TITLE

Pitbull

AUTHOR(S)
Muteba, Bertha
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Current Biography;Sep2015, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography for Pitbull, rapper is presented. It mentions that he is a Cuban American who raps in Spanish and English. It mentions that he created music that appeals to multicultural audiences, defying convention in a African American genre. It mentions that his early success came through his collaborations with rapper Lil Jon, that resulted in the bass-heavy, party tracks.
ACCESSION #
109523330

 

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