Cuban-American rapper and songwriter Alexander Izquierdo, better known by the mononym Eskeerdo, was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida, a city in Miami-Dade County. At the age of 15, he dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. He began his career gaining attention, co-writing songs for chart-topping artists such as Rihanna, Kanye West, Marroon 5 & Fifth harmony. Thanks to his writing credits he has won two Grammy awards to date. In late 2014, Eskeerdo released his debut single “For the City” which became Miami Heat’s anthem and was featured in the team’s short film “Heat Na-tion.” In 2015, he released his debut EP, Eskeerdo, influenced by his hometown of Hialeah, which has the highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents of any city in the United States.
While working on his rising career as an artist, Eskeerdo continues to write songs and landed a placement with Fifth Harmony. “Work for Home” scored him a No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop and Rhythmic radio charts. Eskeerdo is back to business and gearing up to heat up the holidays starting with “Pretty Sure”.