He started to study music at a young age in the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, where he begin playing classical piano. Later he moved to Los Angeles, California, and attended the Musicians Institute, in Hollywood, Los Angeles Music Academy, Santa Monica, and Los Angeles City College where he studied percussion and drums.
He has performed in Colombia, United States and Mexico including places like the iconic Rolling Stone Bar in Hollywood, Echo Place (Los Angeles), Bulevard3 (Los Angeles), The Room (Los Angeles), Circus Disco (Los Angeles), Hollywood Hotel (Los Angeles), La Cita (Los Angeles), Sevilla (Long Beach), Matrix Nightclub & Lounge (Santa Barbara), Catch One (Los Angeles), RPM Records (Bogota), Museum of Contemporary Art (Bogota), La Villa (Bogota), among others.
VLATZ has been a guest artist on several records and musical videos like alternative rock band Wonderfox (USA), From Inside (USA), Alejandro Montesinos (Spain) and Laura Torres (Colombia).
He currently lives in Los Angeles and is producing his new record material.