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!

Which '90s Jennifer Lopez Are You?
Which '90s Jennifer Lopez Are You?

Here's a question almost every Latina has asked herself at least once: what if I were Jennifer Lopez? Well, here you can take our quiz and find out!


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The 10: Signs You're At A Latino Baby Shower
The 10: Signs You're At A Latino Baby Shower

The music is booming, the liquor is flowing, and there's enough ensalada de papa to feed Bolivia. It isn't a house party but a Latino baby shower!


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‘Empire’ Becky G vs. IRL Becky G
Becky G on ‘Empire’ vs. Becky G IRL

We love Becky G! As for her Empire character Valentina? We’re still on the fence.

Are we down with her diva attitude? Time will tell. In an effort to help you decide if you’re down with Valentina, we present to you: Empire Becky G vs. IRL Becky G. 

MORE: Becky G's Best Selfies Ever!


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Exclusive: Raquel Castro on ‘Empire,’ Team Cookie & New Music
EXCLUSIVE: Raquel Castro on ‘Empire,’ Being Team Cookie & New Music

Empire, TV’s biggest show, just got a whole lot Latino in its sophomore season.


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6 Reasons Will Smith is an Honorary Latino
6 Reasons We're Crowning Will Smith an Honorary Latino

Will Smith is down with us. Perhaps, the most successful rapper-turned-actor isn’t just a wannabe Latino; he truly immerses himself in our culture with respect. Case in point, his recent collaboration with Colombian artists Bomba Estéreo.

Here are a few more reasons Smith should change his name to Guillermo:

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Exclusive: Celines Toribio on ‘Maria Montez,’ Dominicans in Hollywood & Oscar Isaac
EXCLUSIVE: Celines Toribio on 'Maria Montez' and Dominicans in Hollywood

Maria Montez is a pioneering Latina you need to know about right now.


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Exclusive: Benicio del Toro Talks 'Sicario,' Narco Films, & Quesadillas
EXCLUSIVE: Benicio del Toro Talks 'Sicario,' Narco Films, & Quesadillas

Benicio del Toro’s voice is so ferocious that even if he described a recent dream in which puppies lay atop marshmallow clouds, you’d quickly be taken to a place of fear. It’s his voice, his hypnotizing dark eyes, and his overall presence that have made him one of the most revered leading actors of our generation — Latino or not.


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Exclusive: Rafael de la Fuente on ‘Empire’ Season 2 and Working With Jussie Smollett
EXCLUSIVE: Rafael de la Fuente on His Return to ‘Empire’ & Jussie Smollett

Empire’s Jamal and Michael aren’t quite contenders for #relationshipgoals IG posts, but they sure are worthy of #dramagoals. Yet, in the world of Empire they seem to have the most stable, loving relationship.


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Fifth Harmony is on Latina Magazine's November 2015 Cover!
Fifth Harmony is on Latina Magazine's November 2015 Cover!

Gutsy and gorgeous, the pop songstresses of Fifth Harmony are redefining what it means to be a Girl Group—and we’re not just talking musically. 

 


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Watch: Siya Speaks on Being an Openly Gay Latina Rapper
Watch: Siya Speaks on Being an Openly Lesbian Latina Rapper

Siya is bad ... bad meaning good.

The Brooklyn-bred Puerto Rican rapper of Sisterhood of Hip-Hop fame drops her debut EP, What Never Happened, on Thursday, but before you download it, listen to her discuss being three things that might make it harder to win in the hip-hop game: a woman, a lesbian and a Latina.


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