Barrio Fino

Daddy Yankee - Barrio Fino
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 59 ratings
2004 Ratings: #231
Liked by 3 people
July 13, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Reggaeton, Latin Rap / Genres
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Daddy Yankee deserves a lot of credit for the success of Barrio Fino, for his charisma, energy level, and command of the proceedings are well evident and often infectious

Rolling Stone

Start here for an action-packed entree to the genre's rougher pleasures.


Yankee rides roughshod over beefed-up digital reggae rhythms, the emphasis pushed on low-rent electronics and sharp, biscuit-tin snares.



Yea I don't have much to say about this album. I was surprised to see the other half of the Despacito duo on this list, but with how influential this album is for latin rap music on the charts, the placement makes sense. Especially with acts like Bad Bunny that have been passed the torch of Reggaeton. The "messiah of reggaeton" often backed by Luny Tunes production brings a whole lot of energy on all fronts of the listen, in delivery and production. Since this is a ... read more



There is no doubt that this record right here changed the landscape of popular music to come. This album, specifically the hit single "Gasolina", introduced reggaeton to the world, allowing Latin hits to top charts worldwide. This brought forth a new generation of pop music, ultimately allowing modern artists like Bad Bunny and J Balvin to cement their place. And of course I can't go without mentioning THE song of 2017- "Despacito" featuring none other ... read more


you ever get depressed so hard you shave your pubes but you realize you dont have a razor so you try using a tiny pair of scissors but then it just looks weird? thats how listening to this album feels

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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. King Daddy
  3. Dale Caliente
  4. No Me Dejes Solo
  5. Gasolina
  6. Like You
  7. El Muro
  8. Lo Que Pasó, Pasó
  9. Tu Príncipe
  10. Cuéntame
  11. Santifica Tus Escapularios
  12. Sabor a Melao
  13. El Empuje
  14. Qué Vas a Hacer?
  15. Salud y Vida
  16. Corazones
  17. Golpe de Estado
  18. 2 Mujeres
  19. Saber Su Nombre
  20. Outro

Year End Lists

#44/Rolling Stone
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Added on: August 15, 2014