'Despacito' Producer-Songwriters Andres Torres & Mauricio Rengifo Sign to Milk & Honey Management
Andres Torres and Mauricio Rengifo have inked a new co-management deal with Latin pop mogul Sebastian Krys and his Rebeleon Entertainment, Milk & Honey management announced Monday (Jan. 22).
The production and songwriting duo scored a biggie with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's chart-topper “Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber, making a triumphant follow-up with Fonsi and Demi Lovato's “Echame La Culpa.” Colombian-born, Torres and Rengifo have worked together for the past two years on records for Sebastian Yatra, Morat and OneRepublic, garnering major hits on both U.S. and Latin charts.
“We couldn’t be more excited to represent this hit-making duo as they just moved to Los Angeles on the heels of their 2017 success," said Lucas Keller, founder and president of Milk & Honey, in a statement. "Their records and ear for sound design and production is some of the best I’ve heard in both the pop and latin genres. There is a lot ahead, they’re only just getting started.”
Newly added to Milk & Honey’s growing roster of songwriters and producers, Andres and Mauricio now join the ranks of hit-makers Oak Felder, Sir Nolan, David Hodges, Rich Costey and Jamie Hartman and many other, whose credits include James Arthur’s "Say You Won’t Let Go," Demi Lovato’s "Sorry Not Sorry," Imagine Dragon’s "Thunder," and Alessia Cara’s "Scars To Your Beautiful," to name a few.