Established in 1997, the Bronx Walk of Fame has served as the premier honor that can be bestowed upon any Bronx native, with past luminaries including Prince Royce, Chazz Palmintieri, Fat Joe, Swizz Beats and over 120 other heros and sheros of the borough. This years honorees are television director Eif Rivera, actor Luis Antonia Ramos, and rapper Remy Ma.
EIF RIVERA was raised in the South Bronx and is of Puerto Rican descent. He began illustrating comic book characters at a young age using different mediums to bring his work to life. His obsession for art and music led him to the passionate and thriving world of Hip Hop culture.
He attended the NYC High school for Art and Design and made music Industry connections which led him to create logos, album covers & campaigns for the Hip Hop Community like the iconic Big Pun logo and the wildly successful logo for Young Jeezy's Snowman.
He is now a TV Episodic Director with his first Directorial debut on the Starz / Lionsgate network. His portfolio of work includes directing "Raising Kanan," "Black Mafia Family," and "Bobby Brown Story," to name a few. He won the Video of the Year award in 2020 CBS/BET network awards show. Video of the year 2019 Latin American Music Awards along with Dj Khaled's Grammy win for" Higher" featuring John Legend. He has amassed over 2 Billion Youtube views for just two videos alone! Cardi B's " I Like It" and Justin Biebers " I'm The One".
LUIS ANTONIO RAMOS was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico, this next inductee was raised in The Bronx. He is known for his role in the American Drama series “Power” and for his work in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” and in the sitcom “Martin.”
He had recurring roles in several television shows such as on “In the House”and “Ink,”and guest-starring roles on “NYPD Blue,” “Just Shoot Me,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “The Jamie Foxx Show,” “New York Undercover,” “Mad About You,” “Law & Order” and “Miami Vice.”
He starred in the film “Miracle In Spanish Harlem,” in which he played a single father of two young girls and on USA Network's The Huntress. His TV Movie career includes “The Other Side of Dark,” “Mothershed or Berndt,” “The Anissa Ayala Story,” and “Nails.”
He is the recipient of the “Helen Hayes Award” for Best Actor for his performance in the play “Stand Up Tragedy.” His additional theater work includes “Dancing on Her Knees,” “Cloud Tectonics,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Tears Will Tell It All,” “Widows,” “Richard II,” “Henry the IV,” “Pendragon,” “The Sound of Music,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Latins from Manhattan.”
REMY MA was born in The Bronx and grew up in the Castle Hill Projects. She started writing poetry at a young age and her work caught the eye of Big Pun. She began her career singing on Big Pun’s album “Yeeeah Baby.”
After the untimely death of Big Pun, rapper Fat Joe signed her to his imprint label under SRC and Universal where she became a member of his hip hop group “Terror Squad.” She appeared on their second album, “True Story,” Their single, "Lean Back", which topped the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks and earned her a Grammy nomination.
In 2006, she released her debut album “There's Something About Remy: Based on a True Story,” which was supported by the singles "Whuteva", "Conceited" and "Feels So Good".
She continued to work with Fat Joe and recorded "All the Way Up", receiving platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of American, and two Grammy Award nominations.
Last year she starred in the film “6:45,” horror film that was directed by Craig Singer.