Mario Herazo, popularly known as DJ Mario, is one of the notable names in the American music industry. DJ Mario is the official DJ for Vibra Urbana, the biggest reggae festival in the US. He is also one of the most widely traveled DJs, having visited various countries. DJ Mario is a member of the Heavy Hitters DJ crew, a notable establishment in the US music scene.
The sensational DJ currently works seven nights a week, entertaining people across the country. He has earned himself a spot in the hearts of many as their favorite DJ, thanks to his exceptional skills and abilities to entertain. DJ Mario Duran is known as a top DJ who has something for everyone, which is enhanced by his ability to read his crowd’s mood and move with their tempo.
Music has always been part of Mario’s life. His present-day love for music has been influenced by a rich musical background. Mario grew to nurture his passion, choosing to become a DJ. He honed his skills by Djing for family, friends, and local school events, and quickly progressed to nightclubs. His fame in the club scene rose, introducing his presence in the music scene. DJ Mario has since worked hard, collaborating and working with other industry talents who have helped him scale his brand.
After building himself a name in the music industry, DJ Mario decided to pursue his next career as a radio DJ and personality. Radio was something he had always wanted to do, and when the opportunity came his way, he did not hesitate. In 2008, Mario got his start as an on-air DJ for Mega 94.9 FM, a Miami-based radio station. After working for a while, he began organizing his own events and eventually established himself as one of Miami’s most popular nightlife entertainers.
DJ Mario began representing Lil Jon, Maluma, and Sech and traveling with well-known artists all over the world, performing in arenas from Mexico to the Dominican Republic, Spain, and beyond. This was an exciting experience and one which helped grow his network and brand beyond the American borders.
More than a decade later, DJ Mario is now making his mark by officially becoming a resident DJ for the famous LIV along with other incredible nightclubs such as Vibra Urbana and KiKi on the River in Miami. With a great team by his side, he strives to deliver great music, passion, and positive energy.
“I want to eventually host classes for up-and-coming DJs on how to read the crowd when DJing and teach basic things that I see some new DJs lack. In the future, I would also love to host my radio show and continue to build my brand by collaborating with artists in the music industry,” explains DJ Mario.
DJ Mario says to never give up on your dream. The key lies in being patient, creating good relationships with people in the industry, and to continue to hone your skills. This is the way to find success. Working with other like-minded people can help you achieve your dreams easier than working alone.