Former NBA Superstar Rony Seikaly Launches Music Career
Former NBA Superstar Rony Seikaly has a new career in mind as an up-and-coming DJ/Producer and with that goal in mind has signed with Subliminal Records.
Ready with a string of completed, floor-friendly tunes, the first of these, "Come With Me"-with lyrics by Seikaly-is released this summer on Subliminal Records. Bumping, classic house numbers with bite, Subliminal has a Seikaly track scheduled for a release every four-to-five weeks. The next single comes September 2010.
"[Seikaly] is a raw talent with a great musical ear," says Subliminal's Erick Morillo. "That is why I am excited to put out his first single on Subliminal and unleash him on the world."
Formerly known for his spinning moves around the opposing team's defense on the basketball court, Seikaly earned the nickname, "The Spin Doctor." In the last few years Seikaly has become known for a different kind of spinning: music. "Sports will always be my love. But music will always be my passion," Seikaly-now an in-demand DJ and producer-states.
Speaking knowledgeably about various musical eras, Seikaly has an inherent understanding for the music that has inspired him and influenced his unique style. Dubbed "Rony Style" by such electronic music heavyweights Morillo, Seikaly himself loosely defines it as "happy underground."
Seikaly himself is possibly the one having the most fun in any nightclub. His enjoyment in playing music and seeing the crowd's reaction is a huge part of the experience. Although Seikaly has been a longtime partner in numerous bars, lounges, and clubs around the Miami area (Bar None, Mynt, Mokai, Club Wall at the W Hotel), his talents go far beyond that locality. LIV (Miami), Spybar (Chicago), Pacha (NYC), Playhouse (LA), Queen(Paris), and Amnesia (Ibiza) are a few spots that have experienced Seikaly's sought-after inimitable style.
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