, given name Carlos Efren Reyes, is a reggaeton and Latin pop singer from Puerto Rico. At the age of 16, he began to post his songs under his stage name to MySpace. His first single, Sexo Fuera Del Planeta
, gained thousands of followers. Due to his massive success on the Internet, he came to the attention of Puerto Rican radio and music industry executives, who enlisted his vocal talents for other artists. His debut studio album, El Talento Del Bloque
, was released when he was 18 and became a huge success. After a second album as well as touring throughout Latin America and the United States and establishing large fan bases in locales such as Venezuela and Colombia, Farruko returned to recording in 2014. To date, he has released six albums and has been nominated for Latin Grammy Awards several times. In 2017, he returned with his sixth studio album, TrapXficante
, a fusion of reggaeton and pop urban with Latin trap.