The Puerto Rican international duet Angel (Angel Rivera Guzmán ) and Khriz (Christian Colón), worked tirelessly to conquer to the world and to be positioned as one of the most popular urban groups of this generation. Their next step – to take over the International Costa Maya Festival in San Pedro.
The Costa Maya Festival announced this week that it has confirmed international Puerto Rican reggaeton/urban music duo Angel y Khriz to highlight this year’s festival on Saturday, August 7, 2010. In keeping up with the times and providing entertainment with mass appeal, The Costa Maya Festival committee is putting together a modern festival that has a little bit of everything for everyone, setting a goal to top last year’s festival.
So once again Belize will be hosting the 19th Annual International Costa Maya Festival from August 5th - 8th, 2010, on the beautiful Island of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The Costa Maya Festival stage lights up as local and international artists from all over the Americas merge to puts on a multicultural spectacle in Ambergris Caye for a celebratory week of dance, music, pageants, food and drink – celebrating our ancestral Mayan culture.
This year’s pageant, which opens the festival, La Reina de la Costa Maya Pageant seeks the participation of Panama. With this it will complete the participation of all the Central American countries in the pageant. All other eight countries (including Mexico) have confirmed their participation for this year. More Costa Maya Festival updates coming soon!
More on Angel y Khriz
They have been compared to artists like Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, and Wisin y Yandel in terms of fame and Angel y Khriz are recognized for their mega successes as "Ven Bailalo" and "Na de na", songs that became extremely popular in countries like Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Spain, United States, to mention a few. This year, Angel and Khriz united a third time to create a sensational production titled "Da’ 'Takeover. "
The first single to the album is called "Ayer La Vi". “We can say it’s our favorite album. We worked very hard, striving for perfection and we are very happy with the results," expressed Angel. Khriz also mentioned, "From the very beginning we knew what we wanted with this album, everything flows naturally and Da’ Take Over has a great vibe!"
In the beginning of their career, Angel Y Kriz had the fans but lacked the most important thing: a musical production. From there they produced the disk 'Los MVP' s”, with their first single “Ven Bailalo” which skyrocketed and was heard on all radios from Chile to United States and Spain.
This single was nominated to multiple awards such as the Latin Billboard, Furia Musical, among others. Angel and Khriz later signed an exclusive contract with Machete Music and recorded the famous 'Showtime' Album, in which the duo acclaimed international fame and included the production of Mambo Kingz, Santana, Eliel, Barbosa, Naldo, Diesel, and others.
Their great popularity has carried Angel and Khriz to obtain great achievements that very few artists have been able to get, the duet to have participated in large historic events such as the Super Bowl in 2008, Premios Juventud (2008), their performance along with Tito el Bambino and Wisin & Yandel at the Latin Billboard Awards in 2006 was considered as one of the best performances ever. Their single “Ven Bailalo” was included in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto IV and "Muevello" was included in the movie The Fast and the Furious 4.