Romeo Santos is coming to the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Friday April 6, 2018, at 8pm. You cannot miss this event! Buy your tickets!
Who: Romeo Santos
Biography EXCERPT: ALL MUSIC
Romeo Santos is a bilingual bachata singer/songwriter who rose to fame in the 2000s as the lead vocalist of world-renowned boy band Aventura prior to embarking on a chart-topping solo career in 2011.
Born Anthony Santos on July 21, 1981, in the Bronx, New York, he got his start as a singer in the choir of his church before co-founding Aventura with his cousin Henry Santos and brothers Lenny Santos and Max Santos. Originally known as Los Tinellers, the teenagers made their full-length debut with Trampa de Amor (1995), followed by Generation Next (1999), their first album as Aventura.
Fusing bachata with R&B and hip-hop, Aventura broke through to mainstream success with the worldwide chart-topping smash hit “Obsesión,” from their third album, We Broke the Rules (2002). Subsequent albums Love & Hate(2003), God’s Project (2005), K.O.B. Live (2006), and The Last (2009) were chock-full of similarly styled hit singles. With nine Top Five hits on the U.S. Latin singles chart to their name, Aventura officially called it quits in 2011, as Santosembarked on a much-anticipated solo career.