Khalid Rivera reverts back to the strong vocal sounds and reverts back to the sounds of Ibiza and Manchester’s Hacienda club. Calling Mr. Rivera a potential pop star masks his full abilities as a performer. He is a triple threat with soaring voice, dance and acting skills. His musical influences are Prince, David Bowie and Kylie Minogue.
Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, he approached the music scene as a precocious performer. He appeared in the Broadway shows, THE CAPEMAN and JUAN DARIEN. He attended the Professional Performing Arts School where he performed in Duke Ellington’s 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall. He has done numerous tours, television, festival and club appearances. He has also been featured on numerous magazines and websites worldwide. His favorite moment was singing the National Anthem in Madison Square Garden for the WNBA's, NY Liberty. Khalid currently stars in two independent feature films, Poultrygeist and D 4 Delivery. They have been shown in numerous film festivals worldwide including Cannes Film Festival.
The first two singles, EVERY NITE and SALVATION, from his self titled debut album, played in numerous clubs and radio stations worldwide. His stage work has heavily informed his showy, theatrical, and magnetic video performances. He is no stranger to the music video market. His video for the sparkling SALVATION made the #1 spot on LOGO’s, The Click list video countdown. It was also the #9 video of 2009 on LOGO. The viewers also loved his spot for the soulful, EVERY NITE. The video was #1 for 3 weeks LOGO, BPM TV Canada and made LOGO’s, Top 10 Video Of The Year countdown two years in a row.
Khalid Rivera self released his pulsating single, WHO DO U LOVE. It bends the rules of gravity to find one heart's desire with the relentless beats, whistling synthesizers, and throbbing, insistent bass. It was added on several music video networks, record pools and radio stations worldwide. It made the top 20 Masspool's, Dance / Crossover / Top 40 / Underground Breakouts chart, in May 2010. It charted at #31 on the One Nation Under A Groove: Mix Show Top 100 Traxx! It was #9 video of 2010 on LOGO as well. Who Do U Love also made it on the top 10 finalists: 2011 USA Songwriting Competition, for best Dance/Electronica song. Exclusive remixes were done by the world famous Gustavo Scorpio, Klubjumpers, DJ Greek & DJ Zilos and Aaron Carl
Khalid is now signed with Music Plant Group. He released his brand new single, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. It is produced/written by Billboard Chart topping recording artist, Georgie Porgie. It is heating up the airwaves, charts, video networks & clubs worldwide! So far the single has charted on #1 in the North East Dance music chart, #10 Maemetti House Club World Chart & #10 on the King Of Spins/Media2Radio chart. Remixes are done by Tod Miners, Edson Pride, G Cavelle Project & Georgie Porgie. He has recently been nominated for Best Dance Artist in the Indie Music Channel Awards.
Khalid Rivera is a proud member of Actors Equity. The sky is the limit…