Javier Gutiérrez, better referred to as Mala Fe, was created in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Deeply in love with music from a age, Gutiérrez started his daily practice regular of congas and tone of voice at age eight. He proved helpful faithfully on his build, dreaming of your day when he could sign up for his brother’s music group, La Tropa, an organization that specific in perico ripiao, the folkloric precursor to modern-day merengue. Gutiérrez shortly joined up among the group’s percussionists, who had been known because of their complicated rhythmic breaks. His knowledge of the complicated and idiomatic design provided Gutiérrez many advantages, and he relocated to Santo Domingo when he was 16, likely to start his professional profession. Already a fantastic conguero, it wasn’t problematic for Gutiérrez to acquire use merengue groupings in the administrative centre town. His professional debut emerged a short while afterwards with La Banda Salvaje, and quickly thereafter, Grupo Bongo, with whom he was presented with his first flavor of worldwide touring. It had been also during this time period that Gutiérrez branched out and started to find out piano, composition, and different vocal designs. His single debut album beneath the moniker Mala Fe premiered in 2000. Con Su Loquera (Sony International) strike the graphs, peaking at quantity five on Billboard’s Latin/salsa graphs. Mala Fe shifted in 2001 towards the effective New York-based J&N Information, a innovator in merengue and exotic music information. Mala Fe quickly established himself like a hero among the brand new York homosexual community along with his vivacious stage shows and his daring cover of “Pluma Pluma Homosexual.” The strong recording cover of his 2006 launch, Me Liberé, garnered very much attention, creating him as you of few performers unencumbered with a sexually traditional genre.