Influences: Entire Fania Family, Marc Anthony, The Barrio Boyzz, The Police, Radiohead, Depeche Mode, U2, The Beetles, Michael Jackson, Journey, R. Kelly, Boyz Ii Men, Drake, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Eminem.
Angel Ramirez, was born & raised in Spanish Harlem (“El Barrio”) New York. This multitalented individual has made his mark in all facets of the entertainment industry. Angel has had success in both his music & film endeavors. It is evident that this charismatic, sultry, Puerto Rican tenor will inevitably become a Latin superstar that will capture the hearts of not only Latin America but also the world at large. Angel’s musical aspirations were realized when he became an instrumental member of the platinum recording group “The Barrio Boyzz.” It was here that Angel learned how to master his talent. He was not only a crucial part of the harmonious backgrounds, but a lead singer & writer for the group.
In fact, a Grammy award-winning artist known as Marc Anthony recorded one of Angel’s songs entitled “Te Amare.” It was also during this time that Angel & his fellow group members were able to grace the stage & recording studio with the ever-popular Tex-Mex superstar Selena to record a duet entitled “Donde Quiera Que Estes.” The Barrio Boyzz became the first Latin group to perform on the popular music television show The Soul Train. They went on to record eight albums & perform on stage with such artist like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, & Michael Bolton to name a few.
Although this platinum recording artist has enjoyed an exciting ride with this quintet, time has come for him to become the next Latin superstar he is destined to become. Aside from his musical accomplishments, Angel recently hosted a new talent search show for CBS, “Nueva Estrella Awards” along with the beautiful Jewelz Lopez who was the radio personality of New York City’s most popular radio station KTU 103.5 FM. She's also heard on Sirius Satellite Radio's premiere Rock Channel & Daddy Yankees syndicated music and talk program, On Fuego Radio.
After the taping of The Nueva Estrella show, he was invited to host a new Latin show concept for BET Networks entitled “Pasos Latinos,” which currently won an Emmy Award. He’s also had overwhelming success in film, theater, & television. He has landed several roles on major Hollywood feature films such as “Fort Apache The Bronx,” “Bustin’ Loose,” “I Like It Like That,” & Spike Lee’s, “Do The Right Thing.” In addition, Angel has made his mark on American television shows like, “Ryan’s Hope,” “The City,” & “New York Undercover.”
Though these are just a few of Angel’s credits, it is a clear indication that he acquires the necessary ingredients for the making of a superstar. Angel recently co-wrote a song named “Puro Corazon” with a Grammy award winner named Fernando O. Sorio & two of the previous members of Ny3 a group Angel was a part of two years ago. This song can be found on one of the top grossing reggaeton compilation albums of all times featuring the best of the best in the reggaeton market, such as Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderón, Don Omar, Wisin y Yandel & Evy Queen to name a few.
He now continues to work on a come back project that will allow him to finish what he started once before. Enabling the world to once again, fall in love with this "Boy From The Barrio," Angel Ramirez.