Born in NY and raised in Puerto Rico, Robi Rosa got involved with music even though he was a kid, hearing the Beatles and local salsa works. Nevertheless, Rosa began playing addresses of traditional hard rock and roll and rock songs, taking part in a music group known as Admir before he became a member of Menudo. Immediately after, he became the very first person in the group to resign, departing the group in the center of a tour. The designer resolved down in Brazil for a brief period, recording tracks in Portuguese. Furthermore, Robi Rosa was captivated by different artwork forms, such as for example books and painting. Back the U.S., the vocalist/songwriter made a decision to try performing, getting a part within the 1988 film Salsa. Furthermore, he participated within an alternate music group called Maggie’s Fantasy and later began his solo profession with the launch of his debut recording, called Frio, released in 1994. 1996 noticed the discharge of Vagabundo, made by Roxy Music guitarist, Phil Manzanara, implemented in 1998 by Songbirds & Roosters, an British making of his 1994 debut. Rosa’s contribution to Ricky Martin was his breakthrough. Music such as for example “Maria,” “The Glass of Lifestyle,” and “Living La Vida Loca,” became smash strikes, allowing him to obtain three Grammy nominations in the entire year 2000. In 2004 he released Mad Like, a thirteen melody, genre defying assortment of materials inspired by Mls Davis, celebrity/movie director Angela Alvarado, as well as the relationship of jazz and rock and roll, that has the legends Truck Dyke Parks and Nelson Gonzalez, among numerous others.