Khalid Rivera reverts back to the strong vocal sounds and reverts back to the sounds of Ibiza and Manchester’s Hacienda club. Calling Mr. Rivera a potential pop star masks his full abilities as a performer. He is a triple threat with soaring voice, dance and acting skills. His musical influences are Prince, David Bowie and Kylie Minogue.
Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, he approached the music scene as a precocious performer. He appeared in the Broadway shows, THE CAPEMAN and JUAN DARIEN. He attended the Professional Performing Arts School where he performed in Duke Ellington’s 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall. He was also accepted into the Stella Adler Conservatory and Henry Street Settlement. He has done numerous tours and television appearances including the Sophisticated Ladies European tour, PBS’ The Puzzle Place, and The Today Show. He currently stars in two independent feature films, Poultrygeist and D 4 Delivery. They are being shown in numerous film festivals worldwide.
His first two singles EVERY NITE and SALVATION, from his self titled debut album, played in numerous clubs and radio stations. His stage work has heavily informed his showy, theatrical, and magnetic video performances. He is no stranger to the music video market. His video for the sparkling SALVATION made the top spot on LOGO’s, The Click list video countdown. It was also the #9 video of 2009 on LOGO. The viewers loved his spot for the soulful, EVERY NITE. The video was #1 for 3 weeks and made LOGO’s Click List Countdown two years in a row.
Khalid Rivera self released his pulsating single, WHO DO U LOVE. It bends the rules of gravity to find one heart's desire with the relentless beats, whistling synthesizers, and throbbing, insistent bass. It's been added on several music video networks, record pools and radio stations. It made the top 20 Masspool's, Dance / Crossover / Top 40 / Underground Breakouts chart, in May 2010. It charted at #31 on the One Nation Under A Groove: Mix Show Top 100 Traxx! It was #9 video of 2010 on LOGO as well. Exclusive remixes were done by Gustavo Scorpio, Klubjumpers, DJ Greek & DJ Zilos and Aaron Carl.
He is now signed with Music Plant Group and released his new single, Enough Is Enough. He is a proud member of Actors Equity.