Hot off the heels of their latest urban radio hit, "ME NIEGO," which is dominating charts worldwide, Latin Grammy-winning band, REIK will perform at H-E-B Center on October 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1 at 10:00 AM via Ticketmaster.com.
Founded by Jesus Alberto, the band includes Navarro Rosas (lead vocals), Julio Ramirez Eguia (guitar/background vocals), and Gilberto Marin Espinoza (guitar). The meaning of the group’s name is “rake” which is the raking of the guitar’s strings.
Reik’s first album was a self-titled debut album that released May 2005. Their first single “Yo Quisiera” received heavy rotation on Mexican Pop radio stations and went to number one quickly after. Reik’s debut album went gold in Mexico in May of 2005 after selling 50,000 albums.
Reik was certified Platinum in Mexico for selling 120,000 copies. Their second album, Secuencia, was released November 2006, which featured the single “Invierno” gaining popularity in Latin American. In September 2008 Reik released their third studio album “Un Dia Mas,” and in 2009, Reik won a Latin Grammy Award for the Best Pop Album by a Group with Vocals for “Un Dia Mas.”
In 2016, Reik released their fifth album with new singles such as “Voy a Olvidarte” and “Ya me entere” which is described in the album as “a simple theme to the heart.”