Commentary: I Worked in the Hip-Hop Industry & ‘Empire’ Does Need to Include Latinos
Commentary: Why ‘Empire’ Needs to Include Latinos
By Jesus Trivino | 03/18/2015 - 15:45

Empire isn’t as accurate as they want you to believe it is. Let me explain...


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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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Exclusive: Rafael de la Fuente on ‘Empire,’ Gay Couples on TV & Music
Exclusive: Rafael de la Fuente Talks 'Empire,' Gay Couples on TV & Making Music
By Jesus Trivino | 01/21/2015 - 13:40

Rafael de la Fuente isn’t lucky. He’s tremendously lucky. The Venezuelan actor is on one of the hottest new TV shows of the year, FOX’s hip-hop drama Empire.


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Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: “Black and Latino lives weren't acknowledged in mainstream American culture”
Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: Blacks & Latinos "Weren't Acknowledged in Mainstream American Culture”
By Jesus Trivino | 12/22/2014 - 13:08

Iggy Azalea continues to be on the tips of the tongues of a lot of hip-hop fans, artists and experts.


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10 Ways Everybody Else Has Benefitted from Minority Culture
10 Ways Everybody Else Has Benefitted from Minority Culture
By Jesus Trivino | 12/17/2014 - 14:26

Love her or hate her, rapper Iggy Azalea owned the pop charts in 2014. Now, lets focus on the hate. Why so much hate?


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Exclusive: Hip-Hop Pioneer Crazy Legs Talks Red Bull BC One & B-Boying
EXCLUSIVE: Hip-Hop Pioneer Crazy Legs Talks Red Bull BC One & B-Boying
By Jesus Trivino | 08/14/2014 - 16:04

Crazy Legs isn’t one to boast. So leave it up to us: the Puerto Rican b-boy legend is one of the most iconic Latino figures in hip-hop history. ‘Nuff said.


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Taboo attends the will.i.am hosted third annual TRANS4M concert benefitting the i.am.angel Foundation
Exclusive: The Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo Talks 'Zumbao,' Fatherhood & EDM
By Jesus Trivino | 06/15/2014 - 11:00

Black Eyed Peas’ founding member Taboo is ready to drive his own destiny. As a member of BEP he’s sold out arenas, topped the charts and attained platinum plaques.


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5 Reasons Kid Cudi is About to Blow Up
5 Reasons Kid Cudi is About to Blow Up
By Jesus Trivino | 03/16/2014 - 10:00

Yes, Kid Cudi may be a star in the rap world but with his scene-stealing role in Need for Speed, in theaters this Friday, non-hip-hop fans are about to get familiar with the Mexican and African American rapper and actor.


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J Balvin
EXCLUSIVE: J Balvin Talks New Album, Drake Comparisons, & Twitter
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/14/2013 - 15:05

Reggaeton meet your new prince…thy name is J Balvin. The Colombian reggaetonero has updated his genre’s sound with dance-inspired beats and seductive, Drake-esque lyrics. But don’t take our word for it, let the handsome Balvin tell you himself. We caught up with him to talk about his new album, La Familia, his favorite rapper, Drake (no surprise there), and the responsibility of pushing reggaeton into the future.

Tell us about your new album, La Familia.


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