Percussionist Emedin Rivera is a highly respected and accomplished artist in a vast array of con-temporary music genres. Emedin’s unique rhythmic percussion clearly underscores the Latin-Caribbean-African influences. Emedin has performed with such accomplished artists as Stevie Wonder, Harry Belafonte, LaToya Jackson, Sting, Gregory Hines, and Ben E. King. He has also appeared on The David Letterman Show, Show Time at the Apollo, Dellaventura, The Harry Belafonte PBS Special, and Robert Wuhl’s World Tour. Emedin’s commercial credits include , Anheuser-Busch, Visa Cards, Bose Sound System and Mercedes-Benz.
Emedin Rivera has appeared in magazines such as Modern Drummer and Christian Musician. Not only that but Emedin is also an accomplished inventor. He invented a custom drum kit called Conga-Toms. Including an unbreakable bongo head that he calls Em-Rays and a shaker that sounds like a rain stick called the Cyclone Shaker.