How Raymix's 'Oye Mujer' Got Him From NASA to the Latin AMAs

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Raymix launched “Oye Mujer” in 2015, but it surely was the remix with Juanes that put him and his electro cumbia on the map in 2018.

Born Edmundo Gomez Moreno, the Mexican singer earned his first No. 1s on the Regional Mexican Songs and Tropical Songs charts earlier this yr. Still making the rounds along with his addicting cumbia observe, Raymix not too long ago nabbed two nominations for the Latin American Music Awards: one for finest new artist and one for favourite music.

“Winning each awards would imply lots to me,” he tells Billboard. “Just as I wish to obtain finest new artist, I additionally assume it’s essential that the music that I make is acknowledged.”

Raymix, who reveals that he was driving his bike when he obtained the good information, by no means thought his single would get him to the place he's now. “I by no means thought I’d get this far as a result of I used to do one thing else. I’m an Aerospace Engineer,” he says. “But life provides you surprises and my followers had been [what] obtained me right here.”

Before kicking off his music profession, Raymix labored with NASA, an expertise he says has helped him develop as an artist. “You don’t want the perfect instruments or price range to work on initiatives that transcend far," he says.

“Oye Mujer” is just the start for the 27-year-old singer, who by the way in which, simply signed with Universal Music Publishing Group. “There’s extra music made with love, ardour, and conviction, approaching the way in which,” he assures.

Check out the complete record of Latin AMAs nominations right here.