Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago (born November 27, 1992) known professionally as Anuel AA, is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of the Latin trap movement. He won 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards Artist of the Year, New.

Anuel AA was born on November 27, 1992, in Puerto Rico. Sony Music in Puerto Rico and was friends with the rapper Tempo. Gazmey studied at the Catholic school Colegio María Auxiliadora which was located in Carolina. Ever since his early teen years, Gazmey showed great interest in music and in 2009, he decided to become a rapper, securing a deal with the record-label Maybach Music Group.