Stage name - Daddy Yankee Real name - Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez
Born - February 3, 1977 Ayala was born in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was raised in the neighborhood of Villa Kennedy Housing Projects.He grow up in the musical family . He became increasingly drawn into the street life of his neighborhood . As daddy yankee grew up he took interest in spanish language
He developed his talent because both of his parents was in music business so it wa easy for him to develop the music business .
Ayala was originally going to become a professional baseball player but he was shot in his leg while taking a break from a studio recording session. The bullet was never removed and he credits this incident with allowing him to pursue a musical career. He made a few songs talking about the shooting incident, but his most "complete" song about it was "6 De Enero", released in 2012. His first official studio project as a solo artist was No Mercy, which was released on April 2, 1995 through White Lion Records and BM Records in Puerto
Reggaeton , latin pop , hip hop music - taking elements from their styles in order to develop an original style. In doing so, he eventually abandoned the traditional model of rap and became one of the first artists to perform reggaeton.