Rishi Romero grew up in the streets of Amsterdam, where hip hop culture dominated his youth. At early age he started to collect vinyl records and soon after this he bought a DJ set and started to practice. When Rishi got in touch with dance music he was sold immediately. He got influenced by Armand van Helden and Fatboy Slim, who sampled alot old hiphop and funk and combined that with dance.
When Rishi starts his own concept named “Ritmo” as a platform for his sound, he becomes one of Hollands frequently booked DJ’s.
After releasing Funky Rio, which became one of the most popular tracks of label Samsobeats (Label of Gregor Salto & Sidney Samson) he is now at Spinnin’ recordings where he is frequently releases his musicgems.
His track African Forest became one of the biggest underground anthems in 2009/2010 and was played from Canada to Italy to Australia to anywhere in the world! The track got compiled on numerous mix CD’s including the Nitelife mix by Tom Stephan on Nervous records but also By UK underground DJ Kismet on the Rinse FM compilation.
The track is so in demand Rishi and Spinnin’recordings decided to re-release a 2010 edit including remixes.
After numerous releases and remixes Rishi gets the support of the biggest names including Roger Sanchez, Steve Aoki, Tom Stephan, Robbie Rivera, Gregor Salto, Chuckie and more.
Get ready for big big big! Releases in 2010, including labels such as Sneakerzmuzik, Dim Mak, Superecordings, Spinnin’ , Made in NL and more.
After visiting WMC 2010 and playing in Miami, Rishi also hosted an own clubnight at the ADE in Amsterdam.