Daddy Yankee Archives

Daddy Yankee Not Going Back to Venezuela

Daddy Yankee has no plans on returning to Venezuela anytime soon. At a press conference in Puerto Rico, DY said “En estos momentos no pienso ir hasta que se vaya Maduro del poder.” Many people are criticizing this decision since it is only hurting Venezuelan citizens and not the government necessarily. However, Daddy is probably […]

Daddy Yankee Not Cool With Nicolas Maduro Using Despacito

Daddy Yankee is not cool with the latest version of “Despacito” – and we agree. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is using the song – with different lyrics – to promote his own agenda in upcoming elections. Of Maduro’s use of the song, DY said: “¿Qué se puede esperar? de una persona que le ha robado […]

Despacito Banned in Malaysia

Not so fast!! “Despacito” might be the song of the year…but it’s not welcome in Malaysia. The country has banned the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee song on their state media outlets due to its ‘racy’ lyrics. Malaysian leaders have deemed the content to vulgar for their citizens and have blocked it completely. Streaming services […]

Despacito Becomes Most Streamed Song in History

Clock in another accomplishment for Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber. “Despacito”, in both versions, has become the most streamed song in history – and this just six months after its release. The track has been streamed over 4.6 billion times! The previous song to hold the title was “Sorry” by Justin…so he shouldn’t […]

Daddy Yankee First Latin Artist to Take the #1 Slot on Spotify

Daddy Yankee is #1 in a huge way! He ousted Ed Sheeran from the Number 1 spot on Spotify. He has become the first Latino artist to lead the music platform. DY has surpassed more than 44 million monthly listeners to reach the first global spot! Of this huge accomplishment, Daddy said: “Being the first […]