"Come what may, I feel like a winner. ", He moved to Medellín following the car chase and made the decision to get sober — and he has been drug and alcohol-free for over a decade. "That wasn't a good choice, because he came with [2004 Billboard Hot 100 smash] 'Gasolina.' I fell even deeper into addiction.". Nicky Jam Kids. He is famous for making romantic songs within the reggaeton genre. "Medellín gave me so much,” Nicky continued.

Joe is the son of Nicky and his ex-girlfriend, Janexsy Figueroa. Bad Bunny Goes Instagram Official With His Girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri, Sebastiana Yatra and Tini Stoessel Are Spanish #CoupleGoals, Bad Bunny Paid Tribute to Alexa Negrón, a Trans Woman Killed in Puerto Rico, See Where All the 'Great British Baking Show' Winners Are Today, BLACKPINK (Sort of) Can't Have Boyfriends Because of Their Management Company's Dating Ban, What Does Elvira Look Like Without Makeup? He went his way, I went my way — and ­obviously my way didn't go very well.". His children are three daughters by the names of Yarimar Rivera, Alyssa Rivera, and Luciana, along with one son named Joe Martin. Carolina’s Instagram profile has many pictures with their daughter Luciana.

He recreated his arrest in his music video for “El Ganador,” the first track on his "Fenix" album. At over 300 pounds, Nicky was jailed again, this time after taking police on a high-speed chase in a car flagged for repossession in 2008. Before his arrest, Nicky was also involved in a club shooting, according to El Ganador. In Nicky Jam: El Ganador, fans of the reggaeton star get a look back at his complicated life — from his struggles to addiction, reconnecting with his absent mother, and his time behind bars. Nicky Jam is a highly acclaimed American urban music singer and songwriter. Nicky Jam’s Kids. For Starters, She's a Redhead IRL, Here's Why Mariska Hargitay Briefly Left Us During Season 8. In the documentary, we get to know the background of Nicky, as well as his mother, father and sister. “It gave me back who I am: the person I am, the human being I am. After his release, Nicky and Daddy Yankee's friendship fell apart and the duo didn't reconcile until years later. I took it too seriously and made a whole song for him," Nicky explained to Billboard of his beef with Yankee. "My soul was dead. In Nicky Jam: El Ganador, fans of the reggaeton star get a look back at his complicated life — from his struggles to addiction, reconnecting with his absent mother, and his time behind bars. “But I’ve seen a whole different Colombia.”, He went on to lose 100 pounds, started collaborating with Colombian artists like J Balvin, and released his comeback song "El Perdon" in 2015, which translates to "the forgiveness.". This was not the only time Nicky shot someone. And although the names of many of his ex-girlfriends have never been disclosed, he does have four children out of these relationships. Nicky (real name: Nick Rivera Caminero) opened up about his time in prison and revealed that it did not inspire him to make music, but did the complete opposite. [I] looked stupid. Nicky Jam has been in several relationships in the past. According to the series, which you can watch on Netflix, Nicky spent six months in jail in Puerto Rico in 2002. 'People laugh when I say I came to Colombia and cleaned myself out of alcohol and drugs,” he explained. "Yankee felt like he was like my father. "I didn't write a single one," Nicky Jam said of writing songs in prison. However, his friend and Los Cangris partner Daddy Yankee paid off the victim and Nicky was never charged with a crime.
He was sentenced to six months behind bars, and thanks to record producer Raphy Pina, who paid his legal bills, he was released early. “Because I already fell, I’m no longer afraid," the lyrics to the song translate in English. According to the series, which you can watch on Netflix, Nicky spent six months in jail in Puerto Rico in 2002. Some of his work includes He is best known for hits such as “X”, “Travesuras”, “Te Busco”, “El Perdón”, “Hasta el Amanecer”, and “El Amante”, the latter three from his 2017 album Fénix. Nicky Jam: El Ganador . A lot of things inside of you die in prison. Who is Nicky Jam? Article continues below advertisement.

Nicky, 39, is an American singer and songwriter who was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Nicky continued to struggle with drugs and alcohol, his music career fell apart, and he gained a bunch of weight. In the show, Nicky, who was popping around 30 pills of Percocet daily, was at a hotel bar when he got into an altercation with a random patron  and shot him. The singer also has a 15-year-old son Joe Martin. The youngest daughter of Nicky was born in August 2012 and her mother is known to be Carolina Neito. Singer Nicky Jam stars in Nicky Jam: El Ganador, mini-series that focuses on his life from childhood in Puerto Rico to his career as an international music star.