Nesty (producer)

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Nesty "La Mente Maestra"
Birth name Ernesto F. Padilla
Also known as DJ Nesty, La Mente Maestra
Born (1973-09-05) September 5, 1973 (age 44)[1]
Aibonito, Puerto Rico
Genres Reggaeton
Occupation(s) Songwriter, musician, producer
Years active 2004–present
Labels Machete Music
Associated acts Victor "El Nasi", Wisin & Yandel, Tainy, Luny Tunes, Tego Calderon , Tony Dize , Alexis & Fido , Tempo , Don Omar , Nicky jam, Julio Voltio, Yomo , Jowell & Randy, Tito El Bambino, R.K.M & Ken-Y
Website Official MySpace

Nesty "La Mente Maestra" (born Ernesto F. Padilla on September 5, 1973) is a Puerto Rican reggaeton music producer. He was closely associated with reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel and reggaeton producer Victor "El Nasi".

Music career[edit]

Nesty began his recording career as an associate of reggaeton hitmakers Luny Tunes during the early to mid-2000s. Known simply as Nesty, he made a name for himself apart from Luny Tunes with a pair of hit singles in 2005: "Chulin Culin Chunfly" (Voltio ft. Calle 13) and "Eso Ehh...!!" (Alexis & Fido).

In 2006, Nesty produced tracks for high-profile albums by Don Omar (King of Kings) and Tego Calderón (The Underdog/El Subestimado), including the hit single "Los Maté" by the latter. Around this same time, Nesty began a close association with Wisin & Yandel, producing much of their album Los Vaqueros, including the hit singles "Pegao," "Yo Te Quiero," and "Nadie Como Tú." In subsequent years he remained closely associated with Wisin & Yandel, producing the bulk of their album Wisin vs. Yandel: Los Extraterrestres, including the chart-topping hit single "Sexy Movimiento," and Wisin & Yandel Presentan: La Mente Maestra in which he was co-billed on the front cover of the latter album.[2] On May 19 Nesty produced the re-edition of the album Los Vaqueros: El Regreso, named Reloaded.

In 2011 Nesty produced (Alexis & Fido) "Contestame El Teléfono” and "Donde Estés Llegaré

Begin 2012, a few artists signed with WY Records decided to leave the record label. Among them were Franco "El Gorila", Tico "El Inmigrante" and Jayko. On January 19, it was announced that top-producer Nesty had also said goodbye to WY Records. He decided it was time to go separate ways and is about to start his own company. Rumoured albums like Tainy vs. Nesty and Nesty vs. Victor were hereby negated.[3]

In 2015 Nesty produced several tracks for (Alexis & Fido) in La Esencia (Album) “Santa de mi Devocion” and the GRAMMY WINNING Album and a nomination for BEST URBAN SONG "Dando Break”

2016 Nesty produced (Alexis & Fido) “Una en Un MillonLatin Grammy Nominee



Production discography[edit]