Ramón Lavado Martínez, best known as “Chacal” in the entertainment world, is considered one of the most important figures of the recent Cuban musical movement. He has positioned himself as the quintessential author of the Urban-Cuban genre that has infiltrated the world.
At an early age, Chacal began to get involved in the Hip-Hop movement of the island, becoming one of the most prolific young talents. His multiple abilities and incredible intensity when performing on stage quickly earned an immense following in the island, as well as, the respect for the musical community.
Chacal who is considered to be “El Mas Completo” (The Most Complete) artist of his generation. He reached international success outside of Cuba as a solo artist with projects such as “Chacal & Yakarta,” and with the help of DJ Iamchino, Yandel and Pitbull, “Ay Mi Dios” was released in the summer of 2016 and exploded around the world. This song reached the top of the radio charts worldwide including # 1 on Billboard for several weeks, it was roughly written by 10 years prior by Chacal when he never expected to be such a smash hit. Today, the “Ay Mi Dios” video has collected more than 459 Millions of views on YouTube and over 241 Million streams on Spotify, as well as taking home a Premio Lo Nuestro for “Best Urban Collaboration” and nomination as “Latin Song of the Year” at the iHeart Music Awards. The world has only had a taste of Chacal but the best is yet to come from this versatile and multifaceted artist. Chacal is currently finishing the musical arsenal of his highly-anticipated project, where he has collaborations with artists of international level with a variety of sounds crossing musical genres.
He recently just finished his European tour called #CalentandoEuropa, where he performed in Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Germany which was also the first introduction to new fans of Chacal for the first time. 2017 was closed with concerts throughout the United States to feed the perpetual appetite his fans have for his music, Chacal is focused on 2018, a year full of well-being and greater growth in his artistic career.