Miguel A. Duran, Jr. (born September 24, 1981) better known by his stage name Fuego, is an American singer, songwriter and founder of Fireboy Inc./Sauce Gang. He attended school for a couple of years in the Dominican Republic and absorbed the culture there. In the late 1990s, Fuego formed part of a group called 3men2 with friends and his brother. After the group split, Duran met DJ Menace, one of the first local DJs to play Latin music and introduce Reggaeton to the Washington, DC Area. Menace booked Fuego, helping to get exposure in the area.
In 2005, he was signed to Chosen Few Emerald Entertainment, Inc. In 2008, Fuego scored his first big hit "Mi Alma Se Muere", which was the lead single from Chosen Few III: The Movie. "Mi Alma Se Muere" Remix featuring Pitbull and Omega was released later that year, the song peaked at No. 22 with over 24 weeks on the Top 100 Billboards Tropical. In December 2009, his single "Que Buena Tu Ta" featuring Deevani peaked at No. 2 on the Top 100 Billboards Tropical for 12 weeks.
In June 2010 Fuego released "Una Vaina Loca". By 2011, the song became an international hit with more than 30 million plays on YouTube.