Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos How does Pitbull throw a party? Story highlights Pitbull is an accomplished businessman His stage name has a meaning Pitbull has had run-ins with other celebs. Even if you don't know his songs by name, chances are you've partied to Pitbull. With his No.
In , he released his debut album M. Pitbull later released his second album El Mariel , in and his third, The Boatlift , in Pitbull's other ventures include brand ambassadorship and for various entities, activism and philanthropy in the Latino American community, and a radio station Pitbull's Globalization on Sirius XM Radio. Pitbull released his latest album Libertad on September 27, Pitbull has sold over 7. He has over 15 billion views on YouTube as of May
Pitbull's First Albums
This despite heavy criticism from music fans and media outlets, who claim that:. So, how has Pitbull become one of the biggest stars in the world, earning the moniker Mr. Worldwide, and building a musical empire that includes his own record label? Being a featured artist on other people's songs or having other artists featured on his albums seems to be a big part of the answer. Pitbull has been a featured artist on other people's songs or has had other artists featured on his albums, both moves helping to boost his profile and notoriety. All of his hit songs have been collaborations with other famous artists. In , he was featured on the Jennifer Lopez song "On the Floor. This gave major international exposure to Pitbull, increasing his profile substantially.
I was born in the United States—first-generation Cuban American. My family would always tell me the opportunity I had, to be part of a country that gives you freedom, gives you the opportunity to control your own destiny, and, more than anything, allows you to be whatever you want to be. The first thing you notice when Pitbull bounces onstage is that he literally bounces. He jumps, he dances, he sidles up to his scantily clad female dancers. The tuxedo he wears from his own After Dark clothing line is slightly rumpled, the bow tie undone. The carefully art-directed effect is Frank Sinatra after a long Las Vegas night.