Pitbull is always on the move. Between this concerts, TV appearances, videos and whatever single his cooking up, Mr. 305 should really be called Mr. Everywhere.
Recently, he was in Miami shooting a video for his new single Greenlight when I was able to chat him with on the phone for a story about two South Florida concerts and his work with SLAM! (Sports Leadership Academy Management) high school in Miami, West Palm Beach and Henderson, Nevada. He's the schools' celebrity ambassador.
But I got to ask him which artists he'd like to work with since he's collaborated with pretty much everyone on the planet. To my surprise, he said Jay Z and the late Celia Cruz. Here's my story on Mr. Worldwide, whose real name is Armando Christian Perez.
Sun Sentinel features reporter. Former Boston Globe reporter. Author of Boston Boys Club, Beantown Cubans, Miami Manhunt, Take the Lead (Spanish version is Tomar La Iniciativa) and Looking for Providence. Book #6 in the works. THIS IS NOT A SUN SENTINEL OR BOSTON GLOBE BLOG but I do post my stories here and essays about my life. My email: email@example.com
Looking for Providence (my 5th novel, click on the image)
Ronnie thought he had everything he wanted, a guy he adored and job he loved. Then the economy tanked and he lost both. Newly single his adopted home of Providence, he learns to start over as a Business reporter. And his life makes a dramatic turn when he meets a handsome local executive who shows him his native Providence and maybe just the way to his heart....
Beantown Cubans (My third novel)
A witty, warmhearted novel of friendship, familia, and finding a place to call home--even in Boston where it's almost impossible to get an authentic Cuban sandwich (click on the image to order)
Tomar La Iniciativa (Spanish version of Take the Lead, my 4th novel (click on image)
EL POPULAR profesor universitario Gabriel Galán tiene un trabajo en Boston que adora, un amante joven y candente y un amigo que va por igual a los bares y a las noches de Star Trek. Pero Gabriel quiere más. Cuando su tozudo e independiente padre necesita ayuda para manejar su Parkinson, Gabriel carga con más de lo que esperaba, y su vida, que hasta ahora iba como la seda, está a punto de cambiar radicalmente cuando acaba colado por Adam, el instructor de danza terapéutica de su padre.
Take the Lead (English version)
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Boston Boys Club (my debut)
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Miami Manhunt (my second novel)
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CBS Boston interview where I talk about Parkinson's, dating, Miami and Boston