Queens, NY native Ramon “9000” Rivas is perhaps best known for engineering several Grammy award-winning albums for recording artists such as Ariana Grande (Sweetner), Pharrell, Jay-Z (Magna Carta Holy Grail), Justin Bieber & Snoop Dogg respectively. Thereafter, Rivas connected with Mel Testamark and signed a publishing in-house deal with So So Def Recordings as an in-house engineer.
Beginnings for Ramon Rivas at 17 when he joined So So Def Recordings In 1998, Rivas moved to Atlanta after he was offered a full time position with the label by founder, Jermaine Dupri.
Ramon’s first major credit came in 2007 on Queen Latifah’s, Trav’lin Light. Additionally, Ramon was an engineer and mixing assistant on the 50 Shades of Grey and Despicable Me soundtracks.
Most recently, under the pseudonym 9000, Ramon has produced and released his own album, Touch My Soul Again 2 through Trizzy’s Ruby Recording. He is expected to release a joint project with upcoming artist Giglio which expected this spring. For more updates on content and releases stay connect with Rivas here.
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