Listen: 8 Songs To Fight Injustice
8 Songs to Bump to While Fighting Injustice
By Jesus Trivino | 08/02/2016 - 15:38

With times of unrest and injustice, we often turn to music to find solace. Yet, music can also inspire and motivate us to get moving and actually put foot to pavement and fight the power.

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The 15 Most Influential Latinos in Hip-Hop History
The 15 Most Influential Latinos in Hip-Hop History
By Jesus Trivino | 02/07/2015 - 09:00

Latino artists were an integral part of the creation of hip-hop culture in the 1970s.

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Miley Cyrus and Juanes
Miley Cyrus Smokes Joint on Stage: 11 Latinos With a History of Marijuana Use
By Latina Staff | 11/11/2013 - 13:36

Miley Cyrus has once again managed to gain everybody's attention! According to USA Today, the 20-year-old singer was busy smoking a joint on stage as she accepted the award for Best Music Video at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards over the weekend. MTV later censored out Cyrus' marijuana moment when it aired the EMA's in the U.S. on Sunday night.

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Guillermo Diaz
4/20 Fans? 11 Latino Celebs Who Have A History with Weed
By Kamren Curiel | 04/19/2013 - 14:02

This 420 (4:20 or 4/20), we're sure many weed-friendly people will be lighting up cannabis with friends (and who are we kidding, family too). The whole observance had us thinking about all the celebs who have their own history with pot.

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Latin Artists Join the Sound Strike in Protest of New Arizona Laws
By Grace Bastidas | 06/07/2010 - 09:25

Los Tigres del Norte, Juanes, Calle 13, Café Tacuba, Cypress Hill and Ozomatli are just some of the growing number of Latino musicians boycotting Arizona in protest of the state’s controversial immigration law (SB 1070). The new law goes into effect on July 31st of this year and requires police officers to stop anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally.

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Latino Rap Group Cypress Hill Prepare to Host Smokeout
By Grace Bastidas | 09/15/2009 - 12:08

When Cypress Hill released Black Sunday on July 30, 1993, the album catapulted the Los Angeles rappers to hip-hop stardom and anointed frontman B-Real and his boys, Sen Dog and D.J. Muggs, as marijuana champions. Mind-bending songs like “I Wanna Get High,” “Hits from the Bong” and “Legalize It” sparked a reefer revolution that would’ve made stoners Cheech & Chong proud. And while pot has made its way into the mainstream since those heady days, its use continues to be illegal under federal law.

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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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