Tony Dize

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Tony Dize
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Background information
Birth nameTony Feliciano Rivera
Also known asLa Melodia de la Calle
Born (1982-05-31) May 31, 1982 (age 38)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. [1]
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2003–present
Labels Pina Records
Associated acts

Tony Feliciano Rivera (born May 31, 1982), better known by stage name Tony Dize, is an American Tropical, Latin Music, Ballad, Electropop & reggaeton singer of Puerto Rican descent. His first recorded performance was from the album Blin Blin, Vol. 1, with Wisin & Yandel in 2003, after which he collaborated with other artists of the genre and later released his debut album in 2008 titled La Melodía De La Calle (Spanish for "Street Melody") under WY Records and Machete Music. He was signed to Pina Records, for which he released La Melodía De La Calle: Updated in 2009.

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Musical career

Tony Dize cites Vico C, Tego Calderón, Tempo, and Ivy Queen, among others as sources of inspiration. [2] He started on the compilation album Blin Blin, Vol. 1 (2003), with the song "No Pierdas Tiempo".

He has worked with DJs such as Luny Tunes, Naldo, Urba & Monserrate, Notty, and Noriega. He appeared as a guest in the album Pa'l Mundo , in a song with Wisin & Yandel called "Sensación". The song was a minor hit.

Tony Dize broke through with the song "Quizás", on the album Los Vaqueros . The official remix of the song features Ken-Y. He was signed to WY Records and his first production, La Melodía De La Calle , was released on April 22, 2008.

Tony Dize participated in a beach festival, "Back to School", on August 9, 2008. [3]

Tony Dize performed at the Cedar Hall on February 2, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. In the performance he collaborated with DJs such as DJ Shorty, DJ Problem, and DJ Luis Morales.

Personal life

Tony Dize is married to Briggitt Maria Garces and he has six children; Anthwan, Kamille, Anyelina, Valentina, Eva and Lisa.

Discography

Studio albums

Singles

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References

  1. "Tony Dize - Biografía, historia y legado musical | BuenaMusica.com". www.buenamusica.com (in Spanish).
  2. "Alexis & Fido and Tony Dize - Live in Concert". Club Zone. clubZone Media Inc. Retrieved June 20, 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Fista antes de las clases". Primera Hora (in Spanish). 2008-08-08. Retrieved 2008-08-11.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[ dead link ]