Don Omar to Release
Extended Version of "Meet the Orphans"
April 11, 2012 at 9:35 PM ET - LatinRapper.com news
Don Omar has announced the
release of "Meet the Orphans II, New Generation", the extended
version of his latest album, the hit "Meet the Orphans." The
new album includes the hit "Dutty Love" with Natasha Natti.
"Meet The Orphans" is the fourth full-length album by of Don
Omar, originally on sale November 16, 2010.
The title is inspired by Orfanato Music Group, the artist's
label, created with the idea of reviving "iDon" his previous
The album was released in
two editions: a standard with 14 songs, and another with 19
tracks amongst which the standout "Danza Kuduro" was the first
of all, was the "Dance kuduro", first of all, "Huérfano
de amor," the first cut, which was followed by " Taboo" and "Estoy
Enamorado." After it went on sale on the internet came along
the singles "Hookah", "Good Looking", "El Duro" and "Ángeles y
Among the artists who collaborated on the album are Danny
Fornaris, Kendo Kaponi, Syko, Plan B, and Zion & Lennox, in
addition to producers Lunny Tunes and Eliel, and French rapper
of Portuguese origin Lucenzo, the creator of the track that
gave birth to "Danza Kuduro."
The video of the album's first single was filmed on the island
of St. Martin, and was directed by Canadian Vincent Egret,
while the clip "Taboo" was filmed in the same Caribbean
location but shot by Marlon Peña.
In addition to getting great reviews by the press, the album
debuted in second place in the Top Billboard Latin Albums, at
number one on Billboard's Latin Rhythm Albums, and eighth
place on the Billboard's Top Rap Albums. According to
Universal Music Latino, "Meet The Orphans" went Platinum,
certified after their first week of sales.
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