Popular Puerto Rican rapper, Daddy Yankee was reportedly robbed of $2.3-million worth of jewels after a man posing as him, instructed hotel staff to open the room’s safe for him.
The robbery which occurred at a hotel in Spain was confirmed by the artist’s press office in a tweet Thursday.
“The press office @daddy_yankee confirms that the artist has been a victim of robbery while he was outside his hotel in Valencia, Spain. A law firm has already been hired and no further declarations will be given so as not to hinder the investigation in any way,” the translated tweet read.
The BCC reported that a man posing as Daddy Yankee instructed staff at the Meliá Valencia Hotel, where the real Daddy Yankee was staying to open the room’s safe.
The rapper reportedly discovered the missing jewels Tuesday night and contacted authorities.
According to the report, two rooms were robbed one with the safe containing the jewels and the other with thousands of dollars in cash.
Daddy Yankee whose real name is Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez is famous for a lot of songs including his 2017 collaboration hit “Despacito.”