Monkey Black

Leonardo Michael Flores Ozuna (Los Mina, 26 July 1986 – 30 April 2014 San Adrián de Besós), known by his stage name Monkey Black, was a singer of urban music from the Dominican Republic.[1][2]

Early lifeEdit

Flores was born in Los Mina, Santo Domingo July 26, 1986, and recorded his first material with El Sujeto at age 10. He then emigrated to Puerto Rico where he dedicated himself to various trades.[3][4]

CareerEdit

When he returned to the Dominican Republic, Flores became an urban artist. In 2006, he collaborated with Big K. Together they recorded the CD entitled Tienen Miedo. This album and the support of Lápiz Conciente helped him become widely known. Monkey Black was best known for his raps and his collaboration with American rapper, Pitbull, on the song "El Sol y La Playa" which was produced by Nico Clinico.

Personal lifeEdit

Eventually, Flores moved to Spain and married. He died 30 April 2014, stabbed during a fight in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Spain, where he had resided for 4 years.[5]

DiscographyEdit

  • Ultra Mega Universal (Album) (Semi-Inedited)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ El crimen ocurrió anoche sobre las 21:20 horas a la salida de un bar de la calle Onze de Setembre cuando dos personas, por motivos que aún se desconocen, apuñalaron varias veces a Leonardo Flores Ozuna.
  2. ^ Químico ha logrado identificarse con un rap callejero y puro. Su mentor en la música fue Leonardo Flores, mejor conocido como “Monkey Black” (fenecido), quien le abrió las puertas en la música.
  3. ^ "Famous, but not this way".
  4. ^ "The young man killed in Sant Adrià de Besòs is the Dominican rapper Monkey Black".
  5. ^ "The Dominican rapper Monkey Black dies after a fight in Sant Adrià de Besòs". The World. EFE Agency. 1 May 2014.

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