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PITBULL - 20 Things You May Not Know About Mr. 305!

See PITBULL August 23rd at the New York State Fair!

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    Pitbull's real name is Armando Christian Perez. Photo: Splash News
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    He played basketball in high school. Photo: Splash News/Shutterstock
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    Some of Pitbull's influences include Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, and Nas. Photo: Splash News/Everett Collection/Shutterstock/Getty Images/WireImage
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    The 305 recited in many of Pit's songs stands for the area code in Miami-Dade County, Florida, where the rapper was born. Photo: Marquisphoto/Shutterstock
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    His first mainstream song was 'Culo' featuring Lil' Jon. Photo: Getty Images
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    He's always dressing to the nines! Photo: Splash News
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    He also goes by Lil' Chico or Mr. 305. Photo: Splash News
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    He decided on the name 'Pitbull' because 'they bite to lock. The dog is too stupid to lose. And they're outlawed in Dade County. They're basically everything that I am. It's been a constant fight.' Photo: Quicksnap Photo/Shutterstock
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    He's collaborated with EVERYONE including Marc Anthony, Kelly Rowland, LMFAO, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul, Lil Jon, Pharrell, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, Daddy Yankee, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera. Photo: Splash News
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    Lindsay Lohan tried to sue him over the lyrics in his song with Ne-Yo, 'Give me Everything.' Photo: Splash News
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    Pitbull celebrates his birthday on January 14th, making him a Capricorn. Photo: Splash News
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    He's an Obama supporter! Photo: Splash News
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    Pitbull was the host of his own Spanish-language program on the cable channel Mun2 titled La Esquina. Photo: Mun2
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    Pitbull and Diddy launched the clothing line Bad Boy Latino in 2005. Photo: Getty Images
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    He has three kids... Photo: Getty Images
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    ...one boy and two girls! Photo: Splash News
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    He wants to be the next J-Lo! 'I'm not here to exploit our culture - I'm here to empower it, and I want to build a brand like Jennifer Lopez.' Photo: Getty Images
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    He enjoyed getting slimed at the 2013 Kid's Choice Awards. Photo: Getty Images
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    He won an iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Collaboration with Ke$ha and their song "Timber." Photo: Getty Images
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    Pitbull's song "Oye" was featured on the soundtrack to the film 2 Fast 2 Furious.