MADRID (AFP) – A thief who pretended to be Daddy Yankee stole two million euros (S$three.1 million) in jewels from the reggaeton star’s resort room secure in Spain, his representatives and native media stated on Thursday (Aug 9).
The 41-year-old singer – finest recognized for his catchy summer time dance track Despacito, which he performs together with fellow Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi – “was the victim of a robbery while he was out of his hotel in Valencia” in japanese Spain, his representatives, Nevarez PR, stated in a Twitter message.
“No more statements will be given so as to not to hinder the investigation in any way,” Nevarez PR added.
The singer himself made no point out of the theft himself on social media, the place he has thousands and thousands of followers. Reggaeton is described as a music style which originated in Puerto Rico in the course of the late 1990s and is influenced by hip-hop, Latin American and Caribbean music.
Ramon Luis Ayala, higher referred to as Daddy Yankee, reported the theft of diamonds and gems from his resort room secure to police on Tuesday evening, on-line native newspaper Las Provincias reported.
A spokeswoman for native police in Valencia confirmed it was investigating a theft of jewels and money from a resort within the Mediterranean metropolis on Tuesday however declined to determine the title of the sufferer.
According to Las Provincias a person who introduced himself as Daddy Yankee, reggaeton’s best-known title, requested a resort worker to open the secure within the singer’s room.
He then took two million euros in jewels from the room.
The man additionally took jewels and money from different resort rooms the place members of Daddy Yankee’s crew have been staying, in line with the paper.
Police questioned Daddy Yankee and his crew, in addition to resort workers and inspected the room, however didn’t discover fingerprints or different clues, it added.
Daddy Yankee gave a concert in Valencia on Sunday as a part of a European tour.