Q&A: Karina Pasian Is Feeling the "Love"
By Monica Herrera | 08/28/2008 - 15:16

It's not often that a Dominican girl from Washington Heights gets dubbed "the next Alicia Keys," but for 17-year-old Karina Pasian, that sort of hype is common. "It's an honor because I do admire her--and we're both light-skinned and play the piano, so of course the comparisons are going to be there," she says. "But I am my own person."

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Carlos Santana Adds Handbags to His Resume
By Monica Herrera | 08/07/2008 - 17:39

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Colby O'Donis Wants to Serenade You!
By Monica Herrera | 08/05/2008 - 16:27

Good news for music fans! Latina.com is giving you the chance to go on a date with boricua pop star Colby O'Donis, who burst onto the music scene this summer with "What You Got" (his totally catchy single featuring R&B hitmaker Akon). Just like in his music video (click below to watch), the 19-year old cutie will take one lucky girl shopping at a trendy boutique in New York City and end things off with a personal serenade of his song...and maybe even his hot new single, "Don't Turn Back." We have goosebumps just thinking about it!

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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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Wisin y Yandel Win Big at Premios Juventud
By Monica Herrera | 07/18/2008 - 14:42

Reggaeton's duo dinámico, Wisin y Yandel, was the big winner at last night's Premios Juventud in Miami, scooping up four awards for "My Favorite Video," "CD to Die For," "Favorite Urban Artist" and a new category, "Favorite Ringtone" (when will English-language shows get smart enough to pick up this category?) It was a also a big night for Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin and Aventura, who followed WY closely with three awards each.

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The Pinker Tones' <i>Wild</i> Ride
By Monica Herrera | 06/25/2008 - 17:07

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Exclusive: Julieta Venegas Breaks It Down
By Monica Herrera | 06/20/2008 - 16:17

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MUSIC ROUNDUP: Marc Anthony's a Triple Threat
By Monica Herrera | 06/05/2008 - 15:49

Marc Anthony’s a Triple Threat

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All Access: Prima J Celebrates Their Latina Cover
By Monica Herrera | 06/03/2008 - 15:13

You’ve seen our exclusive video of Prima J celebrating their cover story in the new issue of Latina. Now check out the photos!

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Q&A: American Idol's Jason Castro
By Monica Herrera | 05/16/2008 - 17:22

American Idol’s never seen anything like Jason Castro. When the 20 year-old Texan-colombiano entered the juggernaut singing competition this year strumming a guitar and sporting dreadlocks down to his ribcage, he seemed doomed for an early, Danny Noriega-like elimination.

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