Who was Paco El Antifeka, Daddy Yankee’s best friend, killed at 42 in Puerto Rico?

Daddy Yankee acknowledged the affection he felt for him and recalled the moments of friendship when his musical career was just beginning.

Yesterday, reggaeton singer Daddy Yankee shared on his social networks the sad news that one of his best friends, known as Pacho “El Antifeka,” was murdered at 42 years of age; according to information provided by different media, the reggaetonero was found lifeless inside a vehicle parked in the Plaza Tropical center, located in the municipality of Bayamón, Puerto Rico, it is presumed that his body had multiple gunshot wounds.

The sudden death of Neftalí Álvarez Núñez, better known as Pacho “El Antifeka,” caused commotion within the reggaeton world since he was considered one of the pioneers of the genre, according to Daddy Yankee‘s statements, he showed his passion for the urban genre from an early age.

Who was Pacho “El Antifeka”‘?

The reggaetonero began his musical career as part of the duo Pacho & Cirilio in 2013, standing out for his unique style and captivating lyrics. However, in 2015 he decided to follow his path as a solo artist, leaving a significant mark in the industry. His musical legacy was embodied in his first solo album titled “All-Star Game” or “Más duro que ayer,” as it featured collaborations with artists such as Rauw Alejandro, Nicky Jam, Arcángel, Wisin & Yandel, among others.

The passing of Pacho “El Antifeka” has generated a significant impact in the music industry, especially among his friends and colleagues. Rauw Alejandro, who collaborated closely with the artist on his album, shared an emotional message on his social networks where he highlighted the strength of the singer’s family and assured that his music and legacy would endure in time.

In previous photographs, the late singer explained that he had new musical projects. Photo: Instagram/@pacho_alqaedas
The late singer explained in previous photographs that he had new musical projects. Photo: Instagram/@pacho_alqaedas

In the same way, Daddy Yankee affirmed that Pancho became one of his best friends when they were both very young. Through his post on Instagram, he talked about the authenticity and loyalty that characterized the late singer in the same way he wished for strength in his family and asked his followers for respect before this fact. Meanwhile, Pancho’s Instagram account is still active, and several posts have been made acknowledging the integrity of his death.