The Kia Forum | Inglewood, California
It is never easy to say goodbye to an artist who has inspired and entertained you with their music. This 2022, one of the artists responsible for the massive hit “Despacito” has announced his retirement from music. Global superstar Daddy Yankee has released his last music studio album, Legendaddy, and will be embarking on a farewell tour this summer. Titled La Última Vuelta World Tour (The Last Lap World Tour), the 33-date trek will have the Latin star traverse North America and perform his last shows. On Thursday, 28th July 2022, Daddy Yankee will be performing his second night at the iconic venue. Get your tickets now and be part of Daddy Yankee’s last hurrah!
During an interview, the King of Reggaeton explained that all he wanted to achieve as a musician was to influence the next generation of artists. He grew up in a tough neighborhood in his home country, Puerto Rico. He turned to music as his escape and found stellar success. Daddy Yankee spearheaded the music style that mixes hip-hop with reggae and Latin Caribbean music – thus, jumpstarting the reggaeton genre. He has influenced young Latin artists who are now also releasing albums with a reggaeton vibe. During an interview, Daddy Yankee shared, "In the neighborhoods where we grew up, the majority of us wanted to be drug dealers. Now when I visit, the majority of them want to be singers, so for me, this means a lot.”
Daddy Yankee has sold 20 million records worldwide, earned 148 Awards and 484 nominations, 10 Guinness World Records, and sold out countless shows throughout his career. "Now I get to enjoy with all of you everything that you have given me," he said in Spanish. "This genre, the people say that I made it global, but it was you all that gave me the key to open the doors to make this genre the biggest in the world. I confess that this is the biggest treasure I could have in my career."
The La Última Vuelta World Tour includes a three-night in July and one night in August at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. Get your tickets now to see Daddy Yankee take the stage at the Kia Forum on Thursday, 28th July 2022!