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Calle Ocho 2009 Entertainment

Quesvia -16 & Yessica Salazar-17-sisters, dance to the sound of RAP music at the Calle 8 Carnaval.
Quesvia -16 & Yessica Salazar-17-sisters, dance to the sound of RAP music at the Calle 8 Carnaval.

By Aurora Rodriguez

Here’s a look at who is performing where at the street festival. Check maps at the festival for showtimes

Brooke Hogan

Hulk Hogan’s daughter – of reality television fame for VH1’s Brooke Knows Best show – will bring her flashy sense of fashion and platinum-blonde locks to the Power 96 stage in an effort to showcase tunes from her upcoming yet to be titled album and hits from her last 2006 solo album effort, Undiscovered.

Where: 17th Avenue, Power 96 stage

Shaggy

The Kingston, Jamaica based artist brings his blend of dancehall and pop reggae tunes to the Power 96 stage. Expect classics such as the 2001 single, Wasn’t Me, and tunes from his most recent album, Feel the Rush.

Where: 17th Avenue, Power 96 stage

Kevin Lyttle

Seeking some music that’ll make you shake it with some fast-paced drumbeats? Then check out this soca artist from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines who hit it big with the dancehall calypso ballad Turn Me On.

Where: 17th Avenue, Power 96 stage

Baby Rasta y Gringo

Ready for some reggaeton beats? The Puerto Rican duo promises to keep the men dancing and the ladies swooning with their performance. Expect hits such as El Carnaval  to take over the Univisión 23 stage.

Where: 27th Avenue, Univisión 23 stage

Fat Joe

The rapper of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent has collaborated with divas such as Jennifer López and Thalía, and will be brining his ryhming and rhythm chops to the stage. Expect hits such as the catchy ode to a particular urban dance move, Lean Back.

Where: 22 Avenue North, Coca Cola stage

Pitbull

Did you really think Pitbull wasn’t coming back this year? Miami’s his playground and Calle Ocho his party. Expect some serious booty shaking once the Miami-bred, Cuban-American rapper performs his ode to a lady’s derriere and fast-paced Ay Chico (Lengua Afuera), among other hits, to a legion of adoring local fans.

Where: 22 Avenue North, Coca Cola stage

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