Juan Ramos, better known by his stage name Juan Gotti, is an American rapper of Mexican descent, and member of Dope House Records. He raps in both Spanish and English.Billboard has called him "one of the pioneers of the West Coast Latin rap movement". Juan Ramos was born in Hillsboro, Texas and raised in Houston. He later moved to San Antonio. Gotti combines regional Norteño and Ranchero music with hip hop to create his signature sound. Some of Gotti's music was recorded in an attempt to promote peace between rival gangs, as the result of his change of attitude after being released from prison. His album No Sett Trippin was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2004. In 2005, his follow-up album John Ghetto debuted at #11 on Billboard's Latin Rhythm Charts, as well as #46 under the Top Latin Albums category. He has also received multiple nominations for Texas Latin Rap Awards, including a win for Artist of the Year in 2005.