Farruko

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Farruko
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Farruko in concert
Background information
Birth name Carlos Efrén Reyes Rosado
Also known as
  • Farruko
  • Farru
  • The Most Powerful Rookie
Born (1991-05-02) May 2, 1991 (age 26)
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website farruko.com

Carlos Efrén Reyes Rosado (born May 2, 1991), better known by his stage name Farruko, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. He rose to fame collaborating with heavyweight artists such as Daddy Yankee, Jory, and J Alvarez. He came to prominence with his debut studio album, El Talento Del Bloque.[1]

Farruko was nominated for the Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Music Album in 2012. In 2014 he was nominated twice for Premios Juventud for the song "6 AM" with J Balvin and for Best Urban Performance and Best Urban Song at the 15th Latin Grammy Awards. He won a Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Song on 2016 for co-writing "Encantadora" with Yandel, Egbert "Haze" Rosa and Eduardo Vargas.

Musical career[edit]

Farruko began his career in 2006, at the age of 15. He credits Myspace with helping him start his career because it helped him create a fan base that would, ultimately, result in him becoming a popular singer. His music is directed to younger people and relationships. He has his own clothing line in Carbon Fiber Music Inc.

Tours[edit]

  • 2010-2011: El Talento Del Bloque Tour
  • 2012: TMPR Tour
  • 2013: El Imperio Nazza Farruko Edition Tour
  • 2015: Los Menores Tour Bus
  • 2016: Visionary World Tour

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2010: El Talento Del Bloque
  • 2012: The Most Powerful Rookie
  • 2013: El Imperio Nazza
  • 2014: Farruko Presenta: Los Menores
  • 2015: Visionary
  • 2017: TrapxFicante

Singles[edit]

  • 2008: "No Me Atrevo"
  • 2009: "Cositas Raras"
  • 2009: "Cositas Raras (Reggaeton Remix)" (featuring Ñengo Flow)
  • 2009: "El Reloj No Se Detiene" (featuring Kendo Kaponi)
  • 2009: "Party Bus" (featuring Kelmitt)
  • 2009: "Bla Bla Bla"
  • 2009: "La Ducha"
  • 2010: "Apaga La Luz"
  • 2011: "Conmigo No Pueden"
  • 2012: "Me Voy"
  • 2012: "Desenmascarando Un Lobo"
  • 2012: "Prospero Año Nuevo"
  • 2013: "Prospero Año Nuevo 2"
  • 2014: "El Exorcista"
  • 2014: "Baby Si Tu" (featuring Ken-Y)
  • 2014: "Dicen Que El Amor" (featuring Miguelo and Big Lou)
  • 2014: "Mordios A La 321" (featuring Benny Benni, Pusho, Franco El Gorilla, Pacho and Cirilo, Miky Woodz)
  • 2014: "Si No Te Tengo" (featuring Tony Dize)
  • 2015: "Bye Bye"
  • 2015: "Sunset" (featuring Shaggy, Nicky Jam)
  • 2015: "Obsesionado"

Featured on[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Farruko, Allmusic".  Retrieved Febraury 2, 2013.

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