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Latino Daily News

Monday February 7, 2011

Meet The Latino Justin Bieber: Miguelito

At only 12 years old, Miguelito, this Puerto Rican wonder kid has become the heir to the reggaeton empire.

Miguelito has recorded 4 albums, collaborated with stars the size of Daddy Yankee, Divine and Tito “El Bambino,” and currently holds the record for the youngest person to ever win a Latin Grammy award. He was 9.

The young star has his own fashion line “Heir,” which has sold more than 3.5 million pieces through the “Me salve” retail chain in Purto Rico.  Heir is in the works for an expansion, and soon will add a line of baby clothes.

In addition, fans who wish to look exactly like Miguelito, can do so up to the hairdo, since Xtreme Gel is said to release very soon. Xtreme Gel is the Miguelito brand hair gel, specially designed for kids.

Also in the works is the video game “Miguelito’s Time Traveler,” designed by Global Games Entertainment for kids ages 5 to 11. Players will take the Miguelito character on a journey through space and time to save the world; “I never imagined that I’d be in a video game, but I was really moved that they would make a video game with my face, my image,” Said the young reggaetoner. Image

The artist has also partnered with the Dinax Corporation, to launch a line of Miguelito themed party goods including festive cups, plates, napkins, piñatas, banners, invitations and balloons. And it doesn’t stop here. 

The Moisty Skate and Park waterpark in Puerto Rico will have a Miguelito-themed summer camp in June and July, A concert by the teen will close the season. Also, Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas will feature a nine-day, eight-night Caribbean Christmas Cruise in December, which also will have its own Miguelito performance concert.

And as if that weren’t enough, Miguelito will produce the soundtrack as well as star in his first film, “Nadie Sabe Lo Que Tiene,” (No One Knows What They Have) written and directed by David Impelluso and Virginia Romero.