15 Musicians You Never Knew Were Latino
By Grace Bastidas | 08/10/2010 - 10:00

Most of them may not sing—or rap—in Spanish, but all of these musicians can certainly lay claim to some degree of Latin-ness. And whether they’re 1/18th Mexican, as in Fergie’s case, or half Puerto Rican like Maxwell, we’re proud to sing their praises.

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Six Questions for Cypress Hill's B-Real
By smundhra | 08/22/2008 - 15:17

He may have spent most of the nineties in a purple haze, but Cypress Hill frontman B-Real still managed to be a pioneering force for Latinos in hip-hop. The rapper, whose heritage goes back to Mexico and Cuba, led Cypress Hill to becoming the first Latin rap group to have both platinum and multi-platinum albums. Their self-titled debut and hit single "Insane in the Membrane" became an anthem in the early nineties—for both pot smokers and teeny boppers alike.

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