Born in Chicago, Illinois, Richie Pangilinan's journey into the music industry who would later become DJ Riddler, took him to Houston, Los Angeles, Austin, Miami, New York and back to Houston. The journey continues with some life experiences along the way.
Billboard Magazine lists him as one of the Top Ten Selling Artists of All Time in the Dance/Electronic Sales Chart with the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto, Moby & others for his various Mixed DJ Compilations. (Jan 10, 2014 Issue of Billboard Magazine)
His Radio Mixshows heard in over 15 Countries and featured on stations like SiriusXM, IHeartRadio, Z100 New York, KTU New York, Hot 95.7 Houston, Z100 Portland earned him Best Radio Mixshow DJ in 2010, 2011, 2013, & 2014, 2015, 2016 by the Music Industry. (Promo Only Summer Sessions)
Nominated for Best DJ in 2016 by the Houston Press.
In Radio, he's worked for some of the biggest radio stations in the United States including WHTZ-New York, WKTU-New York. KRBE-Houston, KKHH-Houston, KROI-Houston, KHFI-Austin, KTFM-San Antonio, KKRZ-Portland.
In June of 2016, Riddler was named Assistant Program Director/Music Director for CBS Radio KKHH Hot 95.7 FM and Program Director for KKHH HD-2 Energy 95.7
In March 2017, he was named Music Director and Afternoon Drive On-Air Personality for Radio One's KROI 92.1 FM Radio Now-Houston
In July 2018, Riddler won Best Top 40 Assistant Program Director/Music Director by the Music Industry. (Promo Only Summer Sessions)
In August 2018, Riddler was promoted to Assistant Program Director/Music Director for Radio One's KROI 92.1 FM Radio Now - Houston and WNOW 100.9 FM Radio Now - Indianapolis.
As a Record Label Executive, he's held positions in Promotions, Marketing, A&R for Tommy Boy Records, Capitol Records, MCA/Universal Records, and Ultra Records.
Rich Pangilinan also served as Vice President of Marketing for TakeoutMusic.com and TakeoutMarketing.com one of the first Online Digital Music Marketing companies that went public on the NASDAQ :TOMU (1993)
As a producer, Riddler has Officially Produced & Remixed over 100 Major Label Artists including Celiné Dion, DNCE, Selena Gomez, Pitbull & more.
As an Artist he's been signed to some of the biggest Electronic Dance Music Labels in the world including: Ultra Records, MCA/Universal, Strictly Rhythm, & Tommy Boy Records.
Riddler has held club residencies from New York (Webster Hall) to Las Vegas (Hard Rock Hotel Pool) along with playing at some of the biggest Festivals around the world.
As a Voiceover Talent, Riddler is the Male voice for Radio Station KROI - Houston and has done numerous commercials.