1960 (age 58)
Canadian Dance Hall of Famer, MC Mario is renowned for his live DJ prowess, for hosting a nationally syndicated radio show, for producing hit dance tracks and for collecting the world's biggest hits, and for his line of compilation albums distributed in Canada by Sony Music. MC Mario is now celebrating 3 million albums sold in Canada, and he’s still counting. Mario was also nominated for a Juno Award in the Best Dance Recording category in 2001 and 2003, and received the Hall of Fame prize at the Montreal DJ Awards in 2009.
MC Mario's nationally syndicated radio shows Mixdown and House Party can be heard in Montreal on Virgin Radio 96 and in 25 cities throughout Canada, the United States, Antigua, Portugal, Australia, Greece, Cyprus, Brazil and Cayman Islands.
MC Mario's Web site, www.mcmario.com, is the hottest DJ site in Canada! Serving up the 411 on the latest hits, trends, charts, dance scene, and with a link to MC Mario's nationally syndicated radio show, www.mcmario.com is a reference in the dance music industry.
MC Mario also continues to develop his own record label, Tycoon Records, an independent label in Canada distributed by Sony Music that serves as a unique tool to develop independent Canadian dance tracks and international dance pool material (www.tycoonrecords.com).
One may think that he has done it all! But no, MC Mario became co-owner of Club 1234 (www.1234montreal.com) in Montreal in 2004. Known for its lifestyle, nightlife and attractive people, Montreal has always been at the forefront of dance music and club culture. On September 8, 2004, Club 1234 was reborn with a gala opening night party and over 1500 people in attendance and there has been no looking back since, with a full house every weekend! MC Mario has shared the stage with world class DJs such as Bob Sinclar, Axwell, Carol Cox, Boy George and Alex Gaudino just to name a few…
MC Mario now enters the international stage with his new House release, My Generation, which is destined to be a favourite amoungst international tastemakers and radio DJ’s alike! Already licenced in Germany with outstanding remixes from Alex De Vito and Dockland Collection, My Generation is a record produced by MC Mario that features the vocals of Canadian Recording artist Dat Dude (Right Round, Parapapa, Let the Bass Kick in Miami).
On July 13, MC Mario presents Sun Factory 11 including the hottest chart topping hits of the summer of 2010!
Who better to bring on the music than DJ celebrity MC Mario!
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