Eddy Herrera he became one of the most representative figures of merengue at the beginning of the 2000s. His great successes, such as “Tú tú tú tú ajena”, “Pégame tu vice” and “Remember”; They were the infallible of each party and they put more than one to dance.
Throughout his career, he has managed to turn his lyrics into great hits that, to this day, all lovers of this genre continue to enjoy.
In this note, we tell you what is in the life of the singer that has remained in force despite the years.
Eddy Herrera: important merengue icon
Eduardo José Herrera De Los Ríos, artistically known as Eddy Herrera, is a singer from the Dominican Republic and is considered one of the greatest exponents of merengue.
Eddy Herrera, after two and a half years of university studies, met Wilfrido Vargas, who invited him to be part of his musical group. Because of that proposal, he abandoned his studies and baseball, without the approval of his mother, to dedicate himself entirely to music.
Throughout his career, he has released innumerable songs, but it was with “Pégame tu vice” that he established himself as a worthy representative of the genre and achieved more international recognition. Later he released “Tú tú tú tú tú eres ajena”, another of the artist’s most emblematic songs.
VIDEO Eddy Herrera in recent years
After a series of presentations in Colombia and Costa Rica, in 2018, Eddy Herrera received recognition from the Colombian record company Codiscos for his 30-year career in music. He was also nominated for best tropical artist at the fourth edition of the Heat Latin Music Awards. In 2019, he paid tribute to Javier Solís through a video filmed in Mexico, which was published in DVD format. That same year, he premiered the song
“I dont believe it”.
In 2020, Eddy Herrera released the album “Eddy Herrera now”, with which he celebrated the Latin Grammy, obtaining the best merengue/bachata album mention together with Daniel Santacruz. In 2021, he presented the single “Now I am I”, which was widely accepted by the public.
VIDEO Eddy Herrera in “The Dominican Voice”
On the other hand, Eddy Herrera currently works as a coach for “La voz dominicana”, in which he is bringing his talent to direct many young people who aspire to become great artists.
Eddy Herrera in “The Dominican Voice”. Photo: Instagram
Did Eddy Herrera end up on the floor during the concert?
Eddie Herrera, “El Galán del Merengue” invited a fan to go on stage and dance along with his song “Si yo se lo pido” during his presentation at a nightclub in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).
However, in the heat of the dance, the interpreter of “Carolina” and “To sleep together” stumbled and ended up on the ground. The moment became a viral video, and even the singer shared it on his Instagram account on September 6.
Updated by Jael B.