met with generally positive reviews and included guests Christina Aguilera, Usher, The Wanted and Enrique Iglesias. Pitbull has featured on many other artists' songs such as Enrique Iglesias' 'I Like It', Usher's 'DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love' and Jennifer Lopez's 'On The Floor'.

Personal Life: Pitbull was the featured speaker at the opening of the new charter middle and high school Sports Leadership and Management, as he helped build it on August 19, 2013.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Pitbull - Fun


Pitbull has released the official audio track for his song, 'Fun', featuring Chris Brown. The song appears as the second track on Pitbull's eleven-track album, 'Globalization', released on 21st November 2014.

Ricky Martin - Mr. Put It Down Ft. Pitbull [Lyric]


Acclaimed Latin singer/songwriter Ricky Martin has teamed up with rapper Pitbull to create the single 'Mr. Put It Down', set for release on 24th May 2015, with the official lyric video having been released.

Pitbull - Rain Over Me [Live]


While live on the Honda Stage, Pitbull gave a live performance of his song, 'Rain Over Me'. The song features Marc Anthony and appears as the third track on his album 'Planet Pit', released on 17th June 2011.

Pitbull - Feel This Moment [Live]


Pitbull gave a live performance of his single 'Feel This Moment' while live on the Honda Stage. The single was released on 18th January 2013 and featured the vocal performance of Christina Aguilera, appearing on the 'Global Warming' album from 16th Novemeber 2012.

Pitbull - Timber [Live]


Pittbull performed a live version of his 7th October 2013 single 'Timber', which featured Kesha and topped the Billboard Hot 100, and stayed there for three weeks, and appeared on the 22nd November 2013 EP, 'Meltdown'.

Continue: Pitbull - Timber [Live]

Pitbull - Time Of Our Lives


Ne-Yo and Pitbull worked together on 'Time of Our Lives', for which the music video has been released. The single was released on 17th November 2014, and is due to appear on his upcoming sixth studio album, 'Non-Fiction', to be released on 27th January 2015.

Pitbull - Celebrate (Live on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater LA)


Pitbull performs his single 'Celebrate' live on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles. The song, from his 2014 'Globalization' album, featured on the animated spin-off comedy 'Penguins of Madagascar'.

Continue: Pitbull - Celebrate (Live on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater LA)

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Pitbull - Pitbull performs with Ne-Yo on Thanksgiving during half-time of an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles - Arlington, Texas, United States - Thursday 27th November 2014

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Ne-Yo - Don't Stop The Party/Fireball/Time Of Our Lives (2014 American Music Awards)


Pitbull is joined on stage by Ne-Yo for his medley performance of hits 'Don't Stop The Party' (from album 'Global Warming'), 'Fireball' and 'Time Of Our Lives' (from 'Globalization') live at 2014 American Music Awards.

Pitbull - Time Of Our Lives [Lyric]


Pitbull and Ne-Yo have teamed up to work on their collaborative single, Time of Our Lives. After it's release on 17th November, 2014, the artists have released an official lyric video for the song, with fun and flashing visuals behind the lyrics.

Picture - John Malkovich and Pitbull -... New York City New York United States, Wednesday 31st December 2008

John Malkovich and Pitbull - 'Penguins Of Madagascar' New York premiere at Winter Village at Bryant Park Ice Rink - Arrivals at Bryant Park - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 31st December 2008

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Picture - Pitbull - 'Penguins Of Madagascar'... New York City New York United States, Sunday 16th November 2014

Pitbull - 'Penguins Of Madagascar' New York premiere at Winter Village at Bryant Park Ice Rink - Arrivals at Bryant Park - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 16th November 2014

Picture - Pitbull - Latin Grammy award... Los Angeles California United States, Tuesday 11th November 2014

Pitbull - Latin Grammy award winning artist Pitbull performed together with American R&B singer song writer Ne-Yo at the ABC studios on the late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! at Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 11th November 2014

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Picture - Pitbull - PitBull seen arriving... Los Angeles California United States, Tuesday 11th November 2014

Pitbull - PitBull seen arriving at ABC studios for late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 11th November 2014

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Pitbull - Celebrate Audio


With the imminent release of 'Penguins of Madagascar' on 26th November, staring Benedict Cuberbatch and John Malkovitch, the American rapper Pittbull has released the song 'Celebrate' which was written and recorded for the film.

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