By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 18:00
Pitbull's new album Armando just dropped and along with it comes the first big-budget club-banging video. Featuring T-Pain, Pitbull's new single "Hey Baby" is an almost guaranteed hit for late night aficionados and dance freaks alike, especially in Mr. 305's hometown of Miami, FL.
Check out the video below and let us know what you think about the new song:
By Mariela Rosario | 11/04/2010 - 11:00
Though Burlesque doesn't hit theaters until November 24, we have a sneak peek of a scene from the new movie. Starring Christina Aguilera in her big screen debut as a small-town girl with big dreams, the film is a musical tour de force. Cher plays the owner of the club where Aguilera yearns to perform and Stanley Tucci is her mentor.
Check out a sneak peek below:
By Grace Bastidas | 11/04/2010 - 08:30
Puerto Rican duo Calle 13’s fourth studio album Entren Los Que Quieren drops on November 16th and the countdown is officially on. A mix of genres and sounds, the record tackles a range of topics, including personal freedom, cultural unity and conformity. Latina.com spoke to the usually quiet Eduardo José Martínez (aka Visitante) about the music and his controversial partner in crime. Here’s what he had to say:
What does “Entren Los Que Quieren” mean to you?
By Grace Bastidas | 11/02/2010 - 15:30
Armando Christian Pérez, aka Pitbull, made his Spanish language debut today with the eponymous record Armando, which is dedicated to his late father. We caught up with the Cuban American rapper to talk about the record, its rhythms and the mujeres, of course.
Is there any difference between recording and performing in English vs. Spanish?
There’s no difference at all. I grew up with both languages and to me they both feel natural and I love performing both of them.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/01/2010 - 14:30
Listen in below to catch the first single off Ricky Martin's hotly anticipated new album (expected to hit stores in early 2011), "The Best Thing About Me is You." This upbeat single features Martin singing alongside bluesy crooner Joss Stone. You can catch Ricky Martin on the small screen tomorrow, November 2nd, when he visits Oprah Winfrey as a final season guest to talk about coming out, raising his twin sons, and his new memoir Me, available in stores that very same day.
By Grace Bastidas | 10/27/2010 - 12:00
Spanish pop star Alex Ubago, Colombian singer Jorge Villamizar and Cuban pianist and vocalist Lena Burke have joined forces to create a new musical project built on songwriting prowess and multiple talents called (appropriately enough) Alex, Jorge y Lena. The result is a self-titled debut album packed with 16 skillfully crafted pop songs, each with its own story behind it. We recently caught up with Villamizar to talk about his old trio, Bacilos, and his new project. Here's what he had to say:
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2010 - 11:00
Shakira fans in Anaheim, CA were in for a special treat on Monday. After the Colombian pop star finished her concert at the Honda Center arena, she headed out to the parking lot for a special encore performance.
Shaki jumped up on the hood of the car to sing her new hit single, "Loca" for the gathered crowd—check out the video below:
By Grace Bastidas | 10/19/2010 - 17:00
Shakira’s upcoming album, Sale el Sol, drops on November 2 (Sony). If you just can’t wait to hear it, our favorite she-wolf is streaming all 15 tracks on her MySpace page. The record includes an upbeat version of London duo The XX’s “Islands.” And it’s not the first time the Colombian singer infuses new life into another artist’s song.