El Chapo de Sinaloa

Not to be confused with "El Chapo" Guzmán.
El Chapo de Sinaloa
Birth name Ernesto Pérez
Origin Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico
Genres Norteño
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, actor
Years active

1995 – present: Singer, songwriter

2016 - present: Actor
Labels Paloma Records
Website www.elchapooficial.com

Ernesto Pérez (born in Badiraguato, Sinaloa) better known by his stage name El Chapo de Sinaloa (Spanish: The Shorty from Sinaloa), is a Mexican norteño/banda singer and actor.

He first played with local groups at age 11 as a clarinetist. Later, he learned to play bass, and found work as a session musician with regional Mexican labels.[1] In the 1990s he signed with EMI Latin and launched a solo career. Since then he has released over a dozen albums, which have been successful both in Mexico and the United States; he has recorded for Sony Discos and D Disa. His 2007 album Te Va a Gustar was his most successful in America and was nominated for a Latin Grammy. Perez lives in Forest Park, GA.





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