Will Camila win Record of the Year?The Latin Grammy awards are upon us once again. It's a night when the hottest stars in the Hispanic entertainment cosmos gather together in one spot. And this year, that spot is ... Where else? Sin City. They couldn't have picked a better locale. Last year's sh ... 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 >>
When your most popular single is practically your native country's second national anthem, I guess it's safe to say you've made it. But then, Diego Torres had pretty much made it once he released his eponymous debut in 1992, which eventually hit triple platinum in his homeland of Argentina. ... More >>
Julieta VenegasWednesday, April 21, 2010Dolce Ultra Lounge, Miami Beach(Even) Better than: The last time I saw her, at the Gibson Showroom in 2008, actually.Julieta Venegas is something of a shape shifter. Her sound has remained in a state of perpetual motion throughout her career. Hers has been ... More >>
Kinky remains one of the best Mexican exports of crossover acts who fuse their country's native sounds with contemporary rock and dance sounds. Mala Rodriguez, meanwhile, is a fierce female rapper from Spain whose sound relies heavily on flamenco. Together, they provide the soundtrack to a multic ... More >>
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Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that should ... More >>
Bajofondo dredges wide and deep.
Mala Rodriguez looking muy mala The way she holds the voice recorder reveals that some of her fingernails are painted teal. Her middle fingernail sports this color completely, while ring finger is split vertically: half teal, half bare. That’s Mala for you, the reigning queen of Spain’s hip-hop ... More >>