Proyecto Uno

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Proyecto Uno
Proyecto Uno 111
Background information
Origin New York, New York
Genres Merengue
Rap Techno
dancehall reggae
Hip Hop
Years active 1989–present

Proyecto Uno (English: Project One) is a Dominican-American latin house group which helped popularize a style of music which blends merengue with rap, techno, dancehall reggae and hip-hop music.[1] The band was founded in New York City's East Side in 1989 by Nelson Zapata and managed by Porfirio "Popi" Piña.[2] Originally formed as traditional merengue band, Proyecto Uno received recognition in the 1990s after incorporating modern Afro-American and North American music.[3] The group won Billboard Latin Music Awards, Premios Lo Nuestro, and an Emmy award.[4] The current members are Nelson Zapata, Josue Cedeño, Kid G, and Paolo tondo.[5]

Recognitions[edit]

  • 1993 and 1995: Premios Ronda and Premios Orquidea (Venezuela)
  • 1993 and 1996: New York ACE Awards
  • 1994: Premios Lo Nuestro, Musica Rap 1994
  • 1994, 1995 and 1997: New York Premios Estrella
  • 1996 and 1997: New York Premios Too Much
  • 1996: Song of the Colombian World Cup Team Esta Pegao
  • 1997: Billboard Latin Music Awards, Rap Album Of the Year, In Da’ House 1997[6]
  • 1998: Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin Dance Single of the Year, Mueve La Cadera (Move your Body) with Reel 2 Reel
  • 1998: Nominated: Premios Lo Nuestro, Grupo Del Año-Tropical
  • 1999: Nominated to Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin Dance Club Play Track of the Year, No Nos Tenemos (NNT)
  • 1999: Emmy Awards, Outstanding Original Music Composition[7][8]
  • 2000: Nominated Colombian Song of the Year 25 horas
  • 2003: Premios Lo Nuestro, Album of the Year, Urbana

Discography[edit]

  • 1991 Todo el Mundo!
  • 1993 Está Pega'o
  • 1993 In Da House
  • 1995 10 Super Éxitos
  • 1996 New Era
  • 1996 Mega Mix Hits
  • 1997 Éxitos de Proyecto Uno
  • 1997 ¡Más Que Éxitos!
  • 1998 The Remixes
  • 1999 4
  • 2002 Todo Éxitos
  • 2003 Pura Gozadera
  • 2005 Éxitos de Proyecto Uno
  • 2006 Evolution

Singles[edit]

  • "El Tiburón" (The Shark) (1995)
  • "Pumpin'"
  • "Brinca" {Jump}
  • "25 horas" (25 hours)
  • "Holla"
  • "Another Night"
  • "Está pegao" {it got hook}
  • "Déjame tener algo contigo" {Let Me Have Something With You}
  • "Latinos"
  • "Mueve la cadera" (Move your hip)
  • "El Party" [9]
  • "Enamora'o" [10] (In Love)

References[edit]

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