Johnny Prez

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Johnny Prez
Origin Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Genres Hip hop, Reggaetón
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1992–1999 (group)
2003–2008 (solo)
2011–present (duo)
Labels Sony
Prime Sound
Diamond Music
Associated acts Kid Power Posse

Johnny Prez (or J Prez as he often calls himself) is a reggaetón music artist from Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Career[edit]

He used to belong to the group "Kid Power Posse" and the duo "Déificos," meaning "belong to God." recorded his first album of Spanish reggae, “Los Nenes De La Medicina” in 1992. Johnny Prez made Spanish reggae popular in Puerto Rico. Since then, he has released three Reggaetón albums, "El Dragón" in 2003, "The Prezident" in 2005, which reached number 14 in Billboard's Latin albums' chart, and "The Knockouts" in 2007.[1] However, many feel he has not received the recognition that he deserves. In 2011 he made his return with his brother Pedro Prez in a duo called "Tha Prez", their first album as a duo called also "Tha Prez."

Discography[edit]

Kid Power Posse[edit]

  • 1992 - Los Nenes De La Medicina
  • 1993 - No More Games
  • 1995 - Double Impact
  • 1997 - Renacimiento
  • 1999 - The Medicine

Solo career[edit]

Tha Prez[edit]

  • 2012: 3 hit songs in Tha Prez "Not Released Yet"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latin albums". Billboard. May 14, 2005.