By now, many are aware that the global phenomenon known as Pitbull has been one of the greatest success stories in the music business. The Cuban-American entertainer will have his own one-hour special devoted to him that is set to air on CNBC this month and looks to probe the savvy behind the superstardom.
The 2014 American Music Awards, hosted by none other than Pitbull, went down at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Sunday night (Nov. 23).
Hip-Hop fans and artists alike come in all shapes, colors, and ethnicities. Rap music has been uniting people from all walks of life for as long as we can remember.
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Dade County’s Pitbull has come a long way from his days of gangsta rap, á la M.I.A.M.I. The man born to Cuban expatriates went from being a Lil Chico signed to Luther Campbell’s Luke Records to international brand Mr. Worldwide.
Hosted by Ludacris, the 2014 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with a rousing performance by Pitbull featuring Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer, Cláudia Leitte. Together, the trio brought the carnaval to Las Vegas with a live rendition of the official FIFA World Cup Song “We Are One.”
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You can consider Pitbull to be an expert on all things Cuba. The Miami rapper dropped his own freestyle take on Jay-Z’s much discussed new song, “Open Letter.” Pit uses his version to drop some Cuban history, good and bad, and to comment on the political chit chatter Hova and Beyoncé’s wedding anniversary trip has caused.
Uncle Luke originally threw down the gauntlet for Miami artists to stand up to Lil Wayne’s statements about the Miami Heat. Now, Luke’s protege Pitbull is the first to answer the call in “Welcome To Dade County.”