Yaga & Mackie

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Yaga & Mackie
Birth name Javier Martínez
Luis Pizarro
Also known as Los Mackieavelikos
Born (1974-09-17) September 17, 1974 (age 40)
(1978-07-18) July 18, 1978 (age 36)
Origin Puerto Rico
Genres Reggaeton
Years active 1997 - present
Labels Los Mackieavelikos Inc. 2008-present
Associated acts Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Nicky Jam, Zion & Lennox, Muamba Bitt, Opi, Newtone, Arcángel, Luigi 21+
Members Javier Martinez (Yaga)
Luis Pizarro (Mackie)

Yaga & Mackie are musicians, known for their collaborative work as a reggaeton duo from Puerto Rico. They are signed to Los Mackieavelikos Inc..Yaga & Mackie are part of this new generation of young Puerto Rican musicians born in the 90's, they want to grow, produce and promote reggaeton an international level.

A sample of this effort is certainly what his first CD with Univision Records: "Fashion", a very interesting album, not only because his lyrics are full of positive, romantic messages and especially sticky, but also because his musical arrangements are totally different to anything currently listening within this genre.

Remember that this musical style emerged in the 80's in Puerto Rico and Panama by fusing Jamaican reggae and rap street of the neighborhood and whose lyrics full of sex, violence and drugs were sung in English. After the proliferation of Latino fans around the world following this music, both Yaga & Mackie and other artists had to make so-called "crossover" but Spanish.

JAVIER MARTINEZ "Yaga" and LUIZ PIZARRO "Mackie" are the composers of the 17 songs that make up "Fashion". The first single promotion is "The train," a very moving and contagious song about liberation of unmarried women - encouraged to be mounted on the "Freedom Train" to be themselves.

In "Fashion" also we found several musical duets with renowned singers like Don Omar "White Dress" Tego Calderon "Fire", Zion and Lennox "Impossible to ignore," Odyssey "Approach" Nina Sky "Dancing" and Benzino "Nena cool ".

Also "Enter" the first song on this album, is an introduction to it, where Yaga & Mackie, give a brief musical sketch everything

listen right away. "When you look at me" is a reggaeton with a Mexican musical style, where the trumpets, guitars and appreciate guitarrones

"Vampira", "Hot Hot", "Move", "Uye", "Let me know", "To you no," "Skit" and "Swing", make up the rest of this set of issues where it is appreciated not only to reggaeton in its purest form, but the fusion of reggaeton bachata, salsa and other styles, which result in a very danceable and moved disk. "On this album you have all kinds of songs to suit all tastes, from tunes for lovers, through moves for those who like to dance and even themes that speak of what happens in real life," said Mackie, who He began his career in rap and reggaeton participating in such productions as "The Noise 4", "DJ Eric 3" and "Nico Canada 3".

"I want people to receive with love this record, which does not offend anyone and if instead been given the opportunity to express ourselves and really show us how we are, as it really reggaeton, happy and playful, contagious and moved and, with lyrics that will surprise more than one, "said Yaga, who began his musical career by participating in productions of" Getto Style "," DJ Joe 4 "," Time to Kill "and DJ Frank" Snipers 1 ".

Vampira "," Hot Hot "," Move "," Uye "," Let me know "," To you no, "" Skit "and" Swing ", make up the rest of this set of issues where it is appreciated not only to reggaeton in its purest form, but the fusion of reggaeton bachata, salsa and other styles, which result in a very danceable and moved disk. "On this album we have all kinds of songs to please all tastes, from tunes for lovers, through moves for those who like to dance and even themes that speak of what happens in real life, "said Mackie, who began his career in rap and reggaeton participating in such productions as" The Noise 4 "," DJ Eric 3 "and" Nico Canada 3 "." I want people to receive with love this record, which does not offend anyone and if instead been given the opportunity to express ourselves and really show us how we are; as is actually the reggaeton, happy and playful, contagious and moved and, with lyrics that will surprise more than one, "said Yaga, who began his musical career by participating in productions of" Getto Style "," DJ Joe 4 "," Time to Kill "and DJ Frank" Snipers 1 ". It was in 2001 that Yaga & Mackie met and decided to start a race team, which after 10 years, countless appearances as a duo with other performers ("Warriors 3", "The Flower 2", "The Cangri. com "," Yakaleo "" Fantasy 2 "," The Narcomujeriegos "" Karat 1 and 2, "" Majestic 1 and 2, "Planet Rock" and "Romances Noise 2") and several albums under his arm ("Ringing different "and" class apart "), was consolidated with the launch of" Fashion ".

There is a phrase that definitely defines Yaga & Mackie and always seek to stay in the minds of his admirers: "The reggaeton has stuck, because if you do not go by the heart, it gets in the foot".

Discography[edit]

Mixtape[edit]

  • Las Justas Mixtape (2007)
  • Block Party - The Mixtape (2007)
  • Los Rompemuelas - The Mixtape (2010)

Solos[edit]