About Michael F. Ellis
”’Michael F. Ellis”’ (born May 12, 1959) is a Panamanian record producer and founder of New Creation Entertprises (established in 1987) along with associate David Uriel in Manhattan, New York (47 Charles Street), where artists such as Edgardo Franco (aka) “[El General]”, Smooth the Hustler, Pesos, Tricky, El Profeta, Calito Soul, Owie Irie and Frank Bent (aka) “Killer Ranks” were born. Michael Ellis is responsible for the genres RegRapBlues, [Reggae_en_Español|Spanish Reggae] and Reggaeton.
Michael F. Ellis produced the smash hits as “El Gran Pana”, “El Maestro”, “Son Bow”, “Buduff Kun Kun”, “Te Ves Buena”, “La Quemé”, “El Paré”, “No Mas Guerra”, “Wine Your Body”, “Cross The Border”, “¿Que Pasa Nena?” by Carlos Miller (Carlito Soul), “Do That to Me One More Time”, “Caramelo”, “Mermaid Body” and “Killing you Suave” by Killer Ranks in association with Warner Brothers.
Michael F. Ellis is the pioneer of Spanish Reggae, founder of the Reggaeton movement and winning producer of “La Gaviota de Plata” at the Festival de la Canción de Viña del Mar, en Chile, the biggest honor in Latin music, Grammy Award winning producer of “Gran Pana”, “El Maestro” and “Muevelo, Muevelo (also [[MTV Video Music Award – International Viewer’s Choice]] Video of the Year 1992.)”, The Premio lo Nuestro award from 1989 – 1993.
New Creation’s reach expanded far from the streets of New York and the borders of the United States. In 1988 New Creation Enterprises was the first record label to record Reggaeton in Puerto Rico with titles such as, “Yo Quiero Un Amor” by El Profeta, “Ingles y Espanol” by Owie Irie, “Te vez Buena” and “Tu Pum Pum” by El General and “Hombre Murio” by Killer Ranks.
[Producer Michael F. Ellis and El General win “La Gaviota de Plata” at the Festival de la Canción de Viña del Mar, en Chile.|Producer Michael F. Ellis and El General win “La Gaviota de Plata” at the Festival de la Canción de Viña del Mar, en Chile.]
Other titles from the Spanish Reggae genre includes “The Best of Spanglish Reggae Vol. 1” produced in in Creation Studios in 1998 by Michael F. Ellis, Kazey Ellis and Derrick Barrnett, also with this release given birth to the term “Spanglish” created by Michael F. Ellis meaning a mixture of english and spanish lyrics. Streaming from New York to Puerto Rico in association with Prime entertainment, Michael F. Ellis laid the foundation for the widespread Reggaeton movement seen today.
Michael Ellis promoted and marketed Reggaeton to the world with the help of Freddy Beras Goico (Santo Domingo), Hector Marcano (Puerto Rico), El Show de La Condesa (Purto Rico), Tony Pabone (Ritmo Records), Nando Alvarechi (Radio Personality), Luis Pisterman (Former Vice President of WEA Latina),
Eddie Batiste, DJ Gungui Rivera, Denis The Menace, Phillip Smart, DJ Sting, Sly and Robbie, Computer Paul, Charles Richards, Michael McDonald, DJ Lee Majors, DJ Waggy T, Bobby Konders, Bobby Reese, DJ Prince Ice, Bobby Brown, Gil Bailey, Clinton Lindsey, Steve Power, Don Francisco, El Bacan Bacan (TV Show Host), Ralph McDaniels (TV Personality), Irie Myrie, Raphael “Folfo” Camacho, Specialist Dillon, Andre Holiman, Chubby Jimenez, Chino Estrella, Father Barney, Davhed Levy, George Lewis, Paul Marshall (Entertainment Attorney), Don King (Promoter), Mel Haber (Owner of Sun Finance), Luis Del Busto (Radio Programmer), Andre Carson (Radio Programmer), Eric Clark, Jimmy Delgado, Carlos Marine (Ecuador), Mario Villacorta (El Salvador), Donna Tonaso (Nicaragua) and Jesus Lopez (Former VP of Latin North America at BMG International) all played a role in marketing and exposing at the time, the mostly unknown genre of Reggaeton.
Michael F. Ellis’ mentor Melvin Haber (owner of KC and The Sunshine Band) once said to him “Life is what you make it, you always have to discipline yourself to achieve your goals, a wise man is a holy man and a knowledgeable man is a force of empowerment”. His other mentor Don King once said to him “Once you have freedom, there is nothing you can’t accomplish, there is no wrong in not knowing, what is wrong is…knowing that you need the knowledge and not accquiring it….Only in America, God Bless America”.
|Te Vez Buena (Remix)|
|Cross The Border|
|Buduff Kun Kun|
|El Gran Pana|
|No Mas Guerra|
|Wine Your Body|
|Una Vez Mas feat. Carlos El Grande|
|Regresa Mi Amigo|
|Chip Rap Chap|
|Amor De Pobre|
|Rica Y Apretadita|
|Las Chicas (Version Banda Reggae)|
|Latinos A Ganar|
|Bolla La Wity|
|Do That To Me One More Time|
|Ugly Man Retreat|
|Killing You Suave|
|Ride On The Rhythm|
|Proud To Be|
|El Baile Del Mayoral|
|El Canal De Panama|
|Alav A JEHOVA|