Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Event Type: Special Events, Concerts
Last Updated: July 16, 2012
Latin Stars Thursdays with Fito BlankoFito BlankoFito Blanko has become a household name across Canada, and the contagious mix of rhythm and personality has slowly made way into countless households in the Western Hemisphere. At the prime age of 27, Fito has established himself as a solo artist and this is only the beginning of his professional career.Fitos first album, Higher Level (2004), had launched his career in the Latin market. At the young age of 19, Fito was already being featured in magazines such as Urban Latino, Billboard Magazine, and was voted the newest Latin sensation in People (en Espanol) Magazine in 2005. Fito was also making appearances on television Channels such as Mun2, MTV, HTV, Much Music and received awards for his talent: the Latin Industry Award for Best Solo Artist and the Canadian Urban Music Award for Global Rhythms, International Recording Artist.Since the release of his first album, Fito has been on the move. In 2006, Fito traveled to Trinidad and recorded the track Pretty Girl with Soca/Chutney superstar The Hitman . This track became a #1 hit single at Carnival in Trinidad in 2007 winning him an Award for Best Chutney Soca Song of the Year at the annual Soca Awards in Trinidad . His continued success had no end as Luny Tunes Protge, El Rookie, then featured Fito on the official remix to his hit No Te Quiere and he then jumped on the remix Corran by Trebol Clan featuring Franco El Gorila. In addition, Fito integrated his stylistic lyrical rhythm on Rochesters single Pull Up which also featured renowned Canadian artist Kardinall Offishall. Finally, and most notably, Fito had the blessed opportunity to collaborate with Daryl Riley and Grammy award winning Reggae artist Beenie Man in the hit single Tear it up. The Americas (North, Central, and South) and the Caribbean were all demanding this hot, young, talent. Fito began touring top cities, and has made his way across every major city in Canada. The summer of 2008, and 2010, Fito closed the TLN Latin Fest for the second and third time (the first of which was in 2005).The single Produced by Sensei Musica called "Mambo" features one of the hottest talents in the music business today "DRAKE. His second single WHINE ON YOU feat Omari Ferrari has charted on Canadian Charts and the Official Video is on rotation on MUCH MUSIC across the country.Although it may seem like a long time between his first release and this upcoming album, Amor Y Dinero, Fito Blanko created a good compilation of songs while establishing a strong foundation for his career. Co-owner and President of Crown Loyalty Entertainment (Record Label) along with some of Toronto's Youngest Entrepeneurs sets Fito apart from his counterparts. Well known, well respected and very admired by the Toronto's nightlife, makes him one of the few artists with the key to his ciy.His newest 2011 independent release VIP features one of the hottest Latino artists to date, Fuego. With a National radio and marketing campaign in full stride in 2011, this song has introduced Fito Blanko to the US market like no other.
Location: Blue Martini - Kendall
Address: 8405 Mills Drive #205, Miami
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