By Smriti Mundhra | 06/13/2011 - 16:00
Catch a glimpse of Fat Joe these days and you might do a double take. The heavy-set Puerto Rican MC is sporting a much slimmer frame after dropping an astonishing 88 pounds (the old-fashioned way, with diet and exercise!). Joe credits fatherhood with motivating him to drop his surplus lbs. "Like, seven of my friends passed last year from heart attacks, and they were all 32, 34 years old," he told the New York Daily News. " And I said, 'I got kids, I can't leave 'em like that.'"
By Smriti Mundhra | 05/26/2011 - 14:07
It was the tweet that nearly broke two million hearts: on Tuesday, Juanes took to the Internet to announce that he would be taking a hiatus from music to dedicate time to his family and to himself. While we keep a hawkish eye on Twitter for signs of his return—it won’t be long, he promises—we’ll try to hold ourselves together by reminiscing over some favorite videos from our Colombian idol:
By Latina Staff | 05/24/2011 - 23:23
UPDATE: Latina has an EXCLUSIVE statement from Juanes himself. In an e-mail sent at approximately 11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, the singer wrote: "I would never retire. I just decided to take a small break. My tweets say it all."
By Smriti Mundhra | 05/19/2011 - 14:30
Los Tigres del Norte have been performing on stage since before most of us were born, and they don’t appear to be slowing down any time soon. The Grammy-winning ensemble from Mexico was honored with their very own MTV Unplugged session, and they brought a whole bunch of their A-list admirers along to help turn up the volume on their set.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/27/2011 - 14:00
— Get ready to see more of hottie Michael Trevino next fall. The CW has just renewed the Mexican actor’s hit show, The Vampire Diaries, for a third season!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/07/2011 - 14:00
— Juanes is back in elementary school! The day of his concert in Houston, the singer boarded a plane in Miami earlier than he was supposed to and made a surprise visit to J.R. Harris Elementary. "The kids went crazy!" reports Latin Gossip.com.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/28/2011 - 16:15
Here's a round-up of our fave celebs to follow on Twitter and why:
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/22/2011 - 14:00
Colombian singer Juanes is an avid tweeter, and if you don't follow him yet you really should. His Twitter gives all of his fans an authentic glimpse into the life of the international pop star. Juanes recently told reporters that he mainly relies on the internet for information and communication because “With Facebook, Myspace and Twitter, we can connect with our fans directly, without intermediaries," he says. "You know where the people who listen to you are, how old they are, what city they live in.”