Solero… is the last name that two brothers, Jean and Jonathan, share. For the Bayamón, Puerto Rico natives the love of music has been the common denominator throughout their lives and now they are ready to share that love with the world.
In 2007 Jean and Jonathan, together with friends, formed a Christian R&B/Hip Hop grouped called Reflections. The group recorded a number of original songs, performed at local venues and competitions and even produced an album titled “Decisiones.” But it was always their dream to perform as an R&B duo and Reflections opened the door for them to do just that.
In 2008 Jean and Jonathan took their dream to another level when they did background vocals for the Latin and Standard Grammy Award winning Merengue group, Grupo Manía’s, album “15 años de Corazón.” The brothers also lent their vocal talents on Latin Grammy Award nominee and salsa singer Michael Stuart’s single “Camina, Corre o Vuela.”
Reflections eventually broke up and Jean and Jonathan were determined to achieve their dream of forming their own R&B duo…. and Solero was officially born.
They initially recorded numerous covers on their You Tube channel and created quite a buzz in the Latin music community with their Spanish cover of Jason Derulo’s “It Girl” which made it onto the top 10 playlist of popular Latin internet radio station for 7 weeks. However, it was their amazing Spanish cover of Charlie Wilson’s Grammy nominated hit ”You Are” that caught the attention of P Music Group’s President and CEO, Michael Paran. “To see these two young Latin men that not only had star looks but were singing and carrying the vocals of “You Are” consistent with my client, Charlie Wilson, I knew I had to sign them. They were like a Mark Anthony meets K-Ci and JoJo. I was blown away so I had my head of A&R, Marlon McClain, get in touch with them and its all history from there” says Paran.
Now signed to P Music Group, Solero recently flew to Los Angeles to meet and work with one of their greatest influences, R&B legend and Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson. “Being signed to P Music Group was a dream come true but being able to meet the legendary Charlie Wilson and record with him was absolutely incredible. We went from singing his songs on You Tube to meeting him in person, it was unreal” says Solero.
To check out Solero’s famous Spanish cover of Charlie Wilson’s “You Are”, click here
Solero’s style is an innovative mixture of traditional R&B and Pop which includes soulful ballads and mid-tempo songs which showcase their strong vocal abilities, in both English and Spanish. “We are excited and prepared to go into the studio and deliver a great debut CD,” stated the brothers.
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