About


UMG Magazine was launched by Mr. Ruben J Burgos Sr. in 2017 to unearth emerging talent and showcase new trends. Originally a freely distributed regional magazine UMG Magazine is now distributed internationally and sold in shops and galleries in key cities. Featuring underground popular culture the editors bring to the fore music, art and fashion wrapped in celebrated layout and design.

Quoted as “One of the Seven overnight wonders of the world” and featured in development architect design books across the globe. UMG Magazine has worked with brands like Roc Nation, Interscope, Atlantic Records and many more to co-host a range of events.

The UMG Network Collective brand includes art, music and fashion events that span New York, Cali, Florida, Georgia, Chicago and many more states. From student lock-ins, contemporary art markets and exhibitions to representing the region’s music companies and organisations as the lead of the music mission to the annual Urban Media Global Network Collective Conference in Manhattan, New York.

In August 2017 UMG Magazine launched a viral syndication television publication. The publication is a monthly viral collection guide to cultural happenings in the world at large and what is not shown in media but has to be by our independent market niche and has already gained many fans thanks to its powerful messages and alternative content. 

Team UMG Magazine also curate the annual visual pop culture weekend “UMG SPICE CANDY. Selecting exhibitors, speakers and designers from across the globe UMG Spice Candy showcases illustration, art and design through a programme of events (exhibitions, expo, meet-ups, interventions, concerts), a talks program (with industry heavyweights) and creative workshops.


CREATOR, ARCHITECT, FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE CHIEF EDITOR….

mr-dope-chef-1897Mr. Ruben J Burgos Sr. is the Founder of Urban Media Global Network Collective & Artist Promotion Multimedia Music Network. Author of “The Life Collection of Mr. Ruben J Burgos“. Producer, Director & Writer of Hip Hop’s Road To Riches and best web series syndication promoter. Host of World Star Battle Grind. Brand Marketer of Mr. Dope Chef. Independent Record Label Owner of Urban Media Global Records with Urban Media Global Artist. Model Agency Owner at Urban Media Global Model. Founder & Chief Editor of Urban Media Global Magazine. Architect of United States Promoter’s “Team Dope Chef“. His experience coordination marketing efforts to achieve key objectives in every business venture He has applied hisself to. Self-starter with a creative eye for design and recognized ability to effectively manage multiple, high priority projects while maintaining a superior standard of work. Highly effective creative services for artist project management and marketing communications leading strategies in fast pace environments to bring in projects on strategy, his experience and skills innovate, assemble, effectively organize, and coordinate divergent element required to exceed expectations. He is a entrepreneur, strategist, and producer with a passion for video blogging and social media community networking / web design and coding development.