Chico Mann's new album, Magical Thinking, sounds like a mix of Company B, P-Funk, and every freestyle song ever. It's a sound characterized by classic machine drums, catchy synth lines, funky guitar chops, thumping bass, and party-ready female vocals. The Brooklyn producer has been making waves thr ... More >>
Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25. So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>
When you think Puerto Rico, reggae may not be the first thing to spring to mind. More likely it'd be rum, hot girls, and salsa. But if that's the case, then you'd be overlooking one particular reggae band that's managed to sow some deep roots -- Cultura Profética.A decade and a half since t ... More >>
Thalia has engineered a rather successful comeback post hiatus from the limelight to instead bask in the glow of motherhood and enjoy family life with husband and music mogul Tommy Mottola, followed by her commercially disappointing 2008 release Lunada (her last on EMI). We couldn't be happi ... More >>
So you love International Thursdays at Jazid, brought to you by MiamiAlterlatino.com. You know it, we know it, what's the point in hiding our feelings? The series has been kicking some ass since day one with their weekly jaunts around Latin America, from Brazil to Colombia to Argentina and showca ... More >>
After a heated debate that lasted until 4 a.m. in the morning, Argentina is set to become the first country in Latin America to recognize same-sex marriage. The Senate approved the measure following the foot steps of the lower house, and President Cristina Fernandez is certain to sign the measure ... More >>
When most people think about Latin ska, chances are good that the first group that comes to mind is the legendary band from Buenos Aires, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs. But there's another group that deserves just as much recognition hailing from a little town about 3,000 miles due northwest, known as ... More >>
via myspace.com/desordenpublicooficialDesorden PublicoI know for a fact that most of you, dear readers, like to have fun. Usually in a musical and beer-drenched setting, Hell, I like it too. I was born and raised in Venezuela and if there's one thing you won't read in the dailies, is how much fun ... More >>
Feliz NavidadFeliz Navidad.It's Christmas time again, and in Miami that means tons of Latin families getting together for holiday cheer. The beautiful thing is that all their cultures mesh with those of every other country represented here and make for a Latin-American-Caribbean holiday season fu ... More >>
Shocking news from Politico: Sarah Palin was apparently uninformed and failed to come to a simple understanding on issues while running for vice president! In this case it was issues relating to Latin America policy and Hispanics.A top adviser on Hispanic issues to John McCain's presidential campaig ... More >>
Locos Por Juana, considered by many to be Miami's best Latin band, makes their way to La La Land today for a string of performances surrounding the 51st Annual Grammy Awards. Whether their getting the crowd going at one of the city's many festivals or barring the entrance to Jazid as their mem ... More >>
At the Forge, Pop Saves Lives.
Pay homage to the mighty mango at Fairchild’s annual festival.
New Latin cuisine moves to the Beach.
The images of "Lente Latino" linger, but the show won't.
SoBe reminds us why its a sexy mecca.
When it comes to good alternative fusion, funk and Latin go hand in hand
MAC serves a brunch of two artists
Latin America Cafeteria
What's springtime in Miami without another Billboard music conference?
Meanwhile the Queen dies; Tego lives; and the industry hangs on for dear life
Why novelist Alberto Fuguet likes free trade
At the superb Two Chefs, this is still a beautiful planet
Want your play in Spanish? English? How about both?
It takes a global village to make Manu Chao music
Bersuit is taking no shit
There are too good films around -- you just have to look real hard for them
Beta Bodega Coalition
The other Plan Colombia
Tom Wolfe gets drowned out by the Latin dot-com hype
Artist blends themes from Latin-American art, whatever that is
One guess who'll control access to the Internet
The Brazilian Divas
The return of the classical Latin trio