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Released  January 29, 1991
Mo' Ritmo (1991)  Dos (1992)
Release date  29 January 1991
Length  49:02
Artist  Gerardo Mejía
Genre  Latin hip hop
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Recorded  Bossa Nova Hotel, Cafe Al Dente, Cliffhanger Studio in 1990
Producer  Christian Warren, Hilary Bercovici, Dr. Freeze and Michael Sembello
Label  Insomniac/Interscope Records
Similar  Gerardo Mejía albums, Other albums

Gerardo when the lights go out

Mo' Ritmo is the debut album by Ecuadorian singer Gerardo. It was released on January 29, 1991 on Interscope Records, the first such album to be released by the record company. Mo’ Ritmo achieved success by breaking into the top-50 on the Billboard 200 and the top-75 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, making Gerardo a summer hit in 1991.


Song lengths from the CD liner notes differ from the actual track lengths.

The groove remains the same mo ritmo wmv

Track listing

  1. "When the Lights Go Out" (Gerardo Mejía, Dan Sembello, Michael Sembello) – 4:05
  2. "Brother to Brother" (Mejía, Alfred Rubalcava) – 3:33
  3. "Rico Suave" (Mejia, Christian Warren) - 4:51
  4. "En Mi Barrio" (Mejia, M. Sembello) - 2:58
  5. "Latin Till I Die (Oye Como Va)" (Mejia, Tito Puente) - 4:01
  6. "We Want the Funk" (cover; written by Mejia, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and Jerome Brailey) - 4:12
  7. "Christina" (Mejia, Warren) - 3:56
  8. "Fandango" (Mejia, Rubalcava) - 5:30
  9. "You Gotta Hold of My Soul" (Mejia, M. Sembello) - 4:58
  10. "The Groove Remains the Same" (Mejia, M. Sembello, Brian O'Doherty) - 5:13
  11. ”When the Lights Go Out [Dr. Freeze Mix]” (Mejia, D. Sembello, M. Sembello) - 3:20


  • Lead vocals: Gerardo
  • Additional vocals: Coco, Ellis Hall, Nikki Harris, Anna Marie, Gerardo, Xavier Menia, Brian O’Daughtery, Alfred Rubalcava, Cruz Baca Sembello, and Michael Sembello
  • Programmers: Jimmy Abney, Hilary Bercovici, Brian O’Daughtery, Alfred Rubalcava, Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello, and Christian Warren
  • Engineer: Hilary Bercovici, David Bianco, Bobby Brooks, Bud Rizzo, and Michael Smith
  • Assistant Engineer: Tim Anderson
  • Mixers: Hilary Bercovici, David Bianco, Bobby Brooks, and Erik Zobler
  • Scratcher: D-Roc
  • Remixers: Dr. Freeze and Angela Piva
  • Timbales: Ronnie Gutierrez and Michael Sembello
  • Bongos: Alfred Ortiz
  • Congas: Alfred Ortiz
  • Photography: Barry King and Randee St. Nicholas
  • Songs

    1When the Lights Go Out4:06
    2Brother to Brother3:33
    3Rico Suave4:52


    Mo' Ritmo Wikipedia

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