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Origin: Brooklyn, New York

Genre: Native Funk Dance

Years Active: - Present

Official Websites: www.feliperose.com

Felipe Rose



Eyes:  Dark Brown

Hair:   Dark Brown

Height:  5’11

Weight:  200 lbs





 www.feliperose.com                                                         www.youtube.com/FelipeRose Fanclub                      


Present:  As the original co-founder and original Native American Taino/Lakota member of the world renowned VILLAGE PEOPLE from 1977 – 2017.

Now, a solo artist out with a new international dance single – “Dance Again”  “Life After Lockdown” written by Rose while in lockdown during the global pandemic

with a highly produced video on http://youtube.com/FELIPEROSE - “DANCE AGAIN”

With prior recordings with 4 Native American Music Awards, written and produced by Felipe Rose himself.   There are few entertainers who have enjoyed a successful 40+ year career in the music, television and film industry. 


Felipe is a singer, actor, a visual artist/painter and now a producer, who continues to stay relevant, with his own podcast series the “DISCO CHRONICLES”.



1978        -French film             “ Tu Te Tiem, Por La Barbacette”

1979        - US Film                “Can’t Stop The Music”   -   Allan Carr – Producer

1994        -                          Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

1996        -   Down Periscope            Kelsey Grammer

2002        - “We Are Family”             Spike Lee, Producer

(Documentary of September 22nd recording session for the World Trade Center Victims)



Midnight Special, The Big Show with Steve Allen, Dick Clark’s 25th Anniversary, Love Boat – 2 Hour Special, VHI-1 Behind The Music, The Bob Hope U.S.O Special

The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Tim Conway Show, Married With Children Special, Tonight Show With Jay Leno 5 Shows, Soul Train, Joan Rivers Show, Family Feud

I’ve Got A Secret, To Tell The Truth, The Osborne’s, Caroline Rhea Show, 20/20, The Prosecutors, The Wendy Williams Show and The Micky Burns Show.


RECORDINGS:   With Village People


Casablanca Records and Film Works, Scorpio Music, RCA, Philip & Arrival Records, Mercury/UK, BMG, Tommy Boy Records, Tomahawk Records



Village People                           -      1977

Macho Man/Hot Cop                 -      1978

Crusin                                        -      1978

Go West                                     -     1979

Live and Sleazy                         -     1980        Live Album and Studio Album

Can’t Stop The Music                -     1980        Sound Track

Renaissance                               -      1981

Fox On the Box                           -      1982

Sex Over the Phone                   -      1985

Far Away In America                   -      1994


Solo Recordings:                    Songwriter/Producer

Trail of Tears                           -       2000

We’re Still Here                       -       2003

Red Hawk Woman                  -       2005

Going Back To My Roots        -       2018

Dance Again                           -       2021



Gold and Platinum Album and Singles                    (35)

American Music Award                                             (1)

Billboard Awards                                                       (2)

George M. Cohen “Entertainer of the Year Award    (1)

Native American Music Awards                                 (5)

Library of Congress Induction YMCA                    (2020)


Voice Training:   Tenor

Thermon Bailey

Dona Vaughan

Jeff Rolka



Warren Roberston  School of Method Acting

Ana Panaro

Dance Training:

Lisa Bradley                                          Joffrey Ballet

Paschal Guzman              Downtown Ballet de Puerto Rico

Phil Black

Louis Falco

Louis Johnson Dance Company- Hine-Hatchett Company



The Crazy Horse Saloon   Paris

Village People                   New York   -   Far Away In America                             German Soccer Team

Various Artists



Fluent in English and Spanish


Summer Stock

“West Side Story”       Role - Bernardo

 SUNY – Plattsburgh, New York


Professional Affiliations:


The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc       (Grammys)

Native American Music Awards    (NAMA)      Advisory Board 

Vinyl Legends Hall of Fame

Native American Music Hall of Fame

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


References Upon Request