Porfirio “POPI” Pina is the President/CEO of Popi Music, Inc. He has over
fifteen years experience in the Latin Entertainment industry.
He started in
the music business back in 1989, forming and managing the first-ever Merengue
Hip-Hop group Proyecto Uno. In 1995,
together with his former partner he created Double P Music, a Management and
Production Company, that played a key role in forming, launching and managing El Chipo (Rodven/PolyGram); Sandy & Papo MC (Platano Records/Universal);
Joselito (Musart/Balboa) and Ilegales (BMG US Latin). Together
they created and produced remixes for Juan Luis Guerra, Los Hermanos
Rosario, Roy Tavare, Amparo Sandino, Checo Acosta and others successful
that he has managed have received numerous Gold and Platinum Records Awards in
the USA, Mexico, Central America, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and
Spain, also recipients of Billboard Awards, Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, Orquidea
de Oro (Venezuela), ACE Awards (New York), El Casandra Awards (Dominican
Republic) and Latin Grammy Nominations.
As a partner
in Ritmo Loco Publishing, Inc. Popi served as President/Administrator for a
catalogue of more than one hundred songs, arranging co-publishing deals for
Latin America, Europe and Asia, as well as issuing licenses to record labels,
TV networks and film companies.
January 2001 and May 2002, Popi joined Palm Pictures and later Latino Music
Corp. where he occupied the position of Marketing Director, developing
strategic sales and marketing plans for Carlos Manuel y Su Clan, Fernando
Villalona (LARAS & NARAS GRAMMY Nominee), Felix D’Oleo (LARAS GRAMMY
Nominee), Ramon Orlando and Swing Divino amongst others.
strong ties to the Latino music community, and a history of successfully
pursuing, establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial industry
relationships, Popi Music, Inc. is positioned as a company to be reckoned with.