Manuel Alejandro Ruiz, better known as “Boy Wonder” along with his companyCHOSEN FEWEMERALD ENTERTAIMENT presents a new compilation of hits and artists that represent the best of the urban genre in the Dominican Republic. Under the title “CHOSEN FEW URBANO RD”Â available today, this new album gives fans of compilations by Boy Wonder a new edition, this time it features a select group of internationally known artists and hits. Last tuesday Boy Wonder gave an exclusive first listen of the album in its entirety at the Sirius XM Radio studios in New York that featured special interviews and performances by some of the artists on the album, Chosen Few Urbano RD including; Chiko Swagg, MelyMel, El Mayor Clasico, Mozart La Parra, Messiah, J The Prince, Gullu El Idolo & Black Jonas Point. Â Â
Some of the featured guest artists are El Mayor ClÃ¡sico, Don Miguelo, Mozart La Parra, Poeta El Callejero, Secreto El Famoso Biberon, Blackpoint, Major League Baseball star JosÃ© Reyes, Chiko Swagg, Jay The Prince and LÃ¡piz Conciente.
The release of CHOSEN FEW “URBANO” RD is the sixth edition of the world-renowned multi-platinum compilations, as well as, turned into one of the most solid urban movements in the last couple of years. They haven’t been just albums, they have also made documentaries, videos and have backed new names in the industry that have become worldwide stars in their own right.
A great ambassador of the incredible urban movement in the Dominican Republic is Chiko Swagg, who will be on tour promoting the launch of CHOSEN FEW “URBANO” RD with his smash hit “Hasta La Madrugada”.
Chiko Swagg, whose real name is Harold MartÃnez, is one of the new voices in Bachata and Latin Pop with the biggest international projection with his compositions in English and Spanish. Raised in the Bronx with Dominican roots, he has created and original style, along with a unique voice that has captured the attention of industry. As a part of a contest organized by Boy Wonder, Chiko Swagg’s track “Solo Tu y Yo” was included in the Boy Wonder Presents Chosen Few Urbano “El Journey” soundtrack.
JosÃ© Reyes is another of the stars invited to be in the album. Born in Villa GonzÃ¡lez, Dominican Republic, he grew up near Santiago, a northern part of the island. He is a baseball superstar that has played with the New York Mets, Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays. Reyes is a four-time All-Star. Aside from baseball, he has a great passion for music. His love for the genre was so big that he decided to launch a highly successful second career. His first release “Bate Roto” achieved heavy rotation on the radio and was a club anthem in the United States and his native Dominican Republic. He then launched his single “No Hay Amigo”, which featured reggaeton stars like Julio Voltio, Vakero and Big Mato. His track “Lo Logre” featuring Jay the Prince is featured on the Chosen Few Urbano RD.
This is how the new record came to be. Produced by Boy Wonder, a multi-platinum winner, executive producer, moviemaker, documentary filmmaker, director and CEO of the label Chosen Few Emerald Entertainment, Inc., has been in the business for over a decade. He has been presenting the vibrant culture and sounds of reggaeton and its stars all over the world. His work with industry heavyweights like Fuego, Don Omar, Wisin & Yandel, Jowell & Randy, Tito “El Bambino,” Omega, Fat Joe, Zion Y Lennox, Lda, Plan B, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Tego Calderon, Chingo Bling, Alejandro Sanz, Shakira, and Alexis Y Fido, just to mention a few, have made him a respected figure in the music business.
Tracklist for CHOSEN FEW “URBANO” RD