Latin music veteran Eduardo ‘Edup’ del Pilar (pictured) has joined Ingrooves’ Latin music division, effective immediately.
He will focus on business development and A&R in Latin territories around the world.
In his newly created role, del Pilar will remain based in his native home of Puerto Rico and report to Amy Dietz, Ingrooves Executive Vice President/General Manager.
Del Pilar rose to prominence in the music industry as a multi-platinum Grammy-nominated producer/mixing engineer.
He’s worked with artists including Wisin, Jowell & Randy, Dela Ghetto, Almighty, Zion & Lennox, Arcangel, Tego Calderon, Nicky Jam, Darkiel, Cosculluela Farruko and others.
He is also known as a successful record executive for forming Primo Boyz Records, where he worked with artists including Almighty, White Noise & D-Anel. In 2018, del Pilar formed Audio Whiz, an artist incubator and influencer developer.
Ingrooves continues to expand in the Latin music genre, recently signing deals with Pitbull’s Mr. 305 Records label, Star Island and Rich Music, to name a few.
Ingrooves is the global distributor for a number of current hits in the Latin arena, including Sech’s “Otro Trago” featuring Darrell (Rich Music), Lunay’s”Soltera” featuring Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny (Star Island Records) and Dalex’s “Pa Mi” featuring Sech, Rafa Pabön, Cazzu, Feid, Khea and Lenny Tavarez (Rich Music).
Dietz said: “Over the years Eduardo has built an impressive body of work and gained the respect of the music industry around the world.
“Having him in Puerto Rico, leading a growing segment of our business, will enable us to continue to expand our footprint in Latin music both domestically and abroad.
“We’re thrilled to have him on Ingrooves’ team.”
“I’m excited to be part of a team that is a leader in the Latin music space.”
Eduardo del Pilar
Del Pilar added: “Ingrooves has built an impressive reputation as a company that is always ahead of the curve, technologically and culturally.
“They’ve also made a huge commitment to developing Latin and Urban artists in the U.S. and in Latin territories around the world.
“I’m excited to be part of a team that is a leader in the Latin music space.”Music Business Worldwide