El Fantasma Reveals Story Behind His Artistic Name at 2019 HipHopMagz Latin Music Awards: Watch

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Regional Mexican singer El Fantasma had a busy week at the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Week and Awards, where he was part of the “Renovarse o Morir” panel, and also an awards finalist.

“I’m happy of living this wonderful dream,” he said at the Billboard red carpet live stream, dedicating all of his success to his children and wife. “My family is my motor,” he says. “I have to continue working for them.”

Born Alexander Garcia, El Fantasma also revealed that his artist name is a nickname that was given to him by family and friends. “They all call me ‘El Fanta.”

The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of Billboard’s Latin Music Week, which took place on April 22-25 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.