The legendary singer, Romeo Santos has signed to the Roc Nation management and has a new title as CEO of Roc Nation Latin.
“Romeo has had tremendous success as a composer and producer and can spot true talent,” Jay Z said in a statement. “This is a tremendous step for Roc Nation. We recognize there is a huge Latin market that is part of global culture. We’re proud and ready to enter into true partnership with an individual that intimately lives and knows that culture.”
Santos will be in charge of the recruitment and development of talent joining Roc Nation under the Latin Market. He won’t be alone as longtime manager, Johnny Marines was named president of the venture.
“With this next step and phase in my career I see a great opportunity to give back all that I have learned during the past few years to new talent,” the five-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year said. “Not only do I idolize Jay Z as an artist but also as a business mogul. Jay Z is a visionary who was able to recognize that in our Latin Culture there is a lot of talent. I am grateful for his trust and that he has seen in me an ally for all Latinos.”
Santos has sold millions of records worldwide. His album Formula, Vol 1 is 3x platinum in the U.S. while Vol. 2 is 11x platinum.
Source: Roc Nation