Gabriel Antonio Cruz Padilla (born 1980) in Puerto Rico, popularly known as Wise (or Wise "The Gold Pen", formerly Wise Da' Gangsta), is a composer, singer-songwriter and reggaeton producer from Puerto Rico. He began his musical career in 1993 at the age of 13 when he composed "Hasta El Sol De Hoy" for the salsa musician, Edgar Joel.
He is best known for his work in the reggaeton genre, with compositions including "Mayor Que Yo", "Down", "Noche De Entierro", and "Te Regalo Amores". As a solo artist, he released three studio albums between 2004 and 2014, as well as a live album in 1998 and three compilation albums between 1997 and 2003.
Wise is known in the Latin music industry as "The Gold Pen". In his career as a composer, having written fifteen songs, eleven have reached first place in the Billboard Magazine charts in four different categories: Hot Latin Song, Latin Rhythm Airplay, Latin Tropical Airplay and Latin Pop Airplay. These fifteen song also reached 27 positions among the top 10 of these charts.