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Raul Ortega Garay-Touching Lives of The Listeners Through His Soulful Pop Music

Since the innovation of radio, when individual pieces of music were broadcasted, pop music has existed. Over time, it became a widespread phenomenon that has been embraced by youngsters in particular. The various genres that have surfaced over the years and continue to develop to this day have been incorporated through the evolution of the pop genre. Even though English pop music is the most well-known, pop music of Mexico, Japan, France, Korea, Germany, and other nations in which they have incorporated their own languages and aspects has also gained importance in recent years.

Pop has evolved into much more than just repeated verses and a catchy melody and is now considered a symbol of how musical trends and music have changed over time, bringing together sounds that could not have worked in conjunction, but did in a manner that was greatly appreciated. The influences that shaped its development are the reason why pop music is as rich and diverse as it is today. Pop music is a wonderful and complicated genre at the same time because of the way it is composed.

In the music industry, pop music can be considered a melting pot, a venue where different sounds have been mixed together and linked by traditional pop’s structure and melody. In addition, its diverse sound has not refrained from discussing subjects such as life, loss, and love along with various other emotions that are at the core of every type of music. Pop music is always changing, reflecting political and social conditions while also amplifying and fleshing out information about events from various eras.

There have been numerous instances where pop music has had an impact on culture. It has the potential to serve as an all-encompassing force, uniting people of different backgrounds under a single sound. It can likewise be utilized as a medium for social change, bringing issues to light and stirring individuals to activity. Pop music can reflect incidents of the past and can express what is going on in the world currently. In a nutshell, pop music has the power to influence societies, communities, and culture in several ways, regardless of its function.

Nowadays, solo singers and musicians are more common than bands or groups when it comes to pop artists. However, to become a pop artist, one should have the ability to compose unforgettable melodies through creativity, confidence, and musical style. One such individual who has brought pop music to another level through his talent and creative skills is the Los Angeles-based Mexican-American pop singer, rapper, songwriter, and dancer Raul Ortega Garay Jr, widely known as Vibe ExclusivE. 

In his early years, Vibe ExclusivE received admission to Cerritos College and the University of California, Los Angeles following his Lynwood High School graduation in 2009. As a child, he always had the desire to become a pop singer and songwriter. Initially, he used to perform under the direction of his older brother at numerous musical events, local talent shows, and high school dance competitions out of passion.

In his professional career, he earned his first break as a dancer in the background of Kinky’s song “Hasta Quemarnos” at the age of just seventeen. In order to achieve his childhood dream of becoming a gang member, Vibe ExclusivE joined the wrong group at the beginning of his professional career. However, he couldn’t handle seeing one of his friends being shot in front of him and made the decision, following the horrific incident, to start over and reorganize his life by focusing on music with the valuable guidance of his elder brother. After witnessing the death of his friend, Vibe ExclusivE launched his first-ever track, “Pull Up,” in 2020. With this song, Vibe ExclusivE became popular as a pop and hip-hop artist and it was only after the success of this single that The Game, a seasoned rapper, offered Vibe ExclusivE to remix his famous song “Pull Up.”

Even though Vibe ExclusivE began his professional career playing pop and hip-hop music, he not long ago made a shift to Spanish reggaeton, demonstrating his versatility, potential, and talent. Throughout the course of his successful career, he has teamed up with well-known rap artists like Fat Joe, Zaythoven, and The Game, and has produced, sung, and composed songs such as “Party Not Over,” “Feel the Vibe,” “Vamonos,” “La Llamada,” and “Be My Girl.” He has earned the reputation of a self-taught and independent artist whose works frequently incorporate facets of his personal life and previous experiences and touches the lives of the listeners.

 Numerous famous media outlets, including Billboard hip-hop, Digital Journal, HipHop Weekly, THISIS 50, Medium, and The Source magazine have featured his musical compositions as well as his entire pop music journey. He currently lives in the state of Virginia, where he works as an Aircrew Survival Equipmentman in the Navy. Using his knowledge and expertise, he recently established Feel the Vibe Entertainment, an independent record label. 

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