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The Whole Wide World is "Funk-T-Fide" - Fareed Released New Single and Becomes a New Voice in Pop

January 16, 2019 (New York, NY)

Born in Hell's Kitchen New York City, Fareed crosses over from The Latin music market into the Pop Dance market with his new Single "FUNK-T-FIDE". Coming from Hip Hop and Freestyle roots, he has worked with the legendary Full Force, Tommy Musto and Frankie Bones and Spirit Matter. Fareed is back with his indie label Sosua Sound Recordings to take Over da game while making the world dance to the rhythm of Latin Funk. The whole wide world is Funk-T-Fide.

About Fareed:

Fareed has been in the music industry for over 30 years compiling a long list of successes. Here are just a few:

  • Member of the Hip Hop Crew Future Force along with Andrew Welsh, John Lindsey and Louis Sharpe a.k.a K7 of TKA/K7 at the world famous Roxy Nite Club as the opening act for the Legendary Hip Hop group The Cold Crush Brothers on August 19th 1983. 

  • Recorded demo tapes with Full Force and Cultjam as a member of Future Force. 

  • As a member of Death City Boyz Fareed was signed to Snowflake/Prism Records in 1985 and released his first single titled Bopsey Twins produced by Dj Tony Torres, Stephen Korlas and mixed by the now legendary Dj Frankie Bones with edits by Omar Santana.  Bopsey Twins aired on WBLS Mr. Magic's Rap attack show. It is now considered an Electro Hip Hop classic. 

  • Fareed and Andrew Welsh, formed the Freestyle group Spirit ,  co-wrote Crimes Of Passion signed by Silvio Tancredi (former head of Atlantic Records Dance music division) to Tropical Heat Records. Crimes of passion became an instant club hit in the New York City Latin hip hop club scene and was aired on Hot 103 in various mix shows.  Soon after the song aired on Power 96 Miami's top Dance Music radio station on full rotation.  Crimes Of Passion made it to number 3 in airplay and sales in South Florida and giving him the opportunity to perform to sold out crowds all over New York City's top Dance Clubs(1018, Hearthrobs, Roseland and Palladium), and Miami (Casanova, 1235 and The Hialeah Racetrack).  Spirit Matter's Crimes of Passion is considered a Freestyle Classic. 

  • In 2012 Fareed and Producer Junior Galan started Sosua Sound Recordings and released Fareed´s debut Latin album-cd Love n Tears which spawned the now classic Merengue Track Bailando en La Play which became a Youtube international hit.

Fareed has since has gone on to record the remake in bachata of In The Air Tonight, Profundo which featured the hit Esa Mujer, Urban Tek Volume One with the EDM REMIX of Bailando En La Plays, the hit reggaeton track Vamos Pa La Calle and Urban Tek Volume 2 El Boricua Arabe released January 7th 2018. Urban Tek Vol. 2 El Boricua Arabe is his crossover Pop and Latin album which features the hit remake in reggae of Ain't No Sunshine fused with reggaeton. Fareed is the new voice in the Urban Pop Latin market bringing you a diverse mix of styles. Also Fareed is Program Director and Partner at the newest hottest internet radio station LHMPR RADIO latin heat meets Pop and RnB.

For more information on Fareed, please visit his website. Instagram


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