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Faiber Stiven Caicedo Castro, known as Venesti, is a Colombian singer, composer, and producer, blending afrobeat, reggaeton, dembow, merengue, and dancehall. Residing in Medellin, his innovative urban genre approach has garnered immense popularity on Spotify and YouTube, with 26.8 million streams million plays and 16.4 million views respectively.
Venesti has secured #1 in the Latin Pop billboard chart for 7 consecutive weeks with "No Es Normal".
Nominated for "Best New Artist" at the 2023 iHeart Radio Music Awards, and "Best Urban Track" at Premios Juventud 2023 for "Necesidad," Venesti captivates audiences with live performances. Venesti was also nominated at “Premios Lo Nuestro 2024” with hit “Necesidad” from his first studio Album, “De La Nada”, ‘Best Urban Song’. His album was released October 2023 with collaborations with artists like Randy Nota Loca, Jay Wheeler, Nacho, and Maffio.
Venesti's unstoppable rise signifies his influence in the music industry, especially as an Afrobeat performer. Committed to musical diversity, he transcends cultural boundaries, positioning himself at the forefront of the global music scene, embodying "the real sound."

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Events featuring Venesti

Mar 12, 2024
11:00pm — 11:40pm
Presented by
Cali, Colombia
Professional Connections
Venesti is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Other Artists to Tour With