Disa

  1. Former, Current K-Paz Members Prep Albums

    January 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Majestad de la Sierra, a group formed by several former members of duranguense superstars K-Paz de la Sierra, is scheduled to release its debut album "Nueva Ilusion" on Disa Mar. 10. The band, led by vocalist Humberto Duran and musical d ...

  2. Label Promoter Lopez Dies

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Label promoter Irma Laura López died in a car accident on Saturday (Nov.1), reports the San Antonio Express-News . Lopez, 45, was with her mother Regina López, 74, when her car was struck head-on by another vehicle that crossed a median. Both wome ...

  3. Latin News Briefs: 'La Fabrika del Reggaeton,' Pesado

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Riding a wave of hits by Panamanian artists, Live Nation, Orjuela Entertainment and label Panama Music are presenting a Los Angeles concert Nov. 8 headlined by Eddy Lover, La Factoria and Mach & Daddy. Panama Music/Machete labelmates Makano, ...

  4. Disa Records Founder Returns To Label

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Domingo Chavez, who founded regional Mexican powerhouse label Disa Records with his family more than 30 years ago, has returned to the label as its president, Billboard has learned. Based in Los Angeles but dividing his time between Mexico and the ...

  5. Brazeros Musical Keyboardist Dies

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Juan Filiberto Valdez Aguirre, keyboardist for the Disa Records act Brazeros Musical de Durango, died Monday after being hit by a pickup truck on the Mexico City-Queretaro highway. He was 28. The group had been preparing for a promotional tour in ...

  6. Univision Completes Disa Acquisition

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Purchases remaining 50% of company. As expected , Univision Communications Inc. has purchased the remaining 50% of Mexico-based Disa Records and Edimonsa Publishing. Univision purchased 50% of Disa from the Chávez family of Monterrey, Mexico, in J ...

  7. Univision To Fully Acquire Disa Records

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie sold 50% stake in 2001. Univision Music Group is slated June 30 to complete its acquisition of Disa Records from the Chavez family in Mexico. Disa, one of the mightiest forces in regional Mexican music, commands nearly 14% of the Latin music ...