Aponte is the
future of latin sounds.
A versatile independent artist, composer, and producer Aponte, is the product of his afro- caribbean roots while exploring salsa, hip hop, reggaeton, soul and jazz. His music is filled with percussive sounds as he flows seamlessly between genres with a synergy that will have listeners traveling the world on the dance floor. His capacity to both rap and sing in Spanish and English creates a bridge between Latin and North American cultures. Currently an Official Latin Percussion® (LP) sponsored musician, he has performed for live audiences at the legendary Heineken Jazz Festival in Puerto Rico, Sofar Sounds, 2017 Afro-Music Festival, Alegria Magazine 5th Year Anniversary, L Fest, The Floor Improv, Alegria Dance Cruise, Havana Musical, Museum Of Latin American Art, and around the world: Europe, Israel and Latin America. His artistry has also led him to teach music and dance workshops, most recently with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
Aponte has worked with many Grammy, Latin Grammy winners and nominees like Wisin y Yandel, Tego Calderon, David Sanchez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Gilberto Santarosa just to name a few. He has a passion for uniting cultures through his music and message. He hails from Puerto Rico, and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in Jazz and Afro-Caribbean music from the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico. As an accomplished event producer; he is the co-founder of Flowers: Rhythm Delight Music, LA’s premier Afro-Caribbean party.