When it comes to afrolatin- and caribbean culture, dance and music, you will find a real nerd in Gabriel Riquelme.
Gabriel spins officially since 1999 his records at various parties such as funks, soul and disco nights in Cologne and since 2001 he has residencies on different latino- and salsaparties as well. Starting teaching salsa and mambo with his sound system “La Clave” in 2002, he added his University career in Latin American Studies a cultural and really lovely aspect of this topic.
From 2008-2010 since his times as scientific assistant at the Latin-American History Department of the Cologne University, where he was researching about afrocaribbean culture and music, Gabriel was host of the afrolatin webradio & culture show “cocinando con clave” broadcasting on soulsender.de.
In 2010 Gabriel founded with three friends the Cologne, Germany based Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld and is working there till today as booker and producer. Besides he is the co-promoter and resident dj of Radio Sabor one of Germanys biggest latin parties and resident-dj at Mambo Madness, colognes no. 1 mambo and on2 night.