Listen to Pit’s interview with 104.3 Now’s DJ Supa James below!
Check out photos and videos below!
Listen to Pit’s interview with 104.3 Now’s DJ Supa James below!
Check out photos and videos below!
The drama will be called 305, named after Miami’s area code, and the script will be written by Sacha Penn, who has also written Survior’s Remorse, and directed by Jonathon Levine, who’s work includes directing Warm Bodies. And of course, Mr. 305 will be a executive producer along with Penn, Levine and David Ortiz.
Armando is continuing his deal with FOX and his own production company, Honey I’m Home to produce 305 and continue to host his own New Year’s Eve show, Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution.
In 305, when Willy is pulled from his rundown high school and sent to live with his uncle, a celebrity chef, and attend the wealthiest private school in Miami, he attempts to acclimate himself to his new surroundings while dealing with relationships, family drama, work, and all the problems that more money bring.
There is no word on when the show will begin filming, but most likely, it’ll be within the next year.
Pitbull recently did an interview with Vegas SEVEN where he talked about Time of our Lives, SLAM! Vegas, out dancing Enrique Iglesias, and more!
Check it out below!
What do you hope your die-hard fans will get out of your residency? What do you have in store for them?
To perform in Vegas is definitely an honor. [Think about] folks like Elvis and Sinatra, and all the amazing names that have been to Vegas. Also Vegas is deeply rooted in our [Cuban] culture. The idea of Vegas was spawned from Havana. [Right] before the revolution happened is basically when Vegas took off. It’s great and amazing for me to be a part of this platform.
As far as the die-hard fans and what to expect? What they’re going to get is energy, an escape for at least an hour and a half—not to think about bills, or all the other negative things in their lives—and hopefully, they leave motivated and inspired. As far as preparation, it’s real simple. We’re not trying to reinvent the wheel. It’s all about adding on to what we have and giving it that little Vegas remix. We’ve been looking at the different stages and different setups, what the dancers are going to wear, what they’re not going to wear—hopefully they don’t wear much. They’re going to be up there sexy and sophisticated.
More importantly, what are you going to wear? You have this reputation, and you always come dressed to the nines. How do you manage to stay cool under that tux?
I love coming up looking real clean and sharp, and then getting sweaty and crazy because that’s what it’s all about—having a great time. When you’re up in the club looking sharp, but you’re dancing and having a good time, you’re going to be looking kind of like a mess. That’s a good thing because I want to show the people that I’m working for them and how much I really enjoy being up there performing. That way they can walk away and say that guy is a hard worker.
You recently announced that you’re going to open a Sports Leadership and Management Academy charter school in Vegas, something you did in Miami in 2013. How has sports and leadership contributed to your success?
[Participating in] in sports is important because it creates discipline. It creates punctuality. You understand what it means to work for a team. It also creates resourcefulness. When you throw all those things in a pot, that’s what allows you to become a leader. And the only way to lead is to lead by example. [I want] to mold their minds and teach them how to believe in themselves, how to work hard, and how they can accomplish anything as long as they envision it.
It’s amazing to see what a young mind can accomplish. We want them to be excited about education. So what better than to be doing algebra and have it based around football, baseball or basketball. And it’s been amazing for us. The school we have in Miami is a high-B school; we took all the kids in D and F schools, and now they’re in a high-B school. I’m sure it’ll be an A school this year. It’s the priceless part of the journey to help people really believe in themselves, inspire and motivate them. That’s when you can create, and I mean this in the nicest way possible, little monsters. That’s what I’m very excited about.
Speaking of your journey, have you had a chance to visit Cuba?
I went in 2001. I won’t be going back until it is completely free, and then we’ll be there doing a concert. I think 3 to 4 million people will be out there to watch that. And I can’t wait to live that dream for everybody who had to leave the country.
Have you thought about putting down deeper roots in Vegas?
The thing about the residency is that it is a temporary residency. I’m hoping that—well, I know it—will lead to a permanent residency, so I love Vegas and I love to be out there.
Ricky Martin was just in Vegas. Are you going to call him and ask him for advice?
No. I mean Ricky is great, and he’s given me the best advice in the world. He taught me to live la vida loca.
Who is a better dancer? You or Enrique Iglesias?
Ricky is a better dancer, but Jennifer [Lopez] is the ultimate dancer. Enrique? I can definitely outdance Enrique.
Mr. Worldwide kicked off his Time of our Lives Limited-Time Vegas Engagement at The AXIS Theatre at Planet Hollywood last night!
The two hour show was packed with energy, fun, and of course, a lot of dancing! Pit performed hit after hit and had everyone in the crowd up on their feet!
“Pitbull’s mini-residency at Planet Hollywood is a brilliant, high-energy, not-to-miss show.” –Vegas Player Magazine.
Take a look at the gallery of photos from opening-night of Time of our Lives below!
Pitbull arrived in Vegas at around 6pm PT last night and then went straight to The AXIS to do interviews!
Make sure to tune into Extra today at 4pm CST to see an exclusive Pitbull interview where he talks about Time of our Lives, Empire and more! And Vegas fans, make sure to tune into FOX5 today to see another exclusive Pit interview!
Pit will start the party tonight at 9pm PT at The AXIS and PitbullUpdates will have full coverage on all of his shows! So make sure to check back to the site and my Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date on Pit’s time in Vegas!
And if you don’t have tickets to Time of our Lives yet, don’t worry! You can still buy tickets to the shows here!
And if you are going to any of the shows, make sure to add #PitbullVegas and #TimeOfOurLives to your tweets and posts!
Check out photos of Pit doing interviews last night and more backstage photos & videos here!
Pitbull recently did an interview with YahooBeauty to talk about his new fragrance, his Cuban heritage, his grooming secrets and more!
Read the article below!
With more than 6 million albums and 70 million singles sold worldwide, there’s no question that at some point or another, a song by Armando Christian Perez has been stuck in your head. Of course, you might know him better by his nickname, Mr. 305, or more commonly, the artist Pitbull.
The 34-year-old Cuban rapper is holding residency in Vegas from September 23rd to mid-October, but even while he’s in Sin City, Pitbull is globally hustling. Pitbull has a brand of premium vodka, Voli, and in early August, he launched two fragrances: Pitbull Miami Man and Pitbull Miami Woman. Next year, the Miami-born entertainer is scheduled to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And of course there is his music. “We just put out a Spanish album that was No. 1. The single was No. 1, also. It’s called Taxi,” Pitbull tells Yahoo Beauty. “I’m working on the new album, and we’ll be putting out the new single and setting up the world tour around January/February.”
Yahoo Beauty: What kind of woman did you envision wearing the your new fragrance?
Pitbull: As far as the Miami one, I want you to feel empowered, I want you to feel sophisticated, I want you to feel sexy, but more than anything, I want you to feel like you earned something in life. When I say I’m the epitome of the American Dream – because I came from nothing to something – I want you to put it on, and it inspires you, like, “I can take on anything in life, especially anything today.” As you put it on in the morning, I’m hoping to inspire, “I’m going to get this done.”
What inspired the scent? How did it come about?
For me, growing up being raised by women, I was always around such great fragrances. Any fragrance I smell around the world, I try to figure out a way – like with music – to collaborate or remix. I grabbed my favorite fragrances and I started to mix them and I came up with a smell. I put together all the fragrances that I like. I said, “I want to do something along these lines.” That’s how it came about.
What scent do you prefer on the opposite sex?
I definitely love a soft, sexy smell on the opposite sex; nothing that’s too strong, nothing that’s too alerting. What I like is when you smell something when you meet somebody; you smell it and you go, “Wow. Can I smell that again?” That’s the kind of scent that I like, which is soft and sexy.
What is your grooming routine?
As far as grooming, every day is the same routine: shave, aftershave, lotion. There’s no secret! I don’t have any favorite products.
Are there any Cuban grooming products or secrets that the world doesn’t know about?
That’s a better question for the Cuban women! Off the top of my head, maybe putting mayonnaise and eggs in their hair to make it stronger. A lot of women I know did that, growing up.
What do Cuban men find beautiful?
I’m sure everybody has their own opinion of what they like. You can be the most beautiful and sexy woman in the world, but if you’re not sophisticated, then there’s really no point in sitting down. If we can’t have a conversation, then the rest isn’t going to be fun. I do like a woman that is very secure and sexy/exotic. She doesn’t have to be beautiful and gorgeous – just has to be something exotic, whether it’s your hair that’s wavy and crazy or a certain look that you have; the way you wear your clothes.
When did you visit Cuba last?
Last time I was there was 2001.
What Cuban artists should people get to know?
There’s a group called Gente de Zona, which means People of the Zone. They’ve got a record right now with Marc Anthony that’s huge and another with Enrique Iglesias. That’s a group to look out for. And El Micha. There’s so much talent down there, whether it’s people who are doing music or people who are painting. It’s just crazy. It’s like the Twilight Zone. You’re going from 2015 back to 1959. The culture down there is just so ready and willing to learn.
What are your favorite things about Cuba and Cuban culture?
It’s a very special culture. It’s a culture that’s been through a lot of history and created a lot of history. It’s a culture that’s always been moving the dial. There was a Vegas [Miami] that was born due to what went on in Havana in the 50s. When the revolution happened, that’s what spawned the idea. Everyone came to the United States one way or another, whether it was a boat, or however it may be. Now Miami is one of the meccas of not only the United States, but around the world. It just goes to show you what our culture is all about. It’s about building and creating a future, for your family.
Emilio and Gloria Estefan gathered the some of the biggest names in Latin music along with other celebs to create the official music video for We’re All Mexican.
The song and video is intended to symbolize that everyone can become victims of racism at any moment just as Mexicans are experiencing in recent times. We’re All Mexican celebrates the positive contributions of immigrants in the U.S. as a balance to the negativity being expressed publicly.
So as you can tell, We’re All Mexican was made to fight back against Donald Trump’s recent racist remarks about Mexicans.
The video features stars such as, Pitbull, Wisin, Thalia, Carlos Santana, Perez Hilton, Whoopi Goldberg, Gabriel Iglesias and more!
Throughout the video, clips and photos are shown of Desi Arnaz, Jennifer Lopez, Frida Kahlo and even Pope Francis.
The song and video has a We Are The World feel to it and it’s packed with star power!
Pitbull makes a three-second appearance in the video to say “Latinos Pa’lante y Pa’rriba”.
Take a look at the video below!
As you all probably know, Pitbull will be guest starring on FOX’s hit series Empire next month on October 7th! On the show, Mr. Worldwide teams up with Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, to sing a collaboration called, No Doubt About It, which is out now!
The music video for No Doubt About It was filmed at Hamptons at Boca Raton, FL on Saturday.
Check out photos from the set below! See more pics here.
From Pit and Jussie suited up, to the baby tiger sitting poolside, I think it’s safe to say, the music video is going to be amazing… there’s No Doubt About It.
Watch the official lyric video for the single below!
Pitbull’s new remix to Gente de Zona and Marc Anthony’s hit, La Gozadera, is out now!
In the remix, Pit adds on to the chorus and then raps his own verse. Pit’s parts in the song is mostly in English but he throws in some Spanish as well.
Considering the success of the original single, this Spanglish remix is sure to be hit!
Take a listen to “La Gozadera (Mr. Worldwide Remix)” below!
Read the article below!
In a week that finds him both enjoying the ongoing success of his album Dale and meeting with his team to lay recording plans for 2016, Pitbull shows no shortage of enthusiasm in discussing his upcoming “Time of Our Lives” multidate engagement at Planet Hollywood Resort. The Miami-born rapper performs seven dates between Sept. 23 and Oct. 7 at resort venue The Axis, adding him to the realm of Strip resident headliners and making him the first rapper in history to earn a Las Vegas extended engagement. It’s also happening during the final year of his seven-year plan for success, designated for “making history.”
“That’s definitely a part of making history right there, to even have this opportunity to perform in Vegas, because it’s something that I feel was … the idea was spawned and blossomed in Cuba, in Havana,” says the 34-year-old son of Cuban expatriates who named him Armando Christian Perez. Prerevolutionary Cuba’s tourism influenced the development of Las Vegas, and after Castro came to power many Cuban entertainers left the island nation for the Strip. “Vegas is something that is deeply rooted in culture for me and, I would say, my family, but to also be a part of what I would see as the (entertainment) elite in Vegas is amazing.”
It may have seemed an audacious goal more than a decade ago when Pitbull’s “Culo” was ubiquitously heard in Vegas nightclubs, but he has arguably made an indelible mark in the music industry and beyond. Dale is his ninth album and, due to its diversity of influences, serves as a metaphor for his hometown’s melting pot. He is in demand for endorsements, has his own brand of vodka, Voli, and an eponymous fragrance, hosted his inaugural New Year’s Eve television special in December and maintains a development deal for online content.
He can envision his name on Strip marquees for extended periods, though. “Obviously, that would be the goal, to have something permanent in Vegas,” says Pitbull. “But just to be able to have two weeks over there and really soak up the city, soak up the people, soak up the energy … for us on our career side it’s great. It’s only going to give us more ideas for records and opportunities, but more than anything it’s amazing to have this opportunity, and I’m still in awe about it.”
During his residency, Pitbull also plans to break ground on the Vegas version of his successful Sports Leadership & Management charter school in Miami. Florida recently made Pitbull its official tourism ambassador in recognition of his often-expressed civic pride, and politicians are rumored to have attempted to curry favor in advance of next year’s presidential primaries.
Pitbull has his eyes on a different prize, though. “Vegas is what it is now, and Cuba’s going to reopen,” he says. “I’m hoping to be the bridge between them, and be the one that performs in Vegas and also gets the chance to have a residency in Cuba once it completely opens up.”
Planet Hollywood Resort, 9 p.m. Sept. 23, 25-26 & 30, Oct. 2-3 & 7, $39-$169 plus tax and fee. 800.745.3000 Ticketmaster
(Source: Las Vegas Magazine)
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