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Top 10 Pitbull Songs

Who could've predicted that Pitbull songs would become a popular hip-hop staple on the American radio airwaves, particularly a sample-laden dance track that would later strike gold? Making music since 2001, the Cuban-American rapper from Miami -- formal name Armando Christian Perez -- first appeared on the scene as a guest artist on Lil Jon's 'Kings of Crunk' album. Soon after, Pitbull recorded several albums for the now defunct TVT Records. Then in 2009, independent dance label Ultra Records released 'I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)' and the rest is history. Here we list the top 10 Pitbull songs, as chosen by AOL Radio listeners.
'Shut It Down'
'Shut it Down', featuring Akon, is the fourth single from his latest album 'Rebelution.' The album was his first major label release and also the first release on Pitbull's own Mr. 305 Inc. label.
Pitbull Shut it Down
'Fuego' ('Fire' in English) is an album cut from Pitbull's 2006 release 'El Mariel.' The album was produced by Lil Jon, DJ Khaled, The Neptunes, and the Diaz Brothers. A remix of the song was featured in the video game 'Madden NFL 08.'
Pitbull Fuego
'Hotel Room Service'
Hoping familiarity equals success, this track mashes 'Rapper's Delight' by Sugarhill Gang, 'One and One' by 2 Live Crew, and 'Push the Feeling on' by Nightcralwers. The remix included vocals by Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger.
Pitbull Hotel Room Service
'I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)'
This was Pitbull's breakthrough hit. Originally released on the dance compilation 'UltraHits' in May 2009, it also appears on Pitbull's latest album 'Rebelution'. It was his first international hit, reaching the top 10 in Australia, France, Spain, Canada, Italy, The Netherlands, Germany and New Zealand. The song samples 'Street Player' by Chicago.
Pitbull I Know You Want Me
'Krazy', featuring and produced by Lil Jon, was the first single from 2009's 'Rebelution' album. Hurricane Chris, Fat Joe, Rick Ross, and LMFAO all make cameo appearances in the music video. This Pitbull song borrows a sample from the 2007 song 'Cream' by Federico Franchi.
Pitbull Krazy
'Mil Amores'
'Mil Amores' (A Thousand Lovers in English), a duet with reggaeton duo Master Joe and O.G. Black, is from Pitbull's 2005 remix album 'M.I.A.M.I.' (short for Money Is Still A Major Issue). The album also has Pitbull collaborating with Elephant Man, Ying Yang Twins, Nina Sky, and Pretty Ricky.
Pitbull Mil Amores
'Ay Chico (Lengua Afuera)'
This was the second single from Pitbull's 2006 album 'El Mariel'. The album title refers to the mass exodus of Cuban refugees who departed from Cuba's Mariel harbor bound for the U.S. in 1980. Thousands of Cubans landed in Florida seeking asylum including some of Pitbull's family members.
Pitbull Ay Chico
'Toma', featuring Lil Jon, was the fourth single from Pitbull's 2004 debut album, 'M.I.A.M.I. (short for Money Is A Major Issue)'. The original version was too explicit for radio because it referenced cunnilingus and other sexual acts.
Pitbull Toma
'The Anthem'
Once again teaming up with Lil Jon, this Pitbull song was the second single from the 2007 album 'The Boatlift'. The album also included duets with Jason Derulo ('My Life'), Jim Jones ('Sticky Icky'), Trina ('Go Girl'), Twista ('Candyman'), and Trick Daddy ('Dukey Love'). Pitbull's variety show on the mun2 cable network debuted the same year.
Pitbull Anthem
How fitting that the No.1 Pitbull song as chosen by AOL Radio listeners was also his first single. Soon after its release, Pitbull was added to the 2005 Anger Management Tour headlined by Eminem and 50 Cent. 'Culo' ('Butt' in English) is from his 2004 debut album 'M.I.A.M.I.'
Pitbull Culo

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