“Daddy Yankee Announces Retirement from Music to Live for Christ”
In a shocking announcement, reggaeton star Daddy Yankee declared an end to his artistic career following his fifth concert ‘La Meta’ in Puerto Rico. The 46-year-old artist expressed his decision to embark on a new journey, dedicating his life to Christ.
In a heartfelt message to his fans, Daddy Yankee shared, “For a long time I tried to fill a void in my life that no one could fill. I tried to fill and find meaning in my life. Sometimes I appeared to be very happy, but something was missing to make me complete. And I have to confess that those days are over.”
Acknowledging the influence of faith in his life, he proclaimed, “I recognize and am not ashamed to tell the whole world that Jesus lives in me and that I will live for Him.”
Daddy Yankee’s decision to retire from music and focus on his spiritual journey is a significant shift from his successful music career. He emphasized, “A story is over and a new story is going to begin, a new beginning.”
As he transitions to this new phase in life, Daddy Yankee expressed his gratitude to his fans, urging them to follow Jesus Christ. He also thanked Puerto Rico for its support and expressed his desire to share his newfound faith with the world.
This announcement comes as Daddy Yankee joins a growing number of urban artists, including Héctor ‘El Father’, Farruko, and Voltio, who have chosen to leave the music industry to follow the Gospel. Despite his decision, Daddy Yankee’s impact on the music industry remains undeniable, with his hit song ‘Despacito’ continuing to be a global sensation.
During his final concert, Daddy Yankee was joined by fellow artists Luis Fonsi and Rauw Alejandro, creating a memorable performance for his fans.
As fans and industry insiders process the news of his retirement, Daddy Yankee’s legacy as a pioneer in reggaeton music will continue to be celebrated, while his new journey as a man of faith begins.