He grew up in the Bronx, New York and started playing guitar at a young age.
He released a single called Ya No in 2012 with Steve Styles of the bachata group Xtreme.
He has a brother, Max Santos, with whom he started the group D'Element. He has three daughters named Aliaah, Alisha, and Natalie.
He and his brother Max released the single "You & Me" as part of D'Element.