In a break with
tradition, Norwegian Cruise Line has picked a godfather rather than a godmother
to christen its newest ship, Norwegian Escape.
The choice is
Miami-based musician Pitbull, who will also perform at the ceremony scheduled
for Nov. 9.
performed at the inaugural ceremonies for Norwegian Getaway when it was
introduced in Miami in February 2014.
announcement, Norwegian said the selection of Pitbull as the ship’s godfather
"reinforces Norwegian’s nontraditional cruising that focuses on freedom
and flexibility for guests.”
Norwegian Getaway’s godmothers were the Miami
Pitbull is a stage name for Armando Christian Perez. The
rapper and record producer has sold 6 million albums and 70 million singles,