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 as
  • The Eazy Boyz
  • Los Lobos
OriginSan Juan, Puerto Rico
GenresReggaeton
Years active
  • 1994 (1994)–2005
  • 2008–present
Labels

Originally known as "the Eazy Boyz", they have released five studio albums since 1994 but has had various collaborations prior to 1998. Most of these collaborations were with DJ Negro albums titled The Noise.

HistoryEdit

Baby Rasta is named Wilmer Alicia[1] and Gringo is named Samuel Gerena. They started in 1994 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 ive 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 first studio album, Sentenciados.[1] The Comeback was the title of their 2008 second 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

  • Sentenciados (2004)
  • The Comeback (2008)
  • Los Cotizados (2015)

Live albumsEdit

  • Live Desde El Mas Allá (1997)
  • Fire Live (2003)

Produced albumsEdit

  • New Prophecy (1998)
  • Romances Del Ruido (2000)
  • Romances Del Ruido 2 (2002)

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.