Pedro Capó

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Pedro Capó
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Pedro Capó at the 16th Latin GRAMMY Awards
Background information
Birth namePedro Francisco Rodríguez Sosa
Also known asPedro Capó
Born (1980-11-14) November 14, 1980 (age 38)
OriginSan Juan, Puerto Rico
GenresPop music, Latin music, Dance-pop music,
Latin Pop/rock music
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, actor
InstrumentsVoice, guitar
LabelsSony Music

Pedro Capó (born November 14, 1980 in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico) artistically also Capó is a Puerto Rican musician and grandson of Puerto Rican singer Bobby Capó and former Miss Puerto Rico Irma Nydia Vazquez.[1] And he studied at Colegio Calasanz.

Pedro picked up the guitar at an early age and quickly became proficient in the instrument, later playing guitar in and becoming the main voice of the group Marka Registrada.[2]

Pedro resided in New York, where he starred in musical productions including: Apollo Theatre’s production of The Sweet Spot (NYC) and the Off-Broadway hit musical production of CELIA: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz.[3] He has also starred in the films Shut Up And Do It [4] and Paraiso Travel, which is directed by Simón Brand and co-stars John Leguizamo.[5]


In 2009, he performed a duet with popular Mexican singer Thalía called "Estoy Enamorado" from her new album Primera Fila and another duet with the Puerto Rican artist Kany García called "Si Tu Me Lo Pides".

In 2017, Capó joined multiple artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, and Rita Moreno on Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Almost Like Praying". All proceeds from the song benefitted the Hispanic Federation and its efforts to help those in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria.[6]


After spending a lot of time in the acting industry, Capó made a come back with a single called "Calma". After Farruko joined him for the Remix, the music video has succeded with more than 90 million views.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pedro Capó | Biography & History | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  2. ^ "Marka Registrada Myspace". Myspace. Retrieved 2009-05-26.
  3. ^ "Azúcar! Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz at the New World Theater". Retrieved 2009-05-26.
  4. ^ "Shut Up And Do It IMdb". IMdb. Retrieved 2009-05-26.
  5. ^ "Pedro Capo Filmography in Fandango". Fandango. Retrieved 2009-05-26.
  6. ^ "Lin-Manuel Miranda releases "Almost Like Praying," a star-studded new single for Puerto Rico relief". Vox. Retrieved 2017-10-12.