Mario “M. Rio” Valenzuela (f/k/a Em8) has been producing and developing artists for years and is now revisiting his roots as a rap artist under Monophonic Entertainment. His 2005 debut album “Not the Same” garnered a fan base in California and had songs in rotation on the West Coast. Soon after this release, M. Rio spent many years on the writing and production side of music. His upcoming release “Rise of the Resilient” will truly be a testament to his resilience as a man of God and a musical artist. With multiple tracks showcasing M. Rio’s original production and featuring a wide variety of artists, this mixtape will truly resonate with every audience and generation.