"UNIQUE RIDES" REVOLUTIONIZES ORDINARY AUTOS FOR DJ KHALED, NICK CANNON, FAT JOE, MIKE EPPS AND MORE IN AN ALL NEW SEASON
--Host Will Castro and Team Unique Work Their Vehicle Magic in Season Two Premiering
Tuesday, November 15 at 10 PM ET/PT Only on Velocity--
(New York) - For some people cars are an extension of their personality, a way for them to share their style with the world. When the biggest celebrities in America want to showcase their tastes they call on Will Castro and his Team Unique crew. As the designer, fabricator and innovator for Team Unique, people like Lebron James, Odell Beckham, Jr., Jason Derulo, P. Diddy, Carmelo Anthony, John Leguizamo, Austin Mahone and more have turned to Castro's 25-plus years of experience to bring their extraordinary automotive visions to life. Now, Velocity is once again shining the spotlight on Castro's business and talents as he builds astonishing rides for discriminating clientele in season two of the hit original series UNIQUE RIDES world premiering Tuesday, November 15 at 10 PM ET/PT.
"The range of styles, designs and palettes in the automotive world is what makes being a car devotee such an incredible shared experience," said Robert S. Scanlon, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Velocity and Automotive Content. "On UNIQUE RIDES Will pushes those boundaries to help his clients express their personalities and enjoy their love for cars. It's a dynamic our viewers find - dare I say it - truly unique, as well as fascinating to watch these craftsman fashion one-of-a-kind vehicles."
Season two of UNIQUE RIDES tackles a full range of builds for a diverse group of artists, musicians and personalities including: the customization of a 2016 Jeep Wrangler for producer, DJ and record label executive DJ Khaled; transforming a 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle for comedian, TV host and executive producer Nick Cannon; renovating a 1983 Rolls Royce Limousine for TV star Erik Estrada; a Range Rover makeover for hip-hop artist Fat Joe; and vehicle builds for comedian, producer and rapper Mike Epps and reporter, author and famed television host Geraldo Rivera.
The season two premiere on Tuesday, November 15 at 10 PM ET/PT features actor, director, producer, writer, rap artist and TV host Nick Cannon enlisting Team Unique to complete the work on his 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle. Cannon has an impressive car collection with the Chevelle being one of his more prized muscle cars. The car is a labor of love for Cannon and he's now entrusting Will and Team Unique to put the finishing touches on his classic Chevrolet.
In the second episode on Tuesday, November 22 at 10 PM ET/PT highlights Erik Estrada, the beloved actor who is commonly known for his co-starring role on the late 1970s/early 1980s television series "CHiPs". Estrada commissions Team Unique to completely renovate his wood-paneled 1983 Rolls Royce Limousine. Also featured in the season premiere is a Jeep that Will designed specifically to unveil at a 2016 N.B.A. draft event.
UNIQUE RIDES is produced for Velocity by Alkemy X. For Alkemy X, Andrew Singer is executive producer. David Lee is executive producer for Velocity. Robert Scanlon is executive vice president and general manager of Velocity and Automotive Content.
About Will Castro Designs
Will Castro Designs is the leader in luxury automotive design and customization for elite car enthusiasts. Headquartered in Long Island, New York founder Will Castro has been a pioneer in design and automotive customization for decades. Castro and his Team Unique from Unique Automotive has been the trusted partner with corporate brands, A-List celebrities, professional athletes and exclusive clientele. Will Castro Designs has been recognized globally and garnered a reputation as the trusted source for design and customization. To learn more, visit www.willcastro.com.
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