El Alfa is one of the most-giving rappers in the world. His net worth is not billions like the Kanyes of the world. Yet, he tries to give back as much as he can. El Alfa is a public philanthropist. He participates in charities, delivers clothing, foods, toys, and more and to low-income residents. The Dominican rapper got his fame thanks to Coche Bomba single.
He rose to fame thanks to singles like Muevete Jevi, Tarzan, and Coche Bomba. Born in 1990 in Santo Domingo, he performed in some of the most prestigious venues in the world. For example, he performed at the Madison Square Garden.
In the past few years, El Alfa collaborated with famous artists like Cardi B, Yandel, Darrel, and more.
Career Ups and Downs
El Alfa started rapping when he was just 11 years old. The Dominican Republic rapper had some initial success with hits like Coche Bomba and Muevete Jevi.
In 2015, he received criticism for insulting the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic in a music video. After that, he got sentenced to 15 days of community service. Part of his sentence was to clean the Plaza de la Bandera and sing the national anthem for two hours. He also had to hand out educational pamphlets about the founding fathers at traffic lights.
2015 was one of the most successful years for the rapper. He embarked on a massive tour, performing in more than 30 cities in the United States. His hits stole the show everywhere he appeared, including the Madison Square Garden.
In 2017, after several years on the scene, El Alfa finally released his debut studio album. Titled Disciplina, the 8-track project features several famous artists. For example, for the Mi Miami single, he collaborated with Cardi B. The album also represents a change of style for the Dominican rapper. For this album, he put a focus on romantic songs.
In 2018, El Alfa celebrated his 10-year career with a concert at the Palacio de Los Deporters Virgilio Travieso Soto. This made him the first Latin Urban artist to sell out the venue. The same year he collaborated with artists like Annual AA, Bad Bunny, and Nicky Jam for a couple of songs.
Over the years, he used his popularity and success to help the community. He does charity for Dominican youths. The rapper helps deliver toys, school supplies, and sports equipment to less privileged children.
At the Soberano Awards, El Alfa won the Best Urban Artist thanks to his song Suave, Mi Miami, and TecnoBow. During his acceptance speech, the rapper dedicated the award to God, his country, and his family.
Critics classify his music as dembow music. It is a musical rhythm originating in Jamaica. Some say it is a form of reggaeton.
So far, he released three albums, Disciplina, El Hombre, and El Androide. El Alfa net worth as of June 2020 is $500,000.
His most successful album is El Hombre, peaking at Number 6 on the US Latin chart. As for his best single, Que Calor featuring J Balvin peaked at Number 13 on the US Latin chart. Mi Miami peaked at Number 42 on the US Latin chart.
His real name is Emmanuel Herrera Batist. He got married to his wife Alba Rosa. Together, they have two children.