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Born in Colombia, Posada was the creator of the first rock radio program in Spanish and Latin alternative music in U.S. commercial radio in 1993. The program was called "Boom" and aired on WRTO 98.3 FM Radio Ritmo, Miami, Florida. This program was the first play the music of Shakira, Juanes, Aterciopelados, Carlos Vives, Bacilos, La Secta All Star, among others, in the American territory. Posada has interviewed over 1,000 artists and keeps and archive of some of today’s greatest Latin stars in their beginnings. He is the founder of BOOM Magazine & BOOM Promotions and music correspondent for Caracol Radio WSUA Miami and the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
A graduate of the Pontifical Xavierian University in Communications at the Faculty of Communication and Language, was the University radio station announcer from 1989, until he immigrated to United States in 1993. He also served as label manager for record labels such as Philips, (Polygram, Universal Music) and hosted rock radio shows such as “Zona Gris” in Radioaktiva, in Bogotá.
Upon arrival in Miami, Posada worked at record labels including EMI Capitol Records and radio stations such as Caracol Radio Miami, Tropical 98.3, 98 Caliente, Radio Ritmo, La Poderosa, Cadena Azul, Radio Uno and 1210 AM.
Career
Also known as “El DJ Radioactivo” and "El Quijote de la Música", he founded the first Rock en Español radio show in South Florida, (November 7, 1993). It was called “BOOM” and aired on WRTO 98.3 FM, Radio Ritmo.
Posada noticed the lack of this music in U.S. Latin music stations.
In March 9, 1996, he launched BOOM Magazine, a bi-monthly print magazine of Latin music. In 2008, he closed the print edition and continued with the digital.
In 1996, he was acknowledged by The Miami Herald, English edition, among the 12 people who mattered in Miami that year, for his support to local, national and international Latin Alternative music.
In turn, the Spanish edition of the same newspaper, El Nuevo Herald, was given a special merit (El Nuevo Herald January 11, 1997 Edition: Final Section: Gallery Page: 1E "MERIT 1996" Author: NORMA NIURKA) "To Kike Posada, a Colombian young talent whose drive and determination launched an unprecedented undertaking in this city: To present a Latin rock radio show and publish a magazine devoted to the genre so overlooked in our city."
In April 1997, he was invited to a participate in a panel at the Billboard Latin Music Conference to speak, along with prestigious producers and musicians such as Phil Manzanera and Jorge Santana (brother of Carlos Santana) on the future of Rock in Spanish in the U.S.
In his radio program he distributed tickets for the taping of Latino’s MTV Unplugged productions in Miami.
In 1999, the Miami Herald chose him as one of the 40 characters to look for the beginning of the century in the city of Miami. The list also included Alex Penelas, Carlos Cisneros, Alberto Millian and Dwayne Johnson "The Rock".
In 2000, ASCAP awarded him the title "Local Music Hero", for being an essential pillar in the promotion Spanish rock.[4]
Latin rock promoter Kike Posada, who is editor of Boom Magazine, Honored With The Heineken Ampt/ASCAP Award Recognition as a local music hero."
In 2001, he produced the Rock The Dock en Español concert series, a 14-week series of free concerts in Bayside Marketplace Mall in Miami. His company began promoting shows being responsible for advertising and marketing concerts in Miami with clients such as Live Nation, NYK Concerts, CMN, American Airlines Arena, BankAtlantic Center, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and more.
In 2002, The Miami New Times newspaper choose his radio show as the "best radio program" that year.
In 2003, he received the Orquidea Award, given to Colombians living abroad, as featured Talent.
That same year, Radio & Records magazine nominated him as a radio personality of the year along with Betty Pino, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo and Renán Almendárez Coello, "El Cucuy de la Mañana" (Radio & Records Magazine, September 3, 2003: The R & R Industry Achievement Awards celebrate excellence in the radio and record industries.
In 2004, he conducted auditions for musical talents to participate in the Benidorm International Song Festival, Spain, for three consecutive years.
On April 13, 2009, Posada celebrated 20 years of career with a tribute at the Miami club La Covacha with a live concert with Locos Por Juana, Cultura Profética, Los Amigos Invisibles, Divagash and Minimal.
Currently, besides his work at BOOM Promotions, he presents audio and video programs of music and Holistic nature.
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Music interviews, entrevistas a artistas musicales Born in Colombia, Posada was the creator of the first rock radio program in Spanish and Latin alternative music in U.S. commercial radio in 1993. The program was called "Boom" and aired on WRTO 98.3 FM Radio Ritmo, Miami, Florida. This program was the first play the music of Shakira, Juanes, Aterciopelados, Carlos Vives, Bacilos, La Secta All Star, among others, in the American territory. Posada has interviewed over 1,000 artists and keeps and archive of some of today’s greatest Latin stars in their beginnings. He is the founder of BOOM Magazine & BOOM Promotions and music correspondent for Caracol Radio WSUA Miami and the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. A graduate of the Pontifical Xavierian University in Communications at the Faculty of Communication and Language, was the University radio station announcer from 1989, until he immigrated to United States in 1993. He also served as label manager for record labels such as Philips, (Polygram, Universal Music) and hosted rock radio shows such as “Zona Gris” in Radioaktiva, in Bogotá. Upon arrival in Miami, Posada worked at record labels including EMI Capitol Records and radio stations such as Caracol Radio Miami, Tropical 98.3, 98 Caliente, Radio Ritmo, La Poderosa, Cadena Azul, Radio Uno and 1210 AM. Career Also known as “El DJ Radioactivo” and "El Quijote de la Música", he founded the first Rock en Español radio show in South Florida, (November 7, 1993). It was called “BOOM” and aired on WRTO 98.3 FM, Radio Ritmo. Posada noticed the lack of this music in U.S. Latin music stations. In March 9, 1996, he launched BOOM Magazine, a bi-monthly print magazine of Latin music. In 2008, he closed the print edition and continued with the digital. In 1996, he was acknowledged by The Miami Herald, English edition, among the 12 people who mattered in Miami that year, for his support to local, national and international Latin Alternative music. In turn, the Spanish edition of the same newspaper, El Nuevo Herald, was given a special merit (El Nuevo Herald January 11, 1997 Edition: Final Section: Gallery Page: 1E "MERIT 1996" Author: NORMA NIURKA) "To Kike Posada, a Colombian young talent whose drive and determination launched an unprecedented undertaking in this city: To present a Latin rock radio show and publish a magazine devoted to the genre so overlooked in our city." In April 1997, he was invited to a participate in a panel at the Billboard Latin Music Conference to speak, along with prestigious producers and musicians such as Phil Manzanera and Jorge Santana (brother of Carlos Santana) on the future of Rock in Spanish in the U.S. In his radio program he distributed tickets for the taping of Latino’s MTV Unplugged productions in Miami. In 1999, the Miami Herald chose him as one of the 40 characters to look for the beginning of the century in the city of Miami. The list also included Alex Penelas, Carlos Cisneros, Alberto Millian and Dwayne Johnson "The Rock". In 2000, ASCAP awarded him the title "Local Music Hero", for being an essential pillar in the promotion Spanish rock.[4] Latin rock promoter Kike Posada, who is editor of Boom Magazine, Honored With The Heineken Ampt/ASCAP Award Recognition as a local music hero." In 2001, he produced the Rock The Dock en Español concert series, a 14-week series of free concerts in Bayside Marketplace Mall in Miami. His company began promoting shows being responsible for advertising and marketing concerts in Miami with clients such as Live Nation, NYK Concerts, CMN, American Airlines Arena, BankAtlantic Center, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and more. In 2002, The Miami New Times newspaper choose his radio show as the "best radio program" that year. In 2003, he received the Orquidea Award, given to Colombians living abroad, as featured Talent. That same year, Radio & Records magazine nominated him as a radio personality of the year along with Betty Pino, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo and Renán Almendárez Coello, "El Cucuy de la Mañana" (Radio & Records Magazine, September 3, 2003: The R & R Industry Achievement Awards celebrate excellence in the radio and record industries. In 2004, he conducted auditions for musical talents to participate in the Benidorm International Song Festival, Spain, for three consecutive years. On April 13, 2009, Posada celebrated 20 years of career with a tribute at the Miami club La Covacha with a live concert with Locos Por Juana, Cultura Profética, Los Amigos Invisibles, Divagash and Minimal. Currently, besides his work at BOOM Promotions, he presents audio and video programs of music and Holistic nature. https://linktr.ee/boomkike read more read less
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