Universal Music announced the signing of the exclusive global editorial agreement with urban music artist Calacote. who is the first artist signed by the multi-award winning Dominican producer, singer-songwriter and businessman, Maffio at his Alkatraks Music Group record label.
At just 22 years old, he composes and sings in Spanish, French and English. Through the new agreement with UMPG, you will have the opportunity to collaborate and compose in all three languages with artists signed with the publisher globally.
Calacote captured the attention of the music industry and fans with the singles “Azafata” alongside Maffio and “Bruja” alongside Dominican star, Kiko el Crazy.
His new single, “Intercambio”, with the collaboration of Akapellah and Jessy Terrero, premieres next Friday, January 14, the new song fuses French and Spanish with its unique flow.
Alexandra Lioutikoff, President of US Latin & Latin America at UMPG, commented: “Calacote represents a new sound within the urban Latino community. At UMPG we are excited to sign a multilingual talent which represents great potential globally as a singer-songwriter and artist ”.
Regarding the agreement, Calacote expressed: “I am happy to work with the incredible team of UMPG. This marks an important chapter in my career, and I am excited to have the opportunity to collaborate creatively with UMPG writers in the US and internationally, as well as develop commercially with the input of Alexandra and Ana Rosa. I know we will achieve great things together. “
“We are excited for Calacote to join the UMPG family. Alexandra and Ana Rosa understand our vision and we are excited to collaborate with them and the entire UMPG global team in the development of Calacote’s career ”, explained Maffio
Ana Rosa Santiago, Vice President of Latin Music at UMPG, explained: “Calacote is an energetic, versatile talent and a fresh new perspective on Latin music. We are excited to join the Calacote team and welcome you to UMPG. “
Calacote releases his new single “Intercambio” on January 14 and his debut album during the second quarter of 2022.