Armando Christian Perez was Born January 15th, 1981 in Miami, Florida, Pitbull was born to Cuban parents and started rapping as a teen. He began appearing on other hip hop artists' albums and released his top twenty debut in 2004. ... In 2011, Pitbull reached the top ten with his album "Planet Pit" and had his first number one single.Jan 30, 2012
AS A KID
HI I'M Armando Christian Perez or PITBULL AS A KID
He said he chose his stage name of Pitbull because the dogs "bite to lock. In 2001, Pitbull was signed to Luther Campbell's Luke Records by Jullian Boothe,He attended South Miami Senior High School before graduating from Miami Coral Park High School, where he focused his career on rapping. Fernandez introduced Pitbull to Lil Jon, hoping to secure the rapper a small guest intro spot on Lil Jon's upcoming album Kings of Crunk.In 2004, Pitbull released his debut album M.I.A.M.I., with the lead single being "Culo" produced by Lil Jon and the Diaz Brothers.
AS A TEEN
On October 26, 2015, Pitbull released a new single titled "FREE.K", which samples Adina Howard's "Freak like Me" in the chorus. n 2012, Pitbull was involved in an advertising campaign with Walmart, in which the Walmart store that received the most Facebook "likes" from June 18 to July 15, 2012, would have Pitbull visit and put on a show there.On May 19, 2015, Pitbull launched a new radio channel on Sirius XM Radio, called Pitbull's Globalization Radio, which is centered around Rhythmic, Dance/EDM, and R&B/Hip-Hop product from artists from around the world.