37-year-old Puerto Rican urban singer Cano El Bárbaro has reportedly been shot to death. His body was found on Friday with several gunshot wounds on the PR-60 highway, kilometer 2, in the direction of Humacao towards Las Piedras.
The singer became known in the urban genre in 2015 with the single “Nerd”, along with the Puerto Rican reggaeton musician and composer Benny Benni.
In 2019, it released “They don’t have a rifle”, along with Pacho El Antifeka, an almost premonitory song in which some parts of the lyrics say “those who want to kill me” or “they speak of my death to hunt me down”.
The interpreter, who also collaborated with exponents of urban music such as Yomo, Cosculluela and Kendo Kaponi, was preparing a new album.
Cano El Bárbaro was shot while driving a Can-Am Maverick vehicle, black from the year 2021.
His murder is one of the five recorded by bullets in the last 24 hours in different municipalities of Puerto Rico, where crime has increased considerably this year.
According to the police summary of last weekend, up to that moment 594 murders had been recorded on the island so far this year, 84 more than in 2020.
There have also been several multiple murders, the eleventh of which took place on December 7 in a neighborhood of Cidra, in the center of the island, where five people died in a shooting.