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Top Songs by Daddy Yankee

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Daddy Yankee is one of today's most popular Latin music stars in the whole world. Thanks to his prolific and innovative repertoire, this Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur has established himself as one of the most influential names in the fields of Reggaeton and Latin Urban music. From "Lo Que Paso, Paso" to "Limbo," the following playlist features some of the very best songs ever recorded by Daddy Yankee. Let's take a look.

"Lo Que Paso, Paso"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

Back in 2004, Daddy Yankee released Barrio Fino, a hugely popular album that transformed this Puerto Rican singer into one of the most influential stars of the Reggaeton era. Since then, "Lo Que Paso, Paso," a single included in that work, has been one of the most acclaimed Daddy Yankee songs. This is a perfect track to add to your Latin party playlist.

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"Lovumba"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

Even though Reggaeton is still very popular, modern Latin Urban music is no longer exclusively linked to this music style. Today, Latin Urban music is being defined by an eclectic fusion that has welcome everything from Hip-Hop, Dance and Electronica to Reggaeton and Merengue. Daddy Yankee's contribution to that process has been significant. With its vibrant beat, mostly defined by Dance music and Merengue, "Lovumba" is a good example of the kind of sound that defines Latin Urban music today.

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"Ven Conmigo"

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Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

This popular track, which the Puerto Rican artist recorded with Bachata sensation singer Prince Royce, offers a fusion of rhythms that has come to define some of the best songs by Daddy Yankee. Just like the previous track on this list, "Ven Conmigo" features a little bit of Dance, Electronica and Merengue, a mixed sound similar to the stuff produced by groups like Proyecto Uno and Ilegales back in the 1990s.

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"Rompe"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

From the 2005 album Barrio Fino en Directo, this track is a classic song for all of those who are into hardcore Reggaeton. Thanks to this single and his worldwide hit "Gasolina," Daddy Yankee became one of the most influential Reggaeton artists of all time.

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"Pasarela"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

Next to "Lovumba" and "Ven Conmigo," "Pasarela" is one of the most celebrated tracks from the hugely popular Latin Urban album Prestige, one of the best Latin music productions of 2012. With this track, Daddy Yankee consolidated his unique fusion style whose sound is so popular among mainstream music fans and late-night club-goers.

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"La Despedida"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

This song is one of the most popular tracks from Daddy Yankee's 2010 album Mundial. Just like most of the fusion songs in this list, "La Despedida" is another song defined by an eclectic sound that combines Dance, Electronica and a little bit of Merengue. Another nice song if you are in the mood for dancing.

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"Pose"

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Photo Courtesy Machete Music

From the soundtrack of the movie Talento De Barrio starring Daddy Yankee himself, this track enjoyed tremendous popularity back in 2008 when it reached the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. "Pose" features a unique electro sound that mixes everything from Pop, Rap and Hip-Hop. If you are into mainstream music, this is definitely one of the Daddy Yankee songs you need to listen to.

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"Descontrol"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

With its aggressive sound and the decisive flow of the Puerto Rican superstar, "Descontrol" has gained its own place as one of the best Reggaeton songs by Daddy Yankee. This is another of the hit songs included in Daddy Yankee's 2010 album Mundial

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"Gasolina"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

This is one of the best Reggaeton songs ever produced in history. "Gasolina" is, in fact, the single that better represents the worldwide popularity that Reggaeton enjoyed during the first decade of this century. With its catchy melody and repetitive chorus, Daddy Yankee took the world by storm.

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"Limbo"

Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records
Photo Courtesy El Cartel Records

Another megahit from the album Prestige, "Limbo" has been one of the top Latin songs of 2013. Originally written for the popular dance fitness program Zumba Fitness, this single is defined by an exhilarating rhythm where Pop meets Latin Urban music with lots of energy. The video of this single has enjoyed enormous popularity in YouTube.

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