When we talk about bringing people to their feet by spinning at the hottest NYC and NJ night clubs, we are definitely talking about Anthony Rey aka "El Chico Mezcla" who has many assets in the music industry.
Born in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Anthony Rey immigrated to the United States at the age of 18. It was then, when his interest and focus towards music took a radical change for the best in his life. He developed a unique skill for music production that fused the best of the Latin and American cultures in to a frenzy of hot mixes. Soon enough Rey took on mixing club bangers at all the hottest house parties and major private events. This allowed his mixes not only to become unique but most importantly gain his signature beat in early 2004.
Anthony Rey began deejaying at a local café called De Gala, in New Brunswick, NJ. However, Rey was determined to be successful and he knew that his passion for music would allowed him to go far and beyond. He pushed his skills further by deejaying in different night clubs such as Passion, JJ café, Club Abyss, El imperial and many other hot spots around NYC and NJ. In 2005 he moved on to hosting short slots at a local low frequency radio station in Newark, NJ called "Rumba 99.9fm". In addition to his great mixes, skills and ability; Anthony Rey is without question a master mixer in all genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Bachata, Reggae, House, Techno, Hip-Hop, Vallenato, Cumbia, Punta, etc. The charisma and energy that he transmitted allowed him to gain a diversity of enthusiastic followers.
One of Anthony Rey's best years in his musical career was in 2008 he worked for "Mapi TV" as a host for "Las Comadres" with Gloria B. This hit show was transmitted through "Telemundo" (channel 47). He also displayed his talents in mixing for "Latina 100.3," Rhode Island. He contributed in special events such as boat rides which he had the privilege of hosting the widely known and celebrated Dominican Independence day parade in New Jersey. He collaborated with other signature disc jockeys such as: "Los Mix Masters", "Lo Maximo Production," and "Los Reyes Del Mambo." In addition, Anthony Rey was recognized as the signature disc jockey of the year in 2008 in Newark, NJ.
Since 2009 Anthony Rey continued to involve himself further with the growing music industry working on Radio Online. He has continued mixing with the hottest Latino disc jockeys known in the tri-state area who host the infamous radio stations "X96.3" and "La Mega 97.9." Currently he is known as one of the best DJ's of the NY and NJ club scene, local radios stations, and internet shows. Anthony's hard work resulted in success and many achievements over the years. His reputation is absolute by the ranking of over 50 million new enthusiastic visitors to his webpage www.AnthonyRey.com.
In May 2010 Anthony Rey's first CD, "Musica Con Clase Vol 1" was launched, collaborated with the Manager of Aventura, on the making of the remix of their album "The Last". On August 2010 his 2nd CD "Musica Con Clase Vol 2" with a great acceptance of his fans, On December 2010 King Of The Clubs was released, On January 2011 Umbrella Lounge Official Mixtape ever Made was released, On February 2011 Para Siempre El Merengue Vol.1 was released, on April 2011 Top 40 The Start Of A Revolution was Released and On June 2011 Dembow Vrs Reggaeton Summer 2011 Especial Edition was released. Anthony Rey is The Only Dee Jay In the Latin Mixx Awards To Get Nominated 3 times, 1 as Best Tropical Dee-Jay and 2 of his own Mixtapes competing with each other as The Best Mixtape. Anthony Rey persistently continues to focus on excelling new and unique ways to produce, mix, and host music events. DJ Anthony Rey is currently working on a project to give back to the community all the support they give him by sponsoring young deejays in his native Santo Domingo. His daily priorities focus on not only to conquer a dream but to introduce modern and versatile skills to the evolving music industry.