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20 Things You Didn't Know About Pitbull

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    Pitbull's real name is Armando Christian Perez.
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    He played basketball in high school.
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    Some of Pitbull's influences include Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, and Nas
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    The 305 recited in many of Pit's songs stands for the area code in Miami-Dade County, Florida, where the rapper was born.
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    His first mainstream song was 'Culo' featuring Lil' Jon.
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    He's collaborated with EVERYONE including Marc Anthony, Kelly Rowland, LMFAO, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul, Lil Jon, Pharrell, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, Daddy Yankee, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera.
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    He decided on the name 'Pitbull' because 'they bite to lock. The dog is too stupid to lose. And they're outlawed in Dade County. They're basically everything that I am. It's been a constant fight.'
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    He also goes by Lil' Chico or Mr. 305.
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    He's always dressing to the nines!
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    Lindsay Lohan tried to sue him over the lyrics in his song with Ne-Yo, 'Give me Everything.'
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    Pitbull celebrates his birthday on January 14th, making him a Capricorn.
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    He's an Obama supporter!
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    Pitbull was the host of his own Spanish-language program on the cable channel Mun2 titled La Esquina.
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    Pitbull and Diddy launched the clothing line Bad Boy Latino in 2005.
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    He has three kids...
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    ...one boy and two girls!
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    He wants to be the next J-Lo! 'I'm not here to exploit our culture - I'm here to empower it, and I want to build a brand like Jennifer Lopez.'
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    He enjoyed getting slimed at the 2013 Kid's Choice Awards.
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    He's up for five Billboard Latin Music Awards!