Reik

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Reik is a Latin music performer from Mexicali, Baja California. The group was formed by Jesús Alberto Navarro Rosas, Julio Ramírez Eguía, and Gilberto Marín Espinoza. The group has signed a record contract with Sony music in 2003. They are considered as a Mexican or Latin American pop band with Spanish and Flamenco stylings and influences. Their band name signifies the strumming or raking of the guitar strings. A direct translation of the name means to rake, not in the gardening sense but in relation to the rhythm of a guitar strings being played. The band has released four full length studio albums. Those albums are ReiK (2005), Secuencia (2006), Un Día Más (2008), and latest offering, Peligro (2011). The band has also released nineteen singles in a span of six years. Gaining a devoting following since the outset of their career, Reik has toured the world since the release of their debut album in 2005. Reik has achieved a gold record on their debut offering in Mexico as well as selling just under 50,000 units in the territory of America. In addition to being considered Latin Pop the band branches out to incorporate segments of jazz, rock, americana, and swing into their diverse and intricate formulated Mexican Pop sounds. The band continues to grow and expand with each new album and in 2013 the band continues forward with more tour dates and music festivals slated before recording their next full length recording.