Río Roma

Río Roma are a Mexican Latin pop duo. It consists of brothers José Luis Ortega Castro (born January 17, 1981) and Raúl Ortega Castro (born July 17, 1984).

Río Roma
Raúl (left) and José Luis Ortega Castro interviewed by Dulce Osuna in 2017
Raúl (left) and José Luis Ortega Castro interviewed by Dulce Osuna in 2017
Background information
OriginTulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
GenresLatin pop, Latin ballad
Years active2008–present
LabelsSony Music Mexico
Associated actsHa*Ash
Websiterioroma.mx
MembersJosé Luis Ortega Castro
Raúl Ortega Castro

José Luis is also a prolific songwriter. Famous singers who had recorded songs written by him include: Ha*Ash, María José, Alejandro Fernández, Yuridia, Camila, Alejandra Guzmán and Pandora, among others.[1]

They chose "Río Roma" as their name because of how it sounds and it reads "Oír Amor" (hearing love) backwards.[2]

BiographyEdit

 
Río Roma performing in Tampico in 2016

From 1997 until 2002, José Luis was member of Mexican boy band Ciao Mama, with whom he recorded two albums: "Ciao Mama" in 1999, and "Puntos Suspensivos..." in 2001, both under EMI Music México.[3]

In 2008 José Luis and Raúl recorded a Norteño album with their first names.[4] They started as Río Roma in 2011.

DiscographyEdit

As José y RaúlEdit

  • José y Raúl (2008)[5]

As Río RomaEdit

  • Al Fin Te Encontré (2011)[6]
  • Otra Vida (2013) [7]
  • Eres La Persona Correcta En El Momento Equivocado (2016)[8]
  • Rojo (2020)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bio | The Official Río Roma Site" — (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "Se hacen llamar Río Roma" — (In Spanish). SanDiegoRed.com. April 15th, 2011.
  3. ^ "Nuestros Socios y su Obra – Biografías – José Luis Ortega" Archived 2013-10-12 at the Wayback Machine — (in Spanish). Sociedad de Autores y Compositores de México.
  4. ^ "Josel Y Raul en Apple Music". Apple Music (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  5. ^ "Ya tienen Josel y Raúl su primer sencillo en la radio" Archived 2014-01-07 at archive.today — (in Spanish) El Porvenir. January 31, 2008.
  6. ^ "Amazon.com: Al Fin Te Encontré: Río Roma: MP3 Downloads" — Amazon.
  7. ^ "Amazon.com: Otra Vida: Music" — Amazon.
  8. ^ Al Fin Te Encontré (Edición Especial) de Río Roma (in Spanish), retrieved 2019-09-02

External linksEdit