Ralph Mercado

  1. Polito Vega Never Goes Out Of Style

    June 28, 2012 5:30 PM EDT The joke goes like this: Two friends are standing on Fifth Avenue in New York as Polito Vega and the Pope stroll by, talking together. One of them asks, "Who's that?" The other replies, "I don't know who the old guy with t ...

  2. Ralph Mercado III Completes Acquisition Of Father's Company, RMP

    March 03, 2011 5:11 PM EST Ralph Mercado III, the son of the late label and promotions executive Ralph Mercado, has fully acquired his father's promotion company, RMP (Ralph Mercado Presents). Mercado III had already taken the helm of the company in 2007, when his fath ...

  3. Industry Veteran Ralph Mercado Dies At 67

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music impresario Ralph Mercado, founder of legendary indie salsa label RMM and long known as the executive behind a new generation of tropical music, has died. Mercado, who had battled cancer for two years, passed away at Hackensack University Med ...

  4. Peermusic Acquires RMM Catalogs

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes songs from Marc Anthony, Celia Cruz. Peermusic has acquired the worldwide copyright to all the works of Caribbean Waves and Crossing Borders Music, the catalogs once affiliated with tropical indie powerhouse RMM Records. Peer acquire ...