Every musical generation has its pioneers and in the world of Latin Urban Music, the most exciting new style of this century, DJ Kazzanova has led the way as a radio personality, remixer, producer and now, as an artist himself.
From radio to television to the studio, DJ Kazzanova has emerged as a true original – an innovator and a groundbreaking visionary. “I was a kid who always dreamed of making it big in New York,” he recalls. DJ Kazzanova fulfilled that dream in 2001, when he started the successful “El Reggaeton de NY” Radio show. Then when on to do nights at WCAA “Latino Mix” for a few years before making his mark in the city when Univision Radio gave him the opportunity to launch what became at the time the most listen to Latin Urban Radio station in the U.S. (La Kalle 105.9FM). He delivered a new sound and Style of Mixing the Big Apple was hungry for, making him #1 Among Latinos 12-34 years old.
Today, he rules the coveted drive-time afternoon commuting slot at X96.3FM. Another station where once again he demonstrated his skills as an On-Air Talent and by introducing a new style in mixing. Combining different genres of music in a non-traditional way. Going from Reggaeton to Bachata from Salsa to Hip-Hop without skipping a beat.
He continues to host, produce and Mix the nation’s first syndicated Latin Urban mix-show (Subelo!). The show launched in January of 2005 at L.A.’s Power 106. It quickly spread to nearly two-dozen markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Miami and still growing. DJ Kazzanova’s work has granted him access to Perform in the hottest clubs, Concerts and special events across the U.S. and around the world including Tokyo, Geneva, London, Toronto, Zurich and many cities in Latin America.
Another one of his passions is the Art of Re-mixing and already has had a hand in some of the most sensational Latin Urban remixes of top rhythmic artists. He was the creative force behind re-mixes for Shakira’s “Hips don’t lie”, Gwen Stefani’s “Rich Girl”, Christina Milian’s “Dip It Low” featuring Voltio, Usher’s “Yeah” featuring Tego Calderon,” El Gran Combo remixes of “Brujeria” and “No Ago Mas Nada,” Celia Cruz “Reir y Llorar,” Alicia Keyes “Karma.” — just to name a few. He has done work for major record labels, including Interscope, Universal, Def Jam, Cutting Records, and many others. In November of 2006 he release his first volume of the series “DJ Kazzanova Reggaeton Mixes” under Machete Music.
More than just a local airwave hero, DJ Kazzanova continues to break barriers and cross borders as an ambassador for the hottest new music on the planet. With a challenging spirit, fiery determination and inexhaustible energy, when’s not on the air or in the studio, you’ll find him treating fans to mind-blowing spins at the hottest clubs in New York City or traveling the globe. He is a modern day renaissance man – an entertainer, communicator and a true artist in his own right.