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Baby Rasta & Gringo

Baby Rasta & Gringo is a Puerto Rican reggaeton duo formed in 1988 in Las Monjas, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Baby Rasta & Gringo
Also known asthe Eazy Boyz
Los Lobos
OriginSan Juan, Puerto Rico
GenresReggaeton
Years active1988 (1988)-2004
2007–present
LabelsSony

Originally known known as "the Eazy Boyz", they have released five studio albums since 1998.

HistoryEdit

Baby Rasta is named Wilmer Alicia[1] and Gringo is named Samuel Gerena. They started in 1988 in Hato Rey[2] as 'the Eazy Boyz', but they didn't debut until 1998 after changing their name with New Prophecy.[1] By their second album, Fire Live, released in 2003, the two were known for their confrontational diss tracks aimed at artists such as with Hector & Tito, Wisin & Yandel, Don Omar, and many others.[1] In 2004, when the duo began feuding amongst themselves, it resulted in a three-year split that would follow the release of their third studio album, Sentenciados.[1] The Comeback was the title of their 2008 fourth studio album.[1] In 2015, they released Los Cotiziados has collaborations with Alexis & Fido, Tito El Bambino, Farruko, Wisin, Nicky Jam, and Divino.[3] The song 'Un Beso' of the release, became number one in countries such as Honduras, Chile, Peru, and other countries.[4] They are also known as 'Los Lobos'.[5]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

  • New Prophecy (1998)
  • Fire Live (2003)
  • Sentenciados (2004)
  • The Comeback (2008)
  • Los Cotiziados (2015)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Baby Rasta - Biography & History". AllMusic.
  2. ^ "De vuelta al barrio Baby Rasta y Gringo". Primera Hora. 4 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Baby Rasta y Gringo, reggaetón con sentido social". elnuevoherald.
  4. ^ https://www.laprensa.hn/vivir/espectaculos/873184-410/baby-rasta-y-gringo-quieren-atraer-a-jóvenes
  5. ^ "Baby Rasta y Gringo en el primer puesto". www.elsoldemargarita.com.ve.