Al B. Rich

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Al B. Rich
Origin United States
Genres Electronica
Years active 2000-present
Labels Ultra Records
Associated acts MYNT
Members Albert Castillo
Rich "DJ Riddler" Pangilinan

Al B. Rich is the remix and production team of American Music Producers Albert Castillo and Rich "DJ Riddler" Pangilinan. Castillo, a musician who holds a Latin Grammy, also was a member of the production team Cibola in the late 1990s. Rich Pangilinan, musician and DJ, had also worked for years as a DJ and Producer and is credited for his work on the Gold-selling Jock Jam Megamix on Tommy Boy Records.

They met in the late 1990s while Castillo was producing for the production team called Cibola and remained friends. It wasn't until 2000, that the two decided to work together as a production team. Their first remix project was for a girl group called Eden's Crush created on the American TV show Popstars. They remixed both "Love This Way" and "Get Over Yourself" AL B. Rich then started remixing several projects including Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, and several others.

In 2004, AL B. Rich started their own group called "MYNT" on Ultra Records. They transformed a cover of Kurtis Mantronik's "How Did You Know" into a number three smash hit single on the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay chart that stayed on the charts for months. The song achieved some crosseover success on the Billboard Hot 100 chart peaking at #97. It was later followed by "Stay" (an original composition), which went top 5 on the Hot Dance Airplay chart in 2005. Both tracks were credited as "MYNT Featuring Kim Sozzi". In October 2005, they released their first full-length CD (Still Not Sorry) and their third single "Still Not Sorry", with Angelique-Solorzano on vocals.

In 2007, Al B. Rich produced a record called "The Anthem" for Pitbull feat. Lil Jon, which sampled the song "Calabria" by Enur. "The Anthem" is on Pitbull's full-length The Boatlift.

Albert Castillo is a Mexican-American currently married. Rich Pangilinan is a Filipino-American also married.


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