- Christian Acosta talks exclusively about his success as an artist
- The actor makes an important announcement about Platino Radio in DJ Mode and talks about how he overcame cancer
- Acosta fuses energetic pop music with his creative personality to develop American sounds for Latin audiences
Christian Acosta, recognized for his comprehensive talent in the music, television and social media industries, has consolidated his position in the US / Hispanic market as the ultimate triple threat. As a cancer survivor, Acosta advocates for his fellow survivors through his philanthropic efforts around the world.
With YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, Acosta’s reach on social networks exceeds one million and continues to grow. In addition to his success on television and YouTube, Acosta fuses energetic pop music with his creative personality to develop American sounds for Latin audiences, inspired by his Colombian-American upbringing.
Christian Acosta talks about his new Platino Radio platform in DJ Mode
Platinum Radio in DJ Mode is a listening experience that combines music with commentary from artists and presenters, bringing fans even closer to the music they love. DJ Mode offers custom stations with Christian Acosta, and will feature top DJs, featured artists, music experts, and even Alexa drop-ins, sharing compelling anecdotes, new music recommendations, and more.
Acosta was invited by Alejandro Sanz to join the music legend on stage to sing his hit song, ‘No Es Lo Same’, at his Mexico City concert, in front of 30,000 sold-out fans. Following the success of his second single, “Dame de Beber,” Acosta is scheduled to release his third musical single in 2021. Now the artist speaks exclusively to Hispanic World on how he has come forward in his career and in his health.
Christian Acosta Platino Radio: Tell me about this new project you’re in?
“I tell you that Platino Radio in DJ Mode is an evolution of what is a playlist that we already know and that we listen to every day, our music is through playlists. What Platino Radio DJ Mode does is it takes you to that next level with information about the song, very interesting anecdotes about how the song was created, how certain artists got together to collaborate, how they recorded the music video. That information that not only I as a host will be giving, also from the artists who also participate and who make their exclusive stories. We also have Alexa, who participates in Platino Radio DJ Mode ”.
“And she also gives her information about the artists or the songs, or she simply also presents the next song that is going to be heard at that moment. So it is a very good evolution of what a playlist is and of course in English and Spanish, as well as, that is, everything has evolved and I think it is that word. Many of my friends who are, that is, Latinos, we speak to each other in Spanish, in English, in Spanglish. So this is for everyone. In other words, if one speaks English, Spanish or both, the main one to listen to the Platinum Radio DJ Mode ”.
Christian Acosta Platino Radio: Between so much competition and so many platforms, how different do you think Platino Radio offers in DJ Mode?
“It is not necessarily the different thing, if it is not the only thing, that is, in the sense that there is access through the Amazon Music application platform, but it can also be heard through your echo. So it is to have access at all hours there listening to Platino Radio in DJ Mode ”.
“Being one in the office, one being in the gym, in the kitchen, in the bedroom. In other words, wherever you are, there with the application or with your echo, you can listen to Platino Radio in DJ Mode. So rather, we are here to accompany them wherever and whenever they want ”.
Christian Acosta Platino Radio: What will your fans listen to, which one do you like the most?
“It is a celebration of Latin music that is being heard today also as our back. It is definitely a celebration of music that has come to break down barriers and obviously achieve tremendous success. We have, of course, the seven reggaetons of today, combined with pop songs, ballads that maybe haven’t been heard in a few years. In addition, it is also a presentation of new artists, new songs, also giving a platform to that new generation of artists who are about to leave. “
“We, obviously, giving you that opportunity for you to also listen and discover this new music. As we say, it is to discover your favorite song for tomorrow. So it’s a combination of all of that. We don’t fit into one gender. What it does is celebrate Latin culture, which obviously has many genres of music, including Latin music ”.
Do you remember a song or a singer in particular that has marked you?
“There are several, but what I am celebrating at this moment more than anything else is Farruko, that is, the fact that he has evolved so much as an artist with a different sound each time, because, that is, today we see him as a little more of that electronic theme. But recently it had its reggae way too. Obviously we know that he has had his Reggaetón ”.
“So when playing Farruko’s songs when presenting them well, I don’t know, I started to think and I said wow, the impact that Farruco has had with his career and through many genres, many sounds, so I think that’s what It has hit me the most lately. Well there like wow, points for Farruko. Obviously I’m a fan of Farruko ”. Filed Under: Christian Acosta Platino Radio
Although you were born in the United States, your blood is Latin because of your Colombian parents. Do you think that is an advantage? What do you like most about having that Latin blood?
“I think it is an advantage today. At the beginning of my career maybe not. Several years ago, the fact of being, let’s say, American, and I posted this on my social media a few days ago. The fact of being very American for the Latin market or very Latin for the American market is sometimes. Before it was seen as something negative ”.
“Today, rather, it is what has given me all those opportunities and I have always been proudly Latino and proudly American at the same time. And I think that is precisely what Platino Radio in DJ Mode is, that celebration of what our culture is. Obviously respecting everything we have achieved and also obviously with the hope of everything that awaits us as a culture and as a community ”. Filed Under: Christian Acosta Platino Radio
What is your next goal to meet?
“Well, my next goal here is to continue breaking with Platino Radio in DJ Mode. Without a doubt and perhaps this has also given me cravings again, because many do not know that I also started my career in music making music, so now I feel like the conductor of Platino Radio in DJ Mode ”.
“As it has given me that inspiration to release songs, so soon I think they will also hear music from me, not only Farruco and also from Cristián Acosta.” When will we hear your new musical single? “I already have the first single ready and I hope, before the year is over, to be able to make a release.” Filed Under: Christian Acosta Platino Radio
Is there anything else we should know about you?
“Well, there are many things about me that obviously I am on one side at all times. I have a lot of bills to pay, so, I mean, wherever they hire me, there I am. I think that more than everything is seeing Platino Radio grow in DJ Mode this is just, just beginning and obviously there are many possibilities, there is a lot to do ”.
“And obviously what I have seen in these days since the launch has been an incredible welcome, not only from my friends, but also from my followers and also from the same artists who have also written to me. So what excites me the most is seeing Platino Radio grow in DJ Mode. In other words, there are many things that we can continue to do. And I repeat, this is just beginning ”. Filed Under: Christian Acosta Platino Radio
How do you do to take your career and keep growing?
“Well, no complications. I think that what it is to keep working and keep fighting, because what people see obviously that is all beautiful when one is already at the top, when one already has the television program or when one is already there driving with the music. . Obviously what is not seen is all the effort, the tears, the trips at three in the morning without being able to sleep in the air and without being able to be with his family ”.
“But I love it. I mean, that’s why I got into this world and I’ve struggled a lot to let it go like nothing. And I think it’s good energy. Besides, I try to avoid controversies and that negative energy. I had cancer as a child then. In other words, life is a gift. The truth is that I celebrate it every day, I don’t stress, I had a great time. And I’m trying to achieve everything I can while I’m here. “
As a cancer survivor, what would you say to those people who are still fighting the disease?
What a lot of strength. It’s the only thing I can say, because the most important thing is that positive energy. And that is very hard. It is very difficult. I see what my parents went through. Obviously I was the one with cancer, but I see what the parents went through, because to my half as a child I say I do not know how my parents did it, that is, being in the United States of immigrants and I do not know how they managed in that situation.
They are my heroes with all of this. So family and positive energy is what I recommend the most and not to anyone who is going through a difficult time. Like something like that. He sent them lots of hugs and go ahead. Listen to Platino Radio in DJ Mode. I’ll be there, giving you this information, entertaining you as well, having a good time with you, informing you and celebrating in that culture. Filed Under: Christian Acosta Platino Radio