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Rising Stars: Meet Robert Rangel

Today we’d like to introduce you to Robert Rangel.

Los Angeles native DJ INFERNO (Robert Rangel) has been intrigued by the art of DJing since he was eleven. Consumed with the desire to create, INFERNO instinctively knew his destiny. He spent his teenage years perfecting his craft and becoming a resident DJ for the Hollywood nightlife, setting him on a trajectory toward the heights of the music industry and stamping his name in the culture. One which he continues to elevate to this day!

Upon submitting mixtapes and showcasing his mixing skills to LA’s number 1 hip-hop radio station Power106, INFERNO secured a spot on-air every weekend. INFERNO entertained the city of LA, debuting the hottest new songs & breaking artists, providing LA with the perfect party soundtrack.

For over a decade, INFERNO’s work, influence, and reputation has expanded beyond the airwaves and nightclubs in LA. He’s toured with and deejayed for the likes of Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, YG and Ty Dolla $ign. Additionally, INFERNO has performed at Coachella, Powerhouse, Rock the Bells & stadiums across the country, from the Caribbean to all over Europe. INFERNO has been recognized by record labels & the music industry, receiving multi-platinum plaques from recording artists DJ Khaled, Cardi B, Lil Baby, YG, G-Eazy and Tyga to name a few. His role in becoming one of the key components in the success of their records has established INFERNO as a major player in the game.

INFERNO is not content to stay within the bounds of a traditional DJ. He is expanding his vision and brand across media platforms, audiences, and partnerships by collaborating with the fashion, television, and film industry. You can now find INFERNO DJing for Rihanna at her red-carpet events, on-set at her productions, and supporting her brands such as SAVAGE, Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin. INFERNO recently played at the Savage X Fenty Amazon fashion show premier event in NYC and brought the house down. Aside from seeing INFERNO behind the turntables, he is currently curating music for all Savage X Fenty retail stores throughout the nation. His effort to evolve the standards of a DJ is setting the bar high.

Continuing in his success, INFERNO has been featured on Fox 11 News, DJ CITY, HEAVY HITS, CLUB KILLERS and BPM Supreme. He is currently constructing his own sets and expanding his network and influence. INFERNO is determined to express his vision through music, design, and fashion, making a new lane and inspire fans, old and new.

INFERNO currently has a residency on SiriusXm (Hip Hop Nation) & Dash Radio (Hip HopX).

We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
Not so much a challenge, I enjoy the process of challenges. To keep self motivated leveling up in the DJ world & Music industry.

To keep moving forward proving the negative Nancy’s wrong.

To be an example to everyone with a dream with hard work, self-motivation, good intentions, & great character anything can be accomplished.

Alright, so let’s switch gears a bit and talk business. What should we know about your work?
Gate Keeper in the music industry, Currently DJing for Rihanna & music curator for all of her brands SavageXFenty, Fenty Skin, Fenty Beauty.

Do you have any advice for those looking to network or find a mentor?
Finding a mentor is super valuable & important in any field. They can be very helpful for one’s growth, sharing knowledge, bouncing ideas & straight keeping you in check.

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