This Miami-Dade county native of Cuban descent released his first recorded performance with Lil Jon on the Kings of Crunk album in 2002. In 2004, he released his debut album titled M.I.A.M.I.(short for Money Is A Major Issue) under TVT Records. Since then, he has released three other albums under the label: El Mariel in 2006, The Boatlift in 2007, and Planet Pit in 2011. He is a double winning Billboard Latin Music Awards winner and has been nominated five this year.