Daddy Yankee’s public declaration about his faith and his decision to dedicate his life to preaching the word of Christ has garnered praise from several well-known followers of Christianity, including Yuri. The renowned reggaeton artist made the announcement during his recent concert at the Puerto Rico Coliseum, where he urged his fans to follow Jesus Christ and proclaimed that “Christ loves you.”
Yuri, known for hits like “Maldita Primavera,” spoke out in support of Daddy Yankee’s decision during her concert at the National Auditorium. She commended the artist for openly acknowledging the spiritual void in his life and the newfound purpose he has found through his faith.
This public display of faith by Daddy Yankee is not the first time a prominent artist in the urban music scene has made a radical shift towards Christianity. Two years ago, Farruko surprised fans by asking for forgiveness for the messages in his music, and artists like El General and Héctor ‘El Father’ have also made similar transformations, leaving public life to become pastors.
Yuri’s emotional reaction to Daddy Yankee’s proclamation highlights the significance of a high-profile artist expressing such deep religious sentiments.
While some applauded Yuri’s message as meaningful and impactful, others criticized her for delivering it during a concert. Nevertheless, Daddy Yankee’s revelation has sparked conversation and reflection on the intersection of faith and music within the urban music genre.