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René Pérez

Composer | * 02/23/1978 (42) | Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
René Juan Pérez Joglar (born February 23, 1978), known professionally as Residente (often stylized as Resīdεntә), is a Puerto Rican rapper, writer, filmmaker, and also one of the founders of the Puerto Rican alternative rap group Calle 13. He has won four Grammy Awards and 25 Latin Grammy Awards -- more than any other Latin artist. He studied art for 8 years and has directed some of his own music videos. His lyrics have earned him the respect of many music colleagues and critics and have even been studied as part of school and university courses. He has been recognized for his social contributions and serves as the face of campaigns for UNICEF and Amnesty International. He has consistently defended education in Latin America and the rights of indigenous peoples. In 2009 he referred to the governor of Puerto Rico Luis Fortuño as an "SOB" for laying off more than 30,000 public employees. In November 2015, Residente received a recognition award in Barcelona at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates forum due to his commitment to social awareness and for promoting peace. ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for René Pérez

Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Song 2x Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Music Album Latin Grammy Award for Record of The Year Latin Grammy Award for Best Alternative Song

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Movies with René Pérez as Actor(3)

Movies with René Pérez as Crew(6)

Directing/Director2017 Residente
Sound/Music2017 Residente
Visual Effects/Animation2005 Zompi
Art/Set Decoration??? The Twilight People

Additional Information

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Full Name: René Pérez
Citizenship: Puerto Rico
Born: Thursday, 02/23 1978 (February) in Hato Rey (current age: 42 years + 3 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Member of: Calle 13
Spouses (current/former): Soledad Fandiño
Siblings: Visitante, iLe
Other names for René Pérez (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"René Pérez Joglar"
"Residente Calle 13"
"Residente" (Pseudonym)
"René Juan Pérez Joglar"
René Pérez frequently works together with these people:
Eddie Romero (3x, Crew)
Rubén Blades (2x, Actor)
Glorimar Seijo (2x, Crew)
Quique Rivera (2x, Crew)
Gabriel Coss (2x, Crew)
John Ashley (2x, Actor)
Pam Grier (1x, Actress)
Rebecca Adorno (1x, Crew)
Willie Denton (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:405790, Added: 09/02/2018, Last updated: 01/29/2020