The world music icon, Daddy Yankee announced this Thursday what will be his “last lap” in his native Puerto Rico, the last concert of his professional career on the 30th anniversary of starting that adventure that has catapulted him as the “King of Reggaeton“.
Yankee, who is often cited as an influence by other Latino urban artists, will perform on January 6, 2023 at Stadium Miram Bithorn.
Tickets will be on sale starting Tuesday, May 17 on the digital platform of the “Gasolina” man, in a production by Puerto Rican businessman Raphy Pina.
It was exactly on January 6, but from the year 1993 when the interpreter cataloged as “the best of all time” was reborn, who has been honored on multiple occasions, the most recent being his decoration by Billboard in 2021 with the Hall of Music award. Fame, becoming the first Latino urban artist to be part of that select group, who are awarded for their career in music and for generating cultural changes throughout the world. That same year, it was included by Rolling Stone magazine in the list of “500 best albums of all time” by Barrio Fino, ranking at number 473, and in the list of “500 best songs of all time” by “Gasolina“, at number 50.
In addition, he has obtained various awards, among which are seven Latin Grammy awards; twenty-eight Billboard Latin Music Awards in the categories of Latin Artist and Album of the Year in 2005, Reggaeton Album and Song of the Year and Artist of the Year in 2006, Latin and Reggaeton Album of the Year in 2008; a Spirit of Hope Award in 2009 and three other awards in 2011.
But, Yankee believes that he has been enough and knows when to back off, so he has decided to say goodbye to his people forever and remain the leader of the crowd that he is.
In mid-March, the multi-award-winning performer surprised his followers by announcing his retirement from music with a tour he called “The Last Return” where he will visit several countries, including the Dominican Republic, which he scheduled for November 12, although it is unknown. the concert venue.