Jesus Trivino Alarcon
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The theatre-trained Cuban American actor dishes on tonight’s intense Law & Order: SVU episode, “October Surprise.”
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Oh, freestyle music, you’re like the telenovelas of music—overdramatic and full of hopeless romantics. Did we mention overdramatic? Freestyle music was born out of New York City Latinos’ frustration from being excluded, by the mainstream media, as the co-creators of hip-hop. So they created their own style of Latin music: freestyle. It was the first genre of English language music to produce multiple U.S.
Countless immigrants become naturalized U.S. citizens on July 4th. Getting a piece of paper is one thing, but to fully become a true American it takes a lot of elbow grease and pent-up rage (like a lot of rage). Here we present 10 Quick Ways to Become an American—it’s easier than making Drake cry.
It’s almost law: If a certain fuel-injected movie franchise is in theaters, Latinos are first in line to see it. No wonder that the popular series’ filmmakers have stocked it (Fast & Furious 6 races into theaters this Memorial Day) with all things us — from our hottest stars to our hottest music (there will be Pitbull club bangers!). Here’s your primer:
Robert Downey Jr. can’t have all the fun. The Hollywood A-Lister becomes our favorite metal head again in Iron Man 3, which hits theatres this weekend, but we thought a couple of our Latino superheroes could hitch a ride. Before you get a tub of buttery popcorn and watch Downey take down bad guys, click through our 10 Superheroes You Never Knew Were Latino. If Iron Man can’t save the day, this squad will have his back.
Over the years, Daddy Yankee fans have come to expect a number of things. First and foremost is his party-starting reggaeton. Number two would be that boyish, smiling face, hiding behind a pair of shades. And then there’s the 34-year-old Puerto Rican superstar’s familiar physique—with its smidgen of adorable pudginess.
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