Carlos Mojica (Cantante, Sonero, Canta Autor, Arreglista, Productor) nacido en Paterson, NJ de padres Puerto Riqueños. Carlos es el director de Sonido Criminal que fue fundado en 2007.
Carlos fue influenciado por catantes y soneros como Ismael Rivera, Hector lavoe, Pete "EL CONDE" Rodriguez, Tito Allen, Nestor Sanchez, Ismael Quintana, Chamaco Ramirez, y Justo Betancourt.
Carlos empezo cantando a los 15 años con varias bandas locales, donde fue criado, en Orlando, Florida y luego compartiendo la tarima con varias artistas establesidos como Ismael Miranda, Brenda K Starr, Luisito Carrion, Hector Tricoche, Lalo Rodriquez, Tito Puente Jr, y Johnny Polanco Y Su Conjunto Amistad una banda muy reconocida en Los Angeles, California.
En este momento, Carlos Mojica tiene disponible su primer produccion discografico, “Crime Payz” bajo su propio sello, Criminal Sound Productions. El disco incluye, "Rumba En El Cielo," "Puro Y Sin Corte," "Facebook," y "Careless Whisper," temas que han tenido un aceptación tremendizimo con muchos salseros alrededor del mundo. Este disco esta debajo de contrato para distribucion mundial con la compania, Select-O-Hits.
Todos los temas en el disco son escrito, producido, y arreglado por Carlos Mojica con la ayuda de su equipo musical David "El Nene" Gonzalez (Percusionista y Co-Productor) y Pedro Jesus (Autor y Arreglista).
Este joven talento de salsa tiene una voz muy apasionada, intensa, y melodica combinado con un increible estilo de soneo y rappeo que muy pocos pueden producir hoy en dia. Cada tema de este album tiene la potencial de ser un hit por todas partes del mundo y este disco promete ser un verdadero clasico para todos los salseros. Esto es salsa dura a lo maximo con unos arreglos genial, urbano, y con un toque de hip-hop con muchisimo swing. Se nota el sabor y estilo en cada cancion y una tecnica diferente que muchos cantantes he tratado de imitar pero no han podido duplicar. Preparate bailador! que este disco clasico promete moverte los piez!!!
La musica de Carlos Mojica y Sonido Criminal se escucha en varias estaciones radiales (FM y AM) en los estados unidos y en el extranjero.
Carlos Mojica (lead singer, song writer, arranger, producer) was born in Paterson, NJ to Puerto Rican parents. Carlos is the leader of Sonido Criminal which was founded in 2007.
Carlos began singing at the age of 15, gaining his experience by singing with local bands, where he was raised, in Orlando, Florida and later on sharing the stage with various artists including Ismael Miranda, Brenda K Starr, Luisito Carrion, Hector Tricoche, Lalo Rodriguez, Tito Puente Jr. and Johnny Polanco Y Su Conjunto Amistad (one of LA's top salsa bands).
His first CD, “Crime Payz” which was released under his own record label, Criminal Sound Productions, has earned him the privilege of becoming a voting member for The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences better known as The Latin Grammys, as well as a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (American Grammys). The album includes “CARELESS WHISPER,” “PURO Y SIN CORTE,” “FACEBOOK” and “BORINQUEN,” songs that have gained a tremendous acceptance with many salsa music lovers around the world. These songs have been on Top Hit Lists all over the globe and have resulted in his fans affectionately nicknaming him “El Criminal De La Salsa” due to his distinct, hard core sound. Upon its release, “Crime Payz” was selected as a 2011 Top Ten album by the highly reputable and well respected Latin Beat Magazine in the December 2011/January 2012 issue of their annual “Top Ten CD’s of The Year.” This is a huge accomplishment for an independent salsa artist’s debut album.
Carlos has just returned from some very succesful tours in Colombia and Mexico where he was promoting his sophomore album, “Competencia Es Ninguna” which was officially released on June 1, 2015. He has been promoting another smoking hot original tune called “Como Un Tatuaje.”
Some notable tracks on this album include the title song, “Competencia Es Ninguna,” along with his phenomenal remakes of the classic tunes “Just The 2 of Us,” “Enganada” and “Los Violentos.” This new album has already received 3 International Golden Mic Latin Music Awards for Best Tropical Album, Best Tropical Song (Como Un Tatuaje) and Best Tropical Salsa Performance. Needless to say, Carlos has hit another home run with his second album and has solidified his title of “El Criminal De La Salsa.”
Every track on this album was written, produced and arranged by Carlos Mojica with the help of his musical director David Gonzalez Jr. (Percussionist and Co-Producer) and Pedro Jesus (Song Writer and Arranger).
This young and talented Salsa singer delivers a very soulful, passionate and intense melodic voice combined with incredible soneo & rap skills as well as tight & masterful arrangements that are taking the Salsa world by storm with every song. Each track on this CD has the potential to be a hit in all parts of the world and this album promises to be a true classic for all music lovers across the globe. This is Salsa Dura at its highest degree with a perfect twist of urban and hip-hop influences that will be noticed in his style and flavor along with a different technique that many have tried to imitate but failed to duplicate.
Carlos Mojica’s music is original, creative and relevant. It is being heard on various radio stations both nationally and internationally which has provided him with a growing fan base throughout the world.
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