Recognized to reggaeton fans world-wide as Magnate, 1 / 2 of the favorite duo Magnate & Valentino, Ramon Oliveira was created Oct 24, 1982, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The next of four brothers, Oliveira showed an aptitude for vocal music in early stages. A devoted hip-hop fan along with a enthusiast of reggaeton through the genre’s origins, the young designer made his documenting debut in 1998 alongside friend Valentino for the compilation Warriors, Vol. 2. As Magnate & Valentino gained a reputation like a popular up-and-coming act, these were presented on even more underground mixtapes and compilations such as for example Gargolas, Vol. 3, The Movement, and Da’ Cream IV. Magnate & Valentino had been a well-established preferred by enough time the reggaeton genre transitioned from grassroots to mainstream. Magnate & Valentino’s debut record, released by VI Music, to enter the market in 2002. Rompiendo un Hielo continued to market over 50,000 copies, getting at quantity 14 on Billboard’s Latin Pop graphs. The years that adopted ushered in not merely two even more hit information with Valentino entitled Sin Limite (2003) and Before & After (2006), but additionally collaborations using the genre’s biggest hitmakers, including Glory, Nicky Jam, Alex Gargolas, and Eliel, to mention just a few. As the even more visible, popular 1 / 2 of Magnate & Valentino, Oliveira was provided a shot in a solo recording by Common Music’s metropolitan Latin label Machete Music. His debut record, Progresivo, strike racks in January of 2007.