Diego Sanchez known as “YUNG CAZA” (born January 27th 1998) is a peruvian singer, songwriter, rapper, video director, editor and a social media influencer. He rose to prominence with his single “Aqui Sola” in 2020.
Diego Sanchez was born January 27 1998 in small town of San Martin De Porres, Lima Peru. He spent a significant part of his childhood in Peru until his mother with his older brother, migrated to the United States in 2002.
At age 8 he was singing and performing at local concerts with his older cousin. Much of his early influences were Shakira, Calle-13, Daddy Yankee and Juan Gabriel. Yung Caza moved to Jackson Heights, Queens NY in 2007 and found his true love for latin music there. There he felt at home with his true culture as if he never left his home country.
In 2017 Is when he decided to take music serious befriending people in the underground Trap Rock word. He first started with experimental screamo rap with influences such as XXXTENTACION, DMX and waka flocka flame. He released his single “Flex” on soundcloud which got him the attention of many major producers and artists. He performed in major events and festivals in NYC and Florida. Although with success in the underground rap scene, he states in a interview he “felt as if he was being someone he was not”. He true passion was latin music because of his upbringing.
Since he lived in Jackson Heights queens he was raised listening to Reggaeton. Many of his major Reggaeton influences were Daddy Yankee, Arcangel, Bad Bunny, De La Ghetto, Wisin y Yandel and Zion y Lennox. In 2019 He released the song Didadoo on soundcloud which accumulated more than 2 Million streams which got the attention of singer Akon. Yung Caza met with Akon in atlanta to discuss a potential deal. Akon offered him a deal but due to a cordial mutual understanding the deal was never signed. Yung caza spent the next few months after that writing for a couple big named artists in the latin industry. In January Yung Caza released his single “Aqui Sola” featuring Ase De rosier on Youtube which accumulated more than 300k views in the first month.
Aside from the music, his face has been known around due to his shock value videos. In a interview he states “he has gone viral for the wrong reasons but wants to focus on his music for now on”.