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 14-year career he’s interviewed countless celebrities including 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 me on Instagram @JesusTalks and Twitter @JesusTalkz
 
Favorite Latino fashionista: Carmelo Anthony
 
My first celebrity crush: Iris Chacon, Yuri
 
Something people don't know about me: At 11, I was working with my dad at a kosher butcher shop on Sundays. Child labor be damned! It instilled a work ethic in me that I still have to this day. Thanks, Pops. 
 
Guilty pop culture addiction: Real Housewives of New Jersey, Bad Girls Club, Real World
 
Two words that describe Elvis Crespo: Jerk Chicken
 
If I met Jennifer Lopez, I would: take the 6 train to the Bronx. We’d find the nearest bodega and get quarter drinks and share a bag of salt & vinegar chips. Then I’d realize it was Jennifer Lopez who works at my doctor’s office.
 
Movie that makes me cry: A Better Life, Up
 
Celebrity I'd switch teams for: Juanes
 
Latino artist on my iPod right now: 3BallMTY
 
Favorite Interview with a Latino Celeb: Willie Colon
 
Favorite Latin dish: Sopa de Bola
 
Favorite Spanish-Language Song: “Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor”—Juanes
 
Proudest Moment as a Latino: When I got the call to work at Latina. To be able to promote our culture and gente to the masses is incredible. Dale!

Drake's 'Views' Gets the Latino Meme Treatment
LOL: Drake's 'Views' Gets the Latino Meme Treatment

It’s Drizzy season! Drake is taking over the Internet with the release of his latest, Views, (initially known as Views from the 6) last night. More importantly, just a few days before its release the Internet blessed us with Drake’s Views, a meme generator of his latest album cover, where you can place little Aubrey anywhere your devilish mind desires.

Here are a few hilarious Latino-inspired ones that will have you LOL'ing:


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Exclusive: How 18-Year-Old Vine Star Lauren Giraldo is Creating The New ‘Real World’ With Latinos
EXCLUSIVE: How Vine Star Lauren Giraldo is Creating the New ‘Real World’ With Latinos

Lauren Giraldo isn’t your average 18-year-old planning for prom. Instead, the Colombian and Cuban Vine star known as Princess Lauren, who has 5 million social media followers, hopes to capture the escapades of young Latino life on film. She recently inked a deal with Covert Media to produce a docu-series focused on millennial Latinos in Miami.


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Exclusive: Thalia on New Album, Her Alter Ego Maria la del Barrio, & Eating NYC Hot Dogs
EXCLUSIVE: Thalia Talks New Album 'Latina' and Alter Ego Maria la del Barrio

Simply saying Thalia’s name should immediately put a smile on any Latina’s face.

The Mexican singer/actress is as much a part of your childhood as your mami’s favorite dish, or your first date. Well, get ready to get all the feels and more on her latest album, Latina, a bombastic fusion of everything you’ve come to expect from the lovely Thalia. Now, say her name, “T-H-A-L-I-A.” Don’t you feel better, already?


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Watch: The 7 Most Controversial Things George Lopez Has Done
The 7 Most Controversial Things George Lopez Has Done

George Lopez can say the damnedest things and they're usually funny...usually.


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4/20 Exclusive: How Rapper Berner Became One of the Biggest Marijuana Entrepreneurs in the World
How Rapper Berner Became One of the World's Biggest Marijuana Entrepreneurs

GilbertBernerMilam Jr. isn’t your typical weed enthusiast. Yes, he does smoke a Costco-sized portion of ganja every day, all day but if you’d call him lazy we might have to smack the taste out your mouth.


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Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Hamilton’
Lin-Manuel Miranda Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Hamilton’

And the hits keep coming! Playwright-actor Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama on Monday, according to TheWrap. Hamilton is the first musical since 2010’s Next to Normal to win the prestigious award.


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Record Store Day: 7 Vinyl Records Your Parents Probably Owned
7 Vinyl Records Your Parents Probably Owned

Today is Record Store Day! We know what you’re thinking, hipster holiday…GTFOH! But we assure you after clicking through the following records your parents probably owned, you’ll feel nostalgic. 

MORE: These are the 50 Best Latino Singers of All Time


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Watch: Andy Garcia's Career in 60 Seconds
WATCH: A Look at Andy Garcia's Career in 60 Seconds

Andy Garcia paved the way for the likes of those such as Oscar Isaac to be able to portray diverse characters on film and not be pigeonholed to stereotypical roles.

Today, in honor of the legendary Cuban-born actor's birthday, we're taking a look back at his influential career.


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Exclusive: Megan Nicole Talks ‘Mascara,’ Duck Faces with the First Lady & Learning Spanish
EXCLUSIVE: Megan Nicole Talks Doing Duck Faces with FLOTUS & Learning Spanish

When you’re showing the First Lady of the United States how to do a proper duck face, you’re doing something right.


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