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Music: Pitbull
aka: Pit Bull
He can't promise tomorrow, but he promises tonight. Dalé!
WHOOOOOOWEE!
Pitbull's introduction in every song he appears in.

Pitbull, aka Armando Christian Peréz (born January 15, 1981), is an American rapper, songwriter, world traveler, and producer from Miami. He is of Cuban descent, and his family arrived in the United States after the Mariel boatlift. He began gaining popularity outside the local and underground scene during the latter half of the 2000's.

As usual, you can find the basics about his career at The Other Wiki.

Albums:
  • M.I.A.M.I. (2004)
  • Money is Still a Major Issue (2005) (remixes from M.I.A.M.I. and unreleased songs)
  • El Mariel (2006)
  • The Boatlift (2007)
  • Rebelution (2009)
  • Armando (2010)
  • Planet Pit (2011)
  • Original Hits (2012) (compilation of pre-Rebelution hits)
  • Global Warming (2012)
  • Meltdown EP (2013)
  • Global Warming: Meltdown (2013)
  • Globalization (2014)

Tropes Associated with Pitbull:

  • Berserk Button: Don't diss the Miami heat. Otherwise he'll write a song just for you, dissing you and saying about how he IS Miami. See The Villain Sucks Song below.
  • Boastful Rap: Good luck finding a Pitbull song in which Pitbull doesn't rap about how much money he has/how awesome he is and doesn't give a crap about the haters.
    • Except "We Are One (Ole Ola)", the 2014 World Cup theme song, which you may or may not count considering what it was made for.
  • Catch Phrase: WHOOOOOOOWEEE!. You hear this right before he starts pretty much every verse he sings.
    • Also, "Dale"! ("Let's go" in Spanish). He ends many of his verses with this phrase.
    • He calls himself Mr. Worldwide multiple times in most of his songs.
  • Covered in Gunge: At the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013. Dumped on him by Christina Aguilera.
  • Dream Team: Several examples; with Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Chris Brown, Marc Anthony (not that one!), Shakira, and Ke$ha.
  • Drinking Game: Take a sip every time Pitbull does any of these in one of his songs:
    • Calls himself "Mr. Worldwide".
    • Or "Mr. 305", or gives mention to Miami.
    • Yodels "WHOOOOOOOWEE!" before a verse or during the song in general.
    • Says "dalé".
    • Gives a shout out to the other guest act(s) in his song.
    • Talks about his money.
      • Finish your drink if he says "Now pay me" (i.e. We Run the Night and Shut It Down).
    • If the song is about having sex with women.
    • Mentions not caring about the haters.
    • Talks about how he turned his life around.
    • Take two sips if he's the guest act of the song.
    • Take two sips if he mentions wanting to be cremated and thrown into the ocean after he dies.
    • Take a sip if he mentions some random place
  • Fun with Acronyms: In a way. His debut album, M.I.A.M.I. stands for "Money is a Major Issue."
  • Informed Flaw: Pitbull was born with a type of localized paralysis in the nerves in his left cheek, making it very difficult to stretch the skin when he talks. Despite this, he's actually overcome this and can speak normally.
  • Intercourse with You: Quite a few of his songs.
  • Large Ham: Can get there quite heavily in his songs, most notably this from "Back in Time"
    Pitbull: "Don't you know I don't give a NUMBAH TWOOOOOOO?!"
  • Only in It for the Money: Pitbull makes it clear that he values making money above most things. This is most jarring in his guest verse in Havana Brown's "We Run the Night" where he ends it with "Now fuck you, pay me." Depending on what station you hear the song on, that line may be edited out. The same line is said in his collaboration with Akon, "Shut It Down".
  • Running Gag: There are jokes about how he only make "feat songs".
    I don't sing in the shower anymore, fearing that Pitbull want to make a song.
  • Stuffy Old Songs About the Buttocks: "Culo"
  • The Villain Sucks Song: "Welcome to Dade County" is this to Lil Wayne, who had gone on a scathing rant about the Miami heat in early 2013. Not only does Pitbull defend his hometown and warn Lil Wayne not to do it again, but in the outro of the track he mentions that's it made worse by how the citizens of Florida paid respect to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
  • A Wild Rapper Appears: The case in a lot of his songs. Especially jarring example in Usher's "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love".
  • Wolverine Publicity: AND HOW! Most of his exposure on the radio is from being a guest rapper for other artists more than his own songs.
P!nkTurnOfTheMillennium/MusicJoel Plaskett
OFWGKTAMusicians/Hip Hop RapProfessor Elemental

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