Latin pop singer Richard Lugo was created in NY and raised in Miami. Kid of Dominican Republic-born Latin music promoter Richard de Jesús Lugo and Altagracia Maritza Lugo, the youthful artist began performing at his primary school, while signing up for a vocal group. At age 13, after taking part in a skill competition, Richard Lugo was presented to article writer/manufacturer Dallas Austin, who agreed upon him up, documenting his first demonstration in 1999. A calendar year later, the vocalist had the chance to open up for BBMack, afterwards, touring alongside O-Town. In 2001, his melody “Increase” was utilized by GAMBLING on the Superbowl.