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Austin Santos (born on December 23, 1985 in New York), known artistically as Arcángel and "La Maravilla" is a remarked singer from the new generation of reggaeton.
Son of a talented mother and dominican, inherits from her tropical music.
With humble home, Arcángel spends his fisrt years of life in New York.
Posteriority his mother moves to Puerto Rico for realizing her dream to sing, joining to the musical group of merengue “Las Chicas del Can en los anos 80”.
That's how Arcangel aspires to be a star so he can help his mother and accomplishing their dream that both shared, to be famous in the world of Latin music.
Over time Austin Santos falls in love with Puerto Rico.
Creating diferent musical styles and with a clear and straight vision, borns Arcangel that refelcts his life through his lyrics.
“Tempo” is his inspiration and example that helps him concrete his dreams.
Then Arcangel meets a talented young known in the reggaeton world as “De La Ghetto” with him they stablished a duo “Arcángel y “De La Ghetto” making various hits such as: “Agresivo”, “Sorpresa” and “Fanática”.
Their execution in this duo help them define their particular style, that rapidly idedntified them as being one of the best new reggaeton artists.
On December of 2006 the duo splits and both artists begins their musical careers in solitary.