Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, better known as Anuel AA, was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, on November 27, 1992. He is one of the main exponents of the Latin trap genre. Since 2012, Anuel has signed with Maybach Music (under Spiff TV), a record label founded by American rapper Rick Ross and also works with rappers Meek Mill, Wale and French Montana.
The first mixtape of Anuel, "Real Hasta la Muerte", was released in 2016, and contains the songs "Soldado y Prophet" ft. Ozuna, Almighty, Ñengo Flow and Kendo Kaponi, "Yesterday", "The Chance" ft. From La Ghetto, Arcangel and Ozuna, "Armao 100Pre Andamos", "Coronamos" ft. Lito Kirino, "Tu Me Enamoraste" ft. Almighty, Lary Over, Brytiago and Bryant Myers, and "Nunca Sapo".
On April 3, 2016, Anuel had a gun possession after leaving a nightclub in Puerto Rico. His fans have since created the "Free Anuel" campaign to ask for his release.
Anuel's father, José Gazmey, is also a musician and was vice president of A & R at Sony Music in Puerto Rico. His father was responsible for signing the artist Tempo to Sony.
On May 12, 2018, Anuel AA was released, after being two years, one month and nine days, but returned to prison 22 days later, until he completed the remainder of his sentence. On July 17, 2018, Anuel AA finally got out of prison, served her 30-month sentence and an album was released on the same day, "Hasta la muerte".
After it was in the freedom of the university, participated in various collaborations, including these together with Tekashi, '6ix9ine'. The issue went to digital platforms on August 31, 2018. Guilty.