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Tego is a featured fighter and a playable character in Def Jam Icon.

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Tego Calderón was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1972. He grew up in Rio Grande and Carolina, areas of Puerto Rico that maintain some of the strongest Afro-Caribbean influences on the island. Throughout his childhood Calderón was exposed by his parents to the ground breaking music of salsa legend Ismael Rivera, as well as to Latin jazz. Determined to take his place in the music world, Tego explored a diversity of musical influences, transforming himself into an accomplished musician as well as vocalist. He attended the Escuela Libre de Música of Puerto Rico, where he concentrated on percussion studies, while also mastering composition and lyrics.

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Tego is seen in one cutscene along with Kano, in Build a Label mode, supporting Troy Dollar's Label, but was never fought. He's is playable in Throw Down mode.

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Characters From Def Jam Icon
Main Characters: Playa · Curtis Carver · Troy Dollar
Crooked Cops: Wheatly · Greer · Boyd
Unsigned Artists: Big Boi · E-40 · Ghostface Killah · Jim Jones · Lil' Jon · Mike Jones · Paul Wall · Redman · Sean Paul · T.I. · The Game · Young Jeezy
Other Artists: Bun B · Fat Joe · Kano · Ludacris · Tego
Other Fighters: Big Herc · Dae Dae · Dr. Chang · Fast Hal · Gooch · Johnny Nunez · Stan · Wink
Unplayable: David Jacobson · Rocsi · Rush · Tiny
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