(Pit bull)

  • Born: January 15, 1981
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Musician









Pit bull is the common name for a type of dog descended from bulldogs and terriers. Formal breeds often considered to be of the pit bull type include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. The American Bulldog is also sometimes included. Mixed-breed dogs which physically resemble these breeds often get labelled as "pit bulls" by shelters. Additionally, the pit bull type is particularly ambiguous as a "breed" encompassing a range of pedigree breeds, informal types and appearances that cannot be reliably identified. Many of these breeds were originally developed as fighting dogs from cross breeding bull-baiting dogs and terriers. After the use of dogs in blood sports was banned, such dogs were used as catch dogs in the United States for semi-wild cattle and hogs, to hunt and drive livestock, and as family companions. Despite dog fighting now being illegal in the United States, it still exists as an underground activity, and pit bulls are a common type used.

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Any time I see anything moving onstage, I'm cautious about it. Time
As Americans, which I suffer from myself, we have ADD.
Every time I reach a new audience, that means I'm doing something right. Time
I already had three strikes against me. One, I have light skin. Two, I'm from Miami, which wasn't getting looked at at the time. Three, I'm Cuban. But now, I've made everything that stacked against me into a virtue. Time
I don't agree when the USA, that lives by a constitution, says, OK, just because you look this way, we're going to ask you for your documentation, or you gotta go back to your country.
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I look at this game from a different perspective.
I make music with no boundaries. Music, Chants & Rapps
I think of fans like a barbershop. I want that debate.
I won't perform in Cuba until there's no more Castro and there's a free Cuba. To me, Cuba's the biggest prison in the world, and I would be very hypocritical were I to perform there.
I work hard. But I play hard, too. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
If you continue to work hard, let that be the fuel to your fire. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm definitely someone who enjoys life and wakes up with a ball of energy. Life
I'm here to entertain.
I'm in the major league now.
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I'm taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive. Life
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Look, Pitbull is a product.
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My kids can't eat awards.
My owner is life and that's what I fight for. Life
One night I'll be in Los Angeles and it'll be a Latin crowd, and then another night I'll go to Fresno and it'll be an all-black crowd. To me, that's the beauty of the music. Music, Chants & Rapps
The people in Cuba, they know what I stand for, and there's a lot of people in Cuba that stand for the same. But they can't say it.
This industry is 90 percent business, 10 percent talent. Business, Commerce & Finance
When I get in the studio the idea is just to work and bang out as many as I can. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
With all the negativity going on in the world right now, people need an escape. When you give them a hit record or a great record, it allows them to escape for at least three to four minutes. They're not thinking bills or economy or immigration or war when you create that kind of ambiance. War & Peace
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