Fito Blanko is a talented new artist from Canada whose charisma and passion have propelled him to the forefront of the Latin music scene.
2012 kicked off with Canada’s largest daily newspaper, the Toronto Star, giving Fito front-page coverage in its People to Watch 2012 feature. The Hit single “Pegadito Suavecito” (where he’s featured with Elvis Crespo) reached #1 on the Billboard Latin Tropical Chart in November 2012 and in 2013 Fito’s success continued with the signing to Pitbull’s label, Mr. 305 Inc. Immediately following Fito’s welcoming to the Mr. 305 inc Family, Fito was featured on Dj Chino (Pitbulls official Dj) single “Si Te Agarro” where it was nominated for Cancion del Verano in Premios Juventud 2013. Fito Blanko’s talent was most recently recognized with a Latin Grammy nomination 2013 for Pegaito Suavecito.
As the co-owner and president of Crown Loyalty Entertainment, run by some of Toronto's brightest young entrepreneurs, Fito has the support and know-how for advancing into the international spotlight.
His fresh style, signature voice and his ability to paint a picture with words will continue to showcase Fito Blanko as one of today’s most talented new artists.
Fito Blanko releases his newest single, "Meneo"
Latin Grammy nominated Fito Blanko releases his latest hit single, "Meneo" produced by Sensei Musica and Dj Chino exclusively on Univision.com today. "Meneo" uses a variety of tropical influences to relay the Universal message of Love & Dance. "Meneo' is a Spanish translation of the Caribbean term 'Whine' (move your hips in a circular motion) I remember going to community dance halls or basement parties and whining to soca/reggae music in Toronto. I want this song to bring back the nostalgia a word like 'Meneo' carries all over Latin America and the World, comments Fito Blanko."
Most recently, Fito has been a featured artist on DJ Chino's single "Si Te Agarro which was nominated for "Cancion del Verano" at Premios Juventud and on Elvis Crespo’s hit single “Pegaito Suavecito,” which reached #1 on the Billboard Charts and just nominated for a Latin Grammy this year.
Fito Blanko's talent as a songwriter transforms each piece of music into a feeling that resonates with fans as many can relate to the lyrics of each song he composes. Meneo paints the picture of images of sun, beach and palm trees. This song is a short get away while you're in your car driving home from work or dancing in the club with your friends. Fito Blanko's catchy lyrics and uptempo beat of Meneo is sure to impact the music charts and have you singing along!
2013 Premios Juventud (latin teenage choice awards) Cancion Del Verano (Song of the Summer) Si Te Agarro
2013 Premios Tu Mundo (Latin World Awards) Cancion Comienzas Fiestas (Best Party Starter Song) 'Pegadito Suavecito'
2013 Latin Grammy nomination - Best Urban Performance 'Pegadito Suavecito'
2013 - Latin Grammy Presenter
2013 International Artist Latino Caribbean Music and Entertainment Award
Premio Lo Nuestro 'Best Collaboration' 2014 Nomination
Pitbull’s Record Label Mr. 305 Inc signs rising star Fito Blanko Jan 2013.
Mr. 305 Inc is proud to announce the official signing of rising star Fito Blanko to its roster. Mr. 305 Inc is home to artists including Sensato, Angel & Khriz, and El Cata, amongst others. "We at Crown Loyalty believe teamwork and a strong support system are two integral parts of turning an artist into a brand. The whole Mr. 305 Inc staff has been very pro-active working side-by-side with us for the last two years and they understand our mission and goals. Joining Mr.305 Inc was something that happened naturally, and I feel very blessed to have a passionate team determined to win," comments Fito. "I am very excited to have Fito on board with Mr.305 Inc I have been managing Fito for 2 years now, and we felt it was time to bring him into the Mr. 305 family officially. In my opinion, Fito is an artist that can wordplay in the English & Spanish market in a way that is remarkably similar to the way Pitbull does," comments Robert Fernandez CEO of Mr. 305 Inc.