Viper-Oceania On April 12, 2021 at 1:58 pm Rivera grew up in Puerto Rico, and was a fan of freestyle and Eurobeat when he bought two turntables to teach himself DJing techniques. Rivera performed at weddings and school party gigs, eventually leading to nightclubs at age of 16. After high school graduation, Rivera attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale to study music production and was introduced to many different digital audio tools including the popular Pro Tools program. While in college he released his first record, “El Sorullo”, a track influenced by Latin house music. The track became popular in New York City and Miami and his career was underway.