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Interview with Deorro – DJ, Musician, Songwriter, Producer! #99

In This Episode

We interview Los Angeles-born and bred producer Deorro. A globally-certified, chart-topping, platinum-selling artist who has transcended musical styles, international borders, and broken cultural barriers. Deorro was announced to be featured during the half-time show of the MexTour’s match in Dallas on May 28th when la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol will play against Nigeria. La Federación Mexicana de Fútbol also announced its first ever anthem produced by DJ Deorro.

Our Special Guest – Deorro – DJ, Musician, Songwriter, Producer!

For over a decade, Los Angeles-born and bred producer Deorro, or Erick Orrosquieta by name, has transcended musical styles, international borders, and broken cultural barriers with his
genre-defying expertise. Deorro is now a globally-certified, chart-topping, platinum-selling artist.

After releasing his firstIn 2013, “Yee” was his first major label release with Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings and became an international success. Deorro crossed over into the mainstream landscape in April 2014 with his single “Five Hours” and it went on to become a worldwide success charting in multiple countries including a #8 spot on SNEP official French Singles Chart and peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Dance Airplay chart. The success of the single lead to him having a guest cameo on MTV’s Teen Wolf, and a commendable ranking in DJ Mag’s Celebrated Top 100 DJs annual poll at #19. His Spanish hit “Perdoname” featuring DyCy and Adrian Delgado, it has beenstreamed over 53 million plays and won Best Latin American DJ at the EMPO Awards and now stands as a 2x Platinum record.

In 2015, Deorro teamed up with Grammy Award-winning R&B icon Chris Brown for “Five More Hours.” Where the collaboration would receive more than 19 global certifications, 330 million Spotify streams, and over 200 million YouTube views and counting. A proud Mexican-American and voice for the Latine music community, his Latin/EDM hybrid single “Bailar” is now an 8x Platinum-certified hit that went on to win Latin Billboard’s Tropical Song of The Year along with a subsequent recording with esteemed musical legend and performer Pitbull.

Deorro signed to Ultra Music for his 2017 debut album Good Evening which brought together the sounds, styles, and influences that levitated him to fame. The album ranked high in the Apple Music Dance Album charts around the world, including #1 in two countries, #4 in France, #19 in Australia, and reached the Top 50 in Apple Music’s overall chart across six countries.

With releases spanning major labels like Interscope, Spinnin’ Records, Mad Decent, and more,
sync deals with 22 Jump Street, Zac Efron’s We Are Your Friends, and MTV’s Teen Wolf,
additional collaborations with Steve Aoki and Diplo, and appearances at globally-esteemed
festivals like Tomorrowland, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Parrokavile and World Club Dme in Germany and performances at venues like Shrine Auditorium, an ongoing residency at Marquee
Nightclub Las Vegas, an official Super Bowl afterparty for The Los Angeles Rams, a partnership
with the Men’s Mexican National Soccer Team, and appearances across Ibiza, Deorro is a
certified asset to the greater dance music community and beyond. After a nomination for Premio Lo Nuestro’s 2021 DJ of the Year, Deorro’s commitment to challenging the status quo in modern electronic music is unrelenting, while taking a step toward his roots in Latin music. With a fearless dedication to crafting intercultural hits and dissolving the boundaries of geography with music, 2022 is expected to unveil Deorro’s sophomore studio album and debut Latin album, ORRO along with performances at the Hollywood Palladium, Story Nightclub Miami, EDC Mexico and Las Vegas, Lollapalooza Argentina, Chile, and Brazil, Escapade, and so much more.

DJ Deorro was announced to be featured during the half-time show of the MexTour’s match in Dallas on May 28th when la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol will play against Nigeria. La Federación Mexicana de Fútbol also announced its first ever anthem produced by DJ Deorro.

 

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