By Monica Herrera | 07/19/2011 - 12:32
The Way Lady Gaga first met Fernando Garibay, four-and-a-half years ago, still makes him smile. “She was pretty much in her underwear waiting outside the door to my studio,” the Mexican American producer and songwriter remembers. “It was love at first sight.”
The feeling was mutual, as the Mother Monster invited Garibay to write songs with her at almost every stop on her 18-month world tour, which wrapped in May 2011—and tapped him as musical director for her album, Born This Way. “Overseeing the album for the biggest artist on the planet? No problem!” he says.
By Latina Staff | 07/11/2011 - 09:15
Jennifer Lopez paid a short visit to the Today show this morning to announce an epic new music festival in Las Vegas for IHeartRadio this fall. The pop star shared that she would be performing at the two-day festival alongside other huge acts like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, The Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars and a ton of other stars! Tickets go on sale for the show on Saturday, July 16 for the shows, which will take place on September 23 and 24.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/17/2011 - 13:21
—Lady Gaga’s famous (or infamous) meat dress, designed by Franc Fernandez, will go on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “Women Who Rock” exhibit. Since Gaga wore the dress to the MTV Video Music Awards last September, it has been turned into jerky and has been painted over to look fresh. A new meaning to fresh fashion!
By Adriana Rivera | 06/02/2011 - 16:03
What does Lady Gaga look for in a leading man? A “Puerto Rican or Dominican type badass…Think Enrique Iglesias,” at least according to a casting notice for her new music video. Of course, Lady Gaga's been showing Latinos love forever...and we’re not complaining!
By Irasema Romero | 05/26/2011 - 14:22
— Cristina Saralegui may have left Univision, but our favorite Latin Oprah is ready for her Telemundo debut. Her new show, Cristina Presenta premieres with a finale special about the hit telenovela La Reina del Sur next Tuesday!
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42
The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010.
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 10:21
Lady Gaga and Scotty McCreery don't have all that much in common. He's a religious and conservative part Puerto Rican country singer from Garner, North Carolina and she's an eccentric superstar who wears dresses made of Argentine skirt steak, who arrives to awards shows inside a womb.
By Latina Staff | 05/10/2011 - 13:00
Lady Gaga is not one to shy away from controversy (Have you seen her new music video for "Judas"?) but now she's taking on a seriously hot button issue for Latinos: Immigration. With the performance of a new bilingual song called "Americano" on her upcoming album, Gaga jumped head first into the debate surrounding SB 1070, Arizona's archaic immigration law.
By Lee Hernandez | 05/09/2011 - 12:30
— Last week, Selena Gomez told Seventeen magazine she doesn't like hiding her relationship with Justin Bieber, and this week a new video of Selenita locking lips in public with the Biebs in Jakarta, Indonesia popped up. Too cute!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 08:55
Rick Gonzalez has been in a bunch of films (Old School, War of the Worlds, Coach Carter) and starred in the cult TV series Reaper, but it's his latest role as Jesus—yes, as in the Jesus—in Lady Gaga's controversial new music video for her single "Judas" that has him in the spotlight these days.