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!

Shakira’s Baby Son, Sasha, Gets Fútbol Fever!
Shakira’s Baby Son, Sasha, Gets Fútbol Fever!

Shakira’s son, Sasha, was born with fútbol fever! The Colombian superstar shared a heart-melting photo of her baby boy, 1, raising his arms in celebration of his daddy, Gerard Piqué, scoring the winning goal for Spain over Czech Republic in the UEFA Euro 2016. “Celebrando el gol de papa con La Roja!!,” she wrote on the post.


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Exclusive: Here’s Why Snow Tha Product Should Be Your Favorite Latina MC
Exclusive: Here’s Why Snow Tha Product Should Be Your Favorite Latina MC

It’s about damn time you show Snow Tha Product some respect. The Mexican MC has been dropping indie hits and lyrically tearing up stages for years. She isn’t a new artist; she’s just a dope artist you need to fux with right now.


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15 Songs That Will Make You Yell “Boricua!”
15 Songs That Will Make You Yell “Boricua!”

It is all about that Weepppaaa life this weekend! In honor of our Puerto Rican hermanos y hermanas here are a few classic tracks to make every single person at the Puerto Rican Day Parade (and at home) scream "Boricua" at the top of their lungs.

Prepare to get hype!

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Exclusive: This Is Why Carmelo Anthony Will Be King Boricua at the Puerto Rican Day Parade
EXCLUSIVE: This is Why Carmelo Anthony Will Be King Boricua at the PR Day Parade

Carmelo Anthony is so Puerto Rican he’s been going “all the way up” with Fat Joe for years. He’s so Puerto Rock his late father, Carmelo Iriarte, was a Young Lord. He’s so damn Boricua that he will serve as king of the Puerto Rican Day Parade this Sunday in NYC.


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Exclusive: Alice Braga Talks ‘Queen of the South,’ Kate del Castillo & Her Inspiration
EXCLUSIVE: Alice Braga on ‘Queen of the South' & Playing a Drug Queenpin

Alice Braga was destined for royalty.

Ever since the world laid eyes on her sun-kissed skin and sensual gaze as Angelica in the now classic drug tale/coming of age film, City of God, it was clear: Braga was a Brazilian Queen.


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Watch: Berner's Top Hip-Hop Potheads
WATCH: Berner Names Hip-Hop's Top Potheads

If you have a question on marijuana, there's only one guy you should ask: Berner.


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Exclusive: Lorenza Izzo on ‘Feed the Beast,’ David Schwimmer & Don Francisco
EXCLUSIVE: Lorenza Izzo on ‘Feed the Beast,’ David Schwimmer & Don Francisco

What do you get when you combine food, the mob and David Scwhimmer? Well, for one, a chubby Schwimmer with a Goodfellas attitude. Actually, the result is a fascinating new show on AMC, Feed the Beast, which stars the former Friends star, Jim Sturgess (21) and the stunning Lorenza Izzo.


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4 Poems by a Young Lord to Awaken Your Latino Pride
4 Poems by Young Lord Felipe Luciano to Awaken Your Latino Pride

It’s interesting to see that “what is a Latino?” continues to be a hot topic. Of course, we know being Latino means being a mixture of beautiful cultures—some of us speak Spanish, some of us don’t, some of us were born in the U.S., some of us were not.


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