By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 10/04/2013 - 14:40
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.
By Angie Romero | 09/28/2011 - 13:00
Gloria Estefan Fever continues! Given that Estefan collaborated with Pitbull on her new album, Miss Little Havana, we just had to ask her to give us her overall opinion of Mr. 305—who rocked LATINA’s Quinces party in NYC.
Here’s what Gloria had to say about her fellow cubano:
By Angie Romero | 09/27/2011 - 10:48
As part of ‘Gloria Estefan Week’ here at LATINA, we decided to do a song-by-song breakdown of her new dance album, Miss Little Havana, out September 27 (hard copy at Target, digital copy through iTunes). We went out and bought the album’s Target edition because we loved the album art by Cuban American artist LEBO so much!
Check out our unique take on Glorita’s latest offering (the Target version) below:
By Angie Romero | 09/26/2011 - 17:00
When Marc and J.Lo split up, we were left with this huge void. Gone was our version of the royal couple. Just like that. The good news? We will always have Gloria and Emilio Estefan—our very own First Family!
By Angie Romero | 09/07/2011 - 13:28
Gloria season has begun! More details have surfaced about the original crossover queen’s highly anticipated new album, Miss Little Havana, including the amazing cover art by Miami artist David “LEBO” Le Batard (a fellow Cuban American)!
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2010 - 17:00
Kelis is hitting the airwaves again with a new single produced by Will.I.Am from her upcoming album, Fleshtone, which drops July 6th. The single, "4th of July (Fireworks)," is getting rave reviews from dance music fanatics and the new music video features the edgy songstress in a variety of natural elements like earth, water and fire. The "Milkshake" singer will once again bring all the boys to the yard this summer when she goes on tour with Swedish electropop phenom Robyn for the All Hearts Tour.