Jesus Trivino

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jesus Trivino Alarcon began his professional journalism career at Vibe and has held editorial positions at Harris Publications, MyNuvoTV.com, and BET.com. Additionally, he has written and reported for the NY Daily News, SLAM, The Source, XXL, Inked, SOHH.com, People.com, Essence.com, and many more. In his 16-year career he’s interviewed countless celebrities including Bruno Mars, Carmelo Anthony, Demi Lovato, Marc Anthony, Rosario Dawson, Willie Colón, Jay-Z, Nas, Jessica Alba, John Leguizamo, 50 Cent, Kanye West, among others. Today, as Latina’s Entertainment Director he’s constantly thinking WWJD—What Would Juanes Do? Follow him on Instagram @JesusTalks and Twitter @JesusTalkz

Essay: How Bruno Mars’ Remembering His Mom Helped Me Cope With Losing Mine
How Bruno Mars Remembering His Mom Helped Me Cope With Losing Mine

I’ve been a professional journalist since my college days (as soon as you get a check for your words, you’re a pro in my book) and Bruno Mars is the first celebrity in a while who broke down the writer/subject barrier.


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EXCLUSIVE BOOK EXCERPT: The Education of Margot Sanchez
EXCLUSIVE: Read an Excerpt from Lilliam Rivera's 'The Education of Margot Sanchez'

Journalist-turned-author Lilliam Rivera is familia. As this publication’s inaugural entertainment editor and current freelance writer, the New York native has a strong relationship with the brand. So, it’s our pleasure to highlight an exclusive excerpt of her upcoming highly anticipated YA debut, The Education of Margot Sanchez.

Read below and make sure to buy your copy on February 21st!


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WATCH: EDM Would Have Never Existed Without Freestyle Music
FACT: EDM Would Have Never Existed Without Freestyle Music

Freestyle music birthed '80s and '90s Latino music stars like Lisa Lisa, TKA, and The Cover Girls. But, at a closer listen, it's easy to see the direct line between freestyle and modern day EDM. This video analyzes the similarities with its synthesized vocals and thumping beats. 

MORE: The 30 Greatest Freestyle Songs Ever!


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EXCLUSIVE: Adria Arjona Revolutionizes TV With Her Role As Emerald City's Dorothy
EXCLUSIVE: Adria Arjona Revolutionizes TV With Her Role As 'Emerald City's' Dorothy

This story originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Latina magazine.


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WATCH: Why 2017 Will Be Kali Uchis’ Year to Pop
Why 2017 Will Be Kali Uchis’ Year to Pop

Kali Uchis is about to be your favorite little indie secret to pop music's new addiction in 2017.


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WATCH: Celeb Predictions for 2017, Brought to You By Shade Mercado
WATCH: Celeb Predictions for 2017, Brought to You By Shade Mercado

With the new year upon us, we decided to check in our favorite psychic to the stars — Shade Mercado.


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EXCLUSIVE: The State of the Latino Leading Man in Hollywood
The State of the Latino Leading Man in Hollywood

Over the last 20 years, Latinas have made big strides in Hollywood. But what about our men?


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Essay: Coping With Loss During The Holidays Sucks…But It Gets Better
Coping With Loss During The Holidays Sucks…But It Gets Better

My mom died the day after Thanksgiving. Imagine the holidays without your mother, without her voice, without her embraces, without her kisses, without her bendiciones, just without. When I gathered the strength to post a social media update about her passing, I realized I wasn’t alone in my pain. A friend had lost her mother a year ago, another his father, and so on, and so on. The pain never heals they wrote, you just learn to deal with it over time.


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ESSAY: Why Desmin Borges’s ‘You’re The Worst’ Character is One of the Best on TV
In His Own Words: Desmin Borges Explains What It's Like to Play a Veteran With PTSD on ‘You’re the Worst’

In the latest golden era of television, it’s harder to standout than it is to find a sober Santa Claus at SantaCon. Yet, Desmin Borges has done just that with his endearing portrayal of Edgar Quintero, a veteran dealing with PTSD, in FXX’s stellar dark comedy, You’re the Worst.


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