Paul Rodriguez Jr. at the Cash Money Records Pre-Grammy party in February 2012
Crushing On...Paul Rodriguez Jr.
By Sugey Palomares | 06/22/2012 - 15:00

Pro skateboarder, actor, and mogul Paul Rodriguez Jr. started riding when he was 11 years old and has built an empire from his moves ever since. Here are more reasons why we love the Mexican American star (also known as P-Rod):

- He’s an inspiration: Young skateboard riders can look up to his passion and success. Paul sent a demo tape to DNA Skateboards showing off his riding skills and landed his first sponsorship in 1999. Since then, other deals came pouring in including sponsors with Target, Nike, Mountain Dew, and many more.

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Chinese-Americans in New York City's Chinatown
Asians Surpass Latinos in Number of U.S. Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 06/19/2012 - 10:04

The number of new Asian immigrants moving to the United States has surpassed that of Latinos for the first time, according to the Associated Press. 

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Bella, Edward Vampire Daughter Entertainment Weekly Cover, June 2012
This Week in Culture: Daughter of Bella & Edward Revealed
By Sugey Palomares | 06/16/2012 - 17:00

Get the scoop on this week’s best moments in pop culture:

- Edward and Bella Cullen’s love child, Renesmee, has been revealed! The half vampire and half human offspring may look pretty average, but Twitter fans were going crazy over the unveiling. Sure, she’s cute, but some of us are still ‘Team Jacob’ all the way! The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 hits theaters this fall. [Entertainment Weekly]

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Jennifer Lopez rehearses for her music tour in June 2012
The Status: Jennifer Lopez During Tour Rehearsals and More!
By Sugey Palomares | 06/16/2012 - 11:00

Wondering what your favorite stars have been up to this week? Check out this edition of the status to see what Latino celebrities have been up to lately. Grab a peek below!

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Laz Alonso at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards on February 17, 2012.
Crushing On...Laz Alonso
By Sugey Palomares | 06/15/2012 - 16:00

Laz Alonso went from a lucrative career on Wall Street as an investment banker to Hollywood, and by taking a look at the Cuban actor – it’s no surprise why. The 38-year-old star, who has had guest roles on shows like, CSI: Miami and The Practice, is now starring in the new drama series, Breakout Kings, slated to premiere this fall on A&E.

Reasons why we love him:

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Juanes promotes his MTV Unplugged album in Madrid, Spain in 2012
Juanes Premieres Documentary on New Channel 123UnoDosTres
By Sugey Palomares | 06/15/2012 - 12:00

Ever wonder what it would be like to follow Juanes’ every move?

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Time Magazine Immigration, We Are Americans
Time Magazine Immigration Issue: "We Are Americans - Just Not Legally"
By Sugey Palomares | 06/14/2012 - 12:41

Immigration politics continues to be a hot button issue with an estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. The latest cover of Time Magazine reads, “We Are Americans Just Not Legally,” and features reporting by Filipino journalist Jose Antonio Vargas (shown in the center).

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Spiderman, Miles Morales, Coliseum Comics
Latino Spider-Man Miles Morales Comic Drops Today!
By Sugey Palomares | 06/13/2012 - 14:16

We first heard of Peter Parker’s replacement Miles Morales, the half-Latino teenage character leading the comic book franchise, back in August of last year. Fans and the Coliseum of Comics in Kissimmee joined forces to develop the comic book cover that showcases a villian and superhero battle in mid-air.

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RKM and Ken-Y at SiriusXM Studio in New York City on June 11, 2012
EXCLUSIVE: RKM & Ken-Y Reveal Their Recipe for Success With "La Formula"
By Sugey Palomares | 06/12/2012 - 16:54

RKM & Ken-Y aren't your average reggaeton duo. Since the release of their freshmen album, Masterpiece, the Puerto Rican artists combined the forces of R&B and the urban genre into a hit-making formula. The "Down" singers manage to keep their street cred all the while spitting lyrics about love and romance; a delicate balance they mastered in their album, Forever, which spawned hits like, "Mi Corazon Esta Muerto." Now they are preparing to release their fourth studio album, Formula, which drops August 14.

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Ricky Martin at the 2007 Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City
Celebs Show Pride at Past Puerto Rican Day Parades
By Sugey Palomares | 06/08/2012 - 15:00

Known as the largest parade in New York City, the Puerto Rican Day Parade attracts over two million spectators a year and transforms the city streets into an epicenter of island pride. Colorful flags will adorn Fifth Avenue and 44th Street all the way up until 79th Street this Sunday, June 10th. We are celebrating by taking a look at our favorite celebs that have showcased their Boricua pride at past parades. They makes us all say, que bonita bandera...

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