New York’s own Doug Gomez started his musical career as a DJ, honing his skills with the explosions of Hip Hop, House Music and dancehall genres dominating the NYC club scene at the time.
As a true New Yorker of Colombian roots, his love for drums and sophisticated melodies led him to embrace the path from Deejaying to business then eventually to production. He worked for the German powerhouse ZYX Music & NYC’s Waako Records as A&R/promotions director and label manager.
Doug desire to express his love through production for what he affectionately calls “That New York sound”, a mix of organic, soulful music, combined with afro latin rhythms, was evident on his 2016 releases. His productions led to an onslaught of releases on such notable labels including MoBlack, Offering recordings, Sole Channel, Tambor Music, King Street Sounds, Global Diplomacy and many more. All of which led him to be nominated # 9 on the traxsource.com, top afrohouse artists of 2016.
2017-2018 saw the start of his own label Merecumbe Recordings, as an outlet not just for his own music, but from current hot and upcoming producers. Doug was also nominated #2 Afrohouse artist 2018 and #19 overall artist by traxsource.com
In 2019, Doug dominated the afrohouse scene and was nominated the #1 afro house artist and #7 soulful house artist by traxsource.com. Doug’s musical expression crossed over to afrocumbia and Salsa rhythms in 2020 where he will continue to grow and experiment with new sounds.