So Who is 'Krippy Kush" Rapper Farruko Anyway?

He's a rising Latin star you may want to get to know

December 14, 2017
Puerto Rican singer Farruko attends to Univision's 28th Edition of Premio Lo Nuestro A La Musica Latina at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, US, 18 February 2016.

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Chances are you've probably heard the remix of "Krippy Kush" by Farruko, featuring Bad Bunny, RvssianNicki Minaj, and 21 Savage.

Check out the official video below if you haven't yet... trust us, it's a banger.

We're excited for the upcoming video, too, which Nicki herself teased on her Instagram.

And y’all BETTA not come for dem struggle notes I was hittin either. ----. #KrippyKushREMIX wit my boo @farrukoofficial @badbunnypr @21savage VIDEO BOUT DONE!!!! Who READY?!??! Y’all NOT!!!! Trust! All my btchs is HERMOSA! S/o to all my Spanish barbies ---- cpl more days til it drop. -------- “hey, don’t be feeling up on me” @brettalannelson bwahhahaahaaaaaa. BTS by my Jewish King @grizzleemusic -- he always got his sista! Yes my babies @kimblehaircare & @officialsheiks always making Barbie live up to her true Barb potential. ----

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#KrippyKushRemix VIDEO is on it’s way. @farrukoofficial ------ #NickiDaNINJA

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So who is Farruko anyway? Well, we were curious ourselves, so we decided to investigate. Here are a few things we found out that you may want to know about the rising Latin Trap star. 

26-year-old Carlos Efren Reyes Rosado was born in Puerto Rico and began his career in music in 2009. He dropped his first album, El Talento Del Bloque, in 2010, and featured a guest appearance by the iconic Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Jose Feliciano on the track "Su hija me gusta." 

According to Wikipedia, he credits MySpace with helping to jumpstart his career. He's gained quite a bit of fame working alongside some of the Latin music scene's biggest names, including Bad Bunny, J Alvarez, Daddy Yankee, and more. As Latin trap and reggaeton becomes more popular, many English-speaking hip hop stars are jumping  at the chance to collaborate with Farruko, Bunny, and many others, all in an effort to bring fans together.

And if you were wondering why his stage name reminds you of 5th grade, that's because he says it's inspired by Egyptian pharaohs.