by Rubén Abellán and Amine Abid
Armando Cristian Pérez, mostly known as Pitbull, was born 15th January 1981, in Miami. He speaks Spanish because his parents are from Cuba. His first performance was from the Lil Jon album Kings of Crunk in 2002. In 2004, he released his first album titled M.I.A.M.I. (short for Money Is A Major Issue) under TVT Records. Since then, he has released four other albums: El Mariel in 2006, The Boatlift in 2007. He released Rebelution in 2009 and Planet Pit in 2011.
He reached fame when he released the album Rebelution, with the song I Know You Want Me [Calle Ocho] and with his contribution in the soundtracks of the movie Fast and Furious . He has been featured on tracks by such famous pop artists as Usher, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Janet Jackson and many more.