Also famous as a tennis player, Kalimete is a merengue vocalist from the Dominican Republic who made his debut in 2002 with the single "Dominicano de Pura Cepa." Born Ramfis Reyes in Azua, Dominican Republic, he began his musical career as a vocalist alongside his brother Gary in the group L.G. Connection. In 2002 he made his full-length solo album debut with Kalimete, followed by Código 5 in 2003. Several years passed before Kalimete returned with the live album Unplugged (2007) and De Otro Planeta (2008), the latter of which scored a couple hit singles with "Taka Taka" and "Como Ella Lo Baila." In 2010 he scored a couple more hit singles with "Mezcla Sensual" and "Ella No Ta en Eso," and released the album Sin Miedo.