Referred to as the "King of Modern Reggaeton", Rauw Alejandro belongs to "the new generation" of Puerto Rican urban musicians. His music style includes Latin R&B, reggaeton, rhythmic pop, and ballads. He is as famous for his innovative, self-choreographed dance moves as he is for his smooth tenor singing voice.
Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz was born on January 10, 1993, in San Juan, Puerto Rico and was raised in Canóvanas and Carolina. His father, guitarist Raúl Ocasio, and his mother, backing vocalist María Nelly Ruiz, introduced him to some of his musical influences like Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, and Chris Brown. For many years, Alejandro and his father lived in the mainland United States, mainly Miami and New York City, where he got inspiration from the R&B and dancehall genres. Rauw Alejandro and fellow Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA are childhood friends, they both went to the same school and had classes together. As a child, Alejandro competed in school talent shows because he has a passion for dancing. After graduating high school, he enrolled at University of Puerto Rico. From the age of six until he was twenty, he played soccer, but later quit because he (could not perform as he expected to) and suffered an injury at age 20. He moved to Orlando, Florida to attempt to get scouted to play in the Premier Development League (PDL), but eventually was unsuccessful. After quitting soccer, he was left in a light depression, so to improve his mood he decided to switch to a musical career and began to publish songs through SoundCloud in 2014.
In November 2016, he released his debut mixtape titled Punto de Equilibrio. In January 2017, he signed a music deal with Duars Entertainment. In 2018, he was chosen by Sony Music Latin to be part of "Los Próximos", a musical project in which the label sought to enlist new musical talents. The musical project helped him gain fame, and as a result other notable artists noticed him and he was featured in multiple collaborations like Kevin Roldán and Khea's "Pa' Tu Casa”, and "Luz Apagá" by Ozuna, Lunay and Lyanno that year. In December 2017, he released his first single as a lead artist, titled "Toda" with Alex Rose. It peaked at the 29th spot on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs charts in November 2018. A remix of "Toda" featuring Cazzu, Lenny Tavárez, and Lyanno was released in May 2018. The song proved successful, with the music video having over 1 billion views on YouTube as of November 2020. In January 2019, he released his single (Que le dé) with Nicky Jam. In December 2019, his song (Fantasias) with Farruko peaked at the number 12 spot on the US Latin chart, which is also the highest position his songs have reached on the chart, along with (Tattoo). Both songs stayed for 20 weeks on the chart, the highest duration for one of Alejandro's songs to date and won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Fusion/Performance in 2021.
Alejandro's debut album, Afrodisíaco, was released on November 13, 2020. It was preceded by the release of the songs and music videos, (Enchule), the (Elegí) remix, and (Reloj), with Anuel AA. His second studio album, Vice Versa, released in June 2021, featured the lead single "Todo de Ti". He has won two Latin Grammy Awards from twelve nominations. In February of 2021, Alejandro appeared as Selena Gomez's duet partner on the Hot 100 hit (Baila Conmigo), it also topped the Hot Latin Songs chart. In June he released his third album Vice Versa.
Sky Rojo (Red) is a Spanish black comedy action drama television series, created by Álex Pina and Esther Martínez Lobato. The series traces three prostitutes who flee from their pimp. According to the creators, the series shows "the impunity, ambiguity and brutal reality of prostitution, and the psychological portraits of those on both sides of the scale".Pina and Martínez Lobato have described the series as (Latin pulp).
Produced by Vancouver Media and distributed by Netflix, the series premiered on 19 March 2021. Two seasons of eight 25-minute episodes each were announced. The series' second season premiered on 23 July. The third and final season was released on January 13, 2023. The singer's presence in 'Sky Rojo' has been brief, only two chapters, and it took time to arrive, since we were not able to see his characteristic smile until the penultimate episode of the season. In his acting debut, because before he was in series like 'La Reina del Flow' but giving life to himself, Rauw Alejandro has acted in the role of Diego, a young man who ended up in the Canary Islands for love, but now lives off fixing cars and entertains himself while practicing martial arts. And coincidentally, it becomes Greta and Wendy's last stroke of luck when they run into him while hitchhiking. From the first moment, Diego suspects the intention of the fugitives. They have tried to sell the story that they come from La Gomera and that they have hurt themselves while hiking... with a baby on their backs and clothes that are not suitable for it. But even so, the mechanic decides to give them shelter in his house where we see several very interesting episodes with Wendy.
The Saturno World Tour is the fourth concert tour by Puerto Rican singer Rauw Alejandro in support of his third studio album, Saturno (2022). It began on 18 February 2023 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and is scheduled to end on 2 October 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany, comprising more than 55 shows.
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June 1, 2023 - Estadio Mobil Super - Monterrey, Mexico
June 3, 2023 - Estadio 3 de Marzo - Guadalajara, Mexico
June 8, 2023 - Estadio Héroe de Nacozari - Hermosillo, Mexico
June 10, 2023 - Estadio Caliente - Tijuana, Mexico
Aug 26, 2023 - Ciudad de Las artes y las ciencias - Valencia, Spain
Aug 27, 2023 - Son Fusteret - Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Sep 1, 2023 - Palau San Jordi - Barcelona, Spain