Pitbull Takes Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame


The Cuban-American Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, has received the 2,584th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this Friday. Pitbull was encompassed by fans and friends including Uncle Luke, Tony Robbins, and Lil Jon during his ceremony.

The rapper said in a thank-you speech to all of his fans and family members for supporting him to become “Mr. Worldwide” and gave thank all guy’s who work hard for this country for a better future.

“I use these platforms to speak to you all and for you all to understand that for me, it’s never been about money, it’s never been about fame – it’s been about a journey… It’s about our culture. It’s about coming from nothing to something. It’s about being the prime example of what the American dream is and what it embodies.”  said Pitbull during the ceremony. He continued, “To be up here it just goes to show what happens when you’re focused, when you work hard, when you believe in yourself, and when you go against all odds. And if there’s on thing I never understood it’s no. Losing to me is just another opportunity and failure to me is just another lesson learned.”

Pitbull has 9 billion YouTube Vevo views, 70 million single sales, 6 million album sales, and his social media presence speaks to nearly 90 million people daily – was mentioned during the ceremony.

As a Cuban-American it was not easy to become “Mr. 305″ without knowing the language. The singer said, Especially coming from a family that came to this country without knowing the language, they didn’t know anything…but they fought and always kept moving forward. But when people talk crap about us Latinos and they know nothing…they need to shut up.”

Pitbull continued, “And if there’s on thing I never understood it’s no. Losing to me is just another opportunity and failure to me is just another lesson learned.”

Pitbull gave a big thank you message to his mother said, “I want to say thank you to my mother because she taught me one thing, it’s the most important thing in life, she taught me how to survive,” he said. “To teach them how to go against all odds and see that nothing could stop them as long as they believe in themselves and do right by others.”

The 35-years-old singer focus his eyes just getting started and fan’s are waiting for surprise.


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