Don Chezina

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Don Chezina
Birth name Ricardo Garcia Ortiz
Born 1976 (age 40–41)
Georgia, U.S.
Genres Reggaeton
Years active 1991–present
Labels Don Che Record's / Diririri Business

Don Chezina (born Ricardo Garcia Ortiz in 1976) is a singer, producer, and talent scout of reggaeton music.[1] He is known for his high, nasal voice and fast rapping style (known as "Puerto Rico's Machine Gun Rapper"),[2] along with his most famous song "Tra Tra Tra", which in 1998 became one of the first reggaeton songs to become popular in the US.[3] Chezina was considered one of the biggest names in the early days of the reggaeton genre.[4] Also was part of the war between Giovanni and Luis Cruz.



  1. ^ "POP AND JAZZ GUIDE". The New York Times. 2003-08-08. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  2. ^ Capobianco, Ken (2005) "Thy're the Pulse of Reggaeton", Boston Globe, September 23, 2005, p. D1
  3. ^ "Genre of the YearL The Decades-in-the-Making Overnight Sensation Called Reggaeton", SPIN, January 2006, p. 83, retrieved 2010-09-22
  4. ^ Walker, Klive (2006) Dubwise: Reasoning from the Reggae Underground, Insomniac Press, ISBN 978-1-894663-96-0, p. 256