Reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee announces new album, tour followed by retirement

Daddy Yankee has surprised his fans by telling them that he’s retiring by the end of the year.

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The reggaeton superstar who hails from Puerto Rico told his fans that after 35 years in the spotlight he’s retiring at the age of 45.

But there is new music coming out before Daddy Yankee calls it quits.

“Today, I’m announcing my retirement from music by giving you my best production and my best concert tour. I will say goodbye celebrating these 32 years of experience,” Daddy Yankee said, according to USA Today. “I’m going to give you all the styles that have defined me, in one single album.”

His final album “Legendaddy” has been released and he’s embarking on his “La Última Vuelta” world tour.

The U.S. leg will start in Portland on Aug. 10 and end in New York on Sept. 20. His final concert will be in Mexico on Dec. 20, People magazine reported.

“Legendaddy” is Daddy Yankee’s first studio album since “Prestige” was released in 2012.