Mayor Que Yo

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"Mayor Que Yo"
Luny Tunes - Mayor Que Yo.jpg
Single by Luny Tunes featuring Baby Ranks, Daddy Yankee, Tony Tun Tun, Wisin & Yandel and Héctor el Father
from the album Mas Flow 2
ReleasedFebruary 8, 2005
Genre
Length4:08
Label
Songwriter(s)Gabriel Cruz
Producer(s)Luny Tunes
Luny Tunes singles chronology
"Mayor Que Yo"
(2005)
"Noche de Entierro"
(2006)

"Mayor Que Yo" (English: "Older Than Me") is a reggaeton single from the album Mas Flow 2. It is sung by Daddy Yankee, Tony Tun Tun, Baby Ranks, Wisin & Yandel and Héctor el Father, and produced by Luny Tunes. The song reached number three on the Latin Tropical Airplay chart, number three on the Hot Latin Tracks chart and number 11 on the Latin Pop Airplay chart.[1]

Music video[edit]

Héctor el Father does not appear on the video because of his explicit lyrics. Luny from the production duo makes a cameo appearance at the end of the video.

Other versions[edit]

Different versions[edit]

  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Blended Mix 1) – a slightly different beat with Don Omar and Zion chorus's.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Blended Mix 2) – same as the first mix but with a different beat.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Remix) – nearly identical to the promo version, but mixed with the blended mix.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Video version) – the version used in the video.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Mas Flow 2.5 version) – the remastered version of the original, featuring a slightly different beat and the explicit lyrics of Hector's verse edited out in a manner similar to the music video.


Remixes[edit]

  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Aventura Remix) – lyrics added by Romeo, R&B-bachata group Aventura and Baby Ranks.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Pina Records Remix) – new verses sung by Baby Ranks, R.K.M & Ken-Y, La India, Nicky Jam and Carlitos Way.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Mas Flow Remix) – new lyrics sung by Baby Ranks, Don Omar, Alexis & Fido and Zion.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Mas Flow 2 Promo Remix) – a new chorus is sung by Zion with the new promotional instrumental in the background.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Virus & Shorty Remix) – by Power98FM, lyrics added by Virus & Shorty, replacing the verse sung by Héctor el Father.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (DJ Evolution Dembow Beat Remix) – it is the original song with a newer dembow beat over it.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (DJ Koby Remix) – all new version sung by various artists.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Ñengo Flow Remix) – new verses all sung by Ñengo Flow.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (Extended Remix) – a mix of the original "Mayor Que Yo", the Mas Flow remix, and the DJ Koby remix.

Sequels[edit]

  • "Mayor Que Yo 2" – sequel to the original; featured in Wisin & Yandel's Pa'l Mundo.
  • "Mayor Que Yo 2" (Remix) – the remix to the sequel to the original; sung by Wisin & Yandel, Franco El Gorila, and Tony Dize; featured in Pa'l Mundo: Deluxe Edition.
  • "Noche de Entierro (Nuestro Amor)" – also considered a sequel to "Mayor Que Yo"; sung by Daddy Yankee, Héctor el Father, Wisin & Yandel, Zion, and Tony Tun Tun.
  • "Menor Que Yo" – considered the "answer" to the song; sung by Ivy Queen, featured on the platinum edition of Sentmiento.
  • "Mayor Que Yo 3" – sequel to the original; released as the first promotional single for the upcoming album Mas Flow 3, performed by Don Omar, Wisin, Yandel and Daddy Yankee. This version received a nomination for Urban Collaboration of the Year in 2017.[2]
  • "Mayor Que Yo 3" (Remix) – a leaked alternate version of part three, with Don Omar, Wisin, Yandel, Prince Royce and Nicky Jam, omitting Daddy Yankee's verse. This version is thought to have been the original before Daddy Yankee was added.
  • "Mayor Que Yo" (New Generation) – a reimagining of the original, performed by new-school reggaeton artists and using the beat from part 3. This version is incomplete, only featuring Farruko, Arcángel, Alexio La Bestia and Ozuna. J Balvin and Kevin Roldan were also said to have been featured, but Roldan's verse is missing while Balvin only appears in the intro. This version was abandoned by Luny Tunes after it leaked.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005–06) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Ringtones 16[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs 5[4]
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay 1[5]
U.S. Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay 2[6]
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 11[7]

Michael Stuart version[edit]

"Mayor Que Yo"
Single by Michael Stuart
from the album Back to da Barrio
Released2006
Recorded2006
GenreSalsa
Length4:24
Songwriter(s)Gabriel Cruz
Michael Stuart singles chronology
"Ella y Yo"
(2006)
"Mayor Que Yo"
(2006)
"Paga Lo Que Debes"
(2006)

"Mayor Que Yo" was covered by Michael Stuart from his 2006 album, Back to da Barrio, which was recorded in salsa.

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Single Peak
2006 Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay "Mayor Que Yo" 15[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Singles Charts for Mas Flow, Vol. 2". Allmusic.
  2. ^ "¿Quiénes son los nominados al Premio Lo Nuestro a la Música Latina?". Terra Networks (in Spanish). Telefonica. 2017. Archived from the original on February 2, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Hot Ringtones - Billboard.com Accessed February 18, 2009
  4. ^ Hot Latin Songs - Billboard.com Accessed February 18, 2009
  5. ^ Latin Tropical Airplay - Billboard.com Accessed February 18, 2009
  6. ^ Latin Rhythm Airplay - Billboard.com Accessed February 18, 2009
  7. ^ Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Billboard.com Accessed February 18, 2009
  8. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r821674