Bomba Estéreo was formed as a project led by Visual Artist Simón Mejía, in collaboration with difierent musicians, DJ’s and artists. In 2006, Bomba Estéreo released their first album, titled ‘Vol. 1’, which counted with the collaboration of MC Li Saumet, who sang in some of the tracks of the record. This collaboration gave birth to a new musical relationship between Simón and Li.
In 2012, Bomba Estéreo released their much awaited third album ‘Elegancia Tropical’, acclaimed by fans, critics and media around the world. Today it’s one of the best positioned albums in the charts, leading in digital sales in itunes stores. The album was physically released in Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, United States, UK, Europe and Japan. In 2013, ‘Elegancia Tropical’ was nominated for ‘Best Alternative Music Album’ in the Latin GRAMMY Awards.