Biography

There is more than one artist with this name:

Angelo is a band consisting of キリト(Kirito, Pierrot) on vocals, Karyu (D’espairsRay, joined the band in 2011) on guitar, ギル (VIDOLL/ヴィドール, joined the band in 2011) on guitar, KOHTA (Pierrot) on bass and TAKEO (Pierrot) on drums.

Official Homepage: http://angeloweb.jp/index.php


2) Angel Luis Garcia, Jr, known simply as “Angelo” - was born March 28, 1976 in Brooklyn, New York. Angelo started his career when he was only ten years old, his family had moved from New York to Puerto Rico in 1988, they heard about auditions for a new member of the world famous teen group Menudo. Once Angelo arrived to his audition and started to sing he was immediately signed and became the youngest member to ever join Menudo. At the time he barely spoke Spanish.

Within days of joining Menudo he was hustled into the studio and recorded the lead vocals for “You Got Potential”. Less than two weeks after joining he was flown to New York City with band mates to film the music video for “You Got Potential”. The unknown Angelo became a international teen idol overnight. Menudo’s hit single “You got potential” went straight to the top of the music charts throughout the world.

In what became a huge international scandal Angelo unannounced broke his contract with Menudo. Angelo immediately signed a world wide recording contract that included management with World Wide Entertainment Company under the direction of music executive Darrin McGillis.

Angelo recorded his first solo album for McGillis Records entitled “Don’t Keep Me Holding On”. The albums title track was produced and written by famed American music producer Lewis A. Martinee (producer of the female trio Expose). This hit song contained house dance mixes by famed international disc jockey Bad Boy Bill. Several follow up songs included the ballad “Yours So Completely” and “Magic” both songs were produced and written by Papo Gely known for producing and writing most of the hits of Menudo.

After several hit songs under the McGillis Records label Darrin McGillis negotiated and signed Angelo to a world wide recording contract with Warner Bros Records Company. Currently, Angelo is enjoying mega-success in Europe and huge admiration in Germany with his latest single on Warner Music entitled “Carino Presumioo (Ay Ya Ya) an up-tempo Club Hit.

During a break in his music career Angelo moved to Orlando, Florida, and took time to earn a communications degree from the University of Central Florida. Angelo also has written a number of original songs. One of the singles from “Cool”, a ballad entitled “Entregare” (also know as “Si Es Asi”) which Angelo co-wrote with Tavare, is featured in the motion picture “Yellow” starring Roselyn Sanchez, released in 2006 in Puerto Rico.

Angelo one of the most talented Menudo members will soon release his new CD with a follow up tour of Latin America.

Official Homepage: http://www.mcgillismusic.com/Angelo.htm

Edited by [deleted user] on 11 May 2012, 10:00

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