7 Latino Rappers Who Can Be The Next Big Pun
7 Latinos Who Could Be the Next Big Pun
By Rob Kenner | 02/07/2016 - 11:00

This article was originally published in the February 2016 issue of Latina magazine.


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Exclusive: Joell Ortiz, “Go For It Kanye!”
EXCLUSIVE: Joell Ortiz Sounds Off on Kanye West's Presidential Bid
By Jesus Trivino | 08/31/2015 - 16:09

Kanye West for president?


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Watch: Joell Ortiz Talks New Album, Macklemore, & Hashtags
Watch: Joell Ortiz Talks New Album, Macklemore & Hashtags
By Jesus Trivino | 08/14/2014 - 16:28

Joell Ortiz is a lot of things—an incredible MC, a doting father, a standup Puerto Rican and . . . a master hashtagger.


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Joell Ortiz Responds to Kendrick Lamar’s Lyrical Challenge
By Jesus Trivino | 08/13/2013 - 18:54

L.A.-based rapper, Kendrick Lamar, dropped a bomb on the hip-hop world today with his incendiary verse on (Naya Rivera’s beau) Big Sean’s “Control.”  The Billboard chart-topper threw lyrical darts at his contemporaries (Mac Miller, A$AP Rocky, J.


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Julieta Venegas performs in Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Acts You Should See at the Latin Alternative Music Conference in NYC
By Jesus Trivino | 07/08/2013 - 16:34

The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) takes over New York City starting tomorrow and packs its bags up on July 13. Before it’s over, we suggest a handful of must-see acts. We promise it’ll be worth going out in the muggy, sticky, NYC summer weather. 


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Exclusive: Joell Ortiz Gives Back to Brooklyn Youth
By Monica Herrera | 07/25/2008 - 11:53

Joell Ortiz is back on the grind. The boricua rapper—who’s been hailed a throwback to hip-hop’s better days but remained in limbo since parting ways with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath record label—has announced plans to independently release Free Agent, his first album since 2007’s The Brick: Bodega Chronicles, on October 14.


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