David Sánchez Badillo, musician of rap and reggaeton genres and better known as Tempo, was born in 1979 in Puerto Rico.
His debuts as a composer in New York
When he was 5 years old, his family moved to New York, where he lived for 4 years. After that, he moved back to Puerto Rico , where he attended a music school Escuela Libre de Música Juan Morell Campos for several years. In 1989, when he was just 11 years old, he began composing rap songs, inspired by his environment. That is also when his talent as a drummer was revealed.
His debuts as a singer
Thanks to DJ Joe and the album "DJ Joe 4" he could establish himself as a rapper. But this music partnership collapsed due to financial problems.
After Tempo moved back to the USA in 1998, he started working together with DJ Playero, who, in turn, introduced him to another rapper Mexicano, who offered him to work on various songs from "Entre el Bien y el Mal" production. This record brought him great success in Puerto Rico.
His first record: "Game Over"
Due to this success, he received an offer from Buddha's Production record company to produce his own first album "Game Over". It involved the work of such musicians as Mexicano, Mc Ceja, Héctor y Tito and Gastam y Ghetto. After the release of this album, he was awarded a gold record.
The second album: "New Game"
In the year 2000, Tempo realized his second project: "New Game" record in cooperation with Maicol y Manuel, Baby Rasta y Gringo and Gastam y Ghetto with Buddha's Production. " New Game" turned Tempo into one of the most important Hip-Hop-singers of Puerto Rico, besides he was awarded another gold record.
His most recent production, "Tempo Exitos", is a sampler with such songs as "Ven y vuela", "Balas", "Dónde están las girlas" and totally new songs like "Amén", "Ahora si mami" or "Verme mal a mi" that have never been released before .
Tempo currently has some controversies with Master Joe & OG Black and Daddy Yankee, to name a few.
Tempo, the young rebel
At the age of 23 he defines himself as a young rebel, unhappy with the society and criticizing those, who do not take rap seriously, because doing business with record companies in this musical direction is considered to be most profitable.
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