Jesus Trivino

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jesus Trivino Alarcon began his professional journalism career at Vibe and has held editorial positions at Harris Publications, MyNuvoTV.com, and BET.com. Additionally, he has written and reported for the NY Daily News, SLAM, The Source, XXL, Inked, SOHH.com, People.com, Essence.com, and many more. In his 16-year career he’s interviewed countless celebrities including Bruno Mars, Carmelo Anthony, Demi Lovato, Marc Anthony, Rosario Dawson, Willie Colón, Jay-Z, Nas, Jessica Alba, John Leguizamo, 50 Cent, Kanye West, among others. Today, as Latina’s Entertainment Director he’s constantly thinking WWJD—What Would Juanes Do? Follow him on Instagram @JesusTalks and Twitter @JesusTalkz

EXCLUSIVE: Becky G on Being Part of Diverse 'Power Rangers' Cast
EXCLUSIVE: Becky G Becomes First Latina Superhero to Be Featured on Film With 'Power Rangers'

Not bad for the former YouTuber who says she's "not a trained actress."


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EXCLUSIVE: Nelly Furtado on New Album 'The Ride' and Appreciating Latino Culture
EXCLUSIVE: Nelly Furtado on New Album 'The Ride' and Appreciating Latino Culture

Nelly Furtado needed time for herself. As any artist, she’s inspired by life yet while you’re a multiplatinum musician it’s sometimes hard to stop and take it all in.

Well, she did and now she’s back with its byproduct — her album, The Ride (out March 31). It doesn’t take much to engage with the Canadian and Portuguese artist. Just press play.

MORE: Nelly Furtado on Singing in Portuguese 


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Essay: How Bruno Mars’ Remembering His Mom Helped Me Cope With Losing Mine
How Bruno Mars Remembering His Mom Helped Me Cope With Losing Mine

I’ve been a professional journalist since my college days (as soon as you get a check for your words, you’re a pro in my book) and Bruno Mars is the first celebrity in a while who broke down the writer/subject barrier.


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EXCLUSIVE BOOK EXCERPT: The Education of Margot Sanchez
EXCLUSIVE: Read an Excerpt from Lilliam Rivera's 'The Education of Margot Sanchez'

Journalist-turned-author Lilliam Rivera is familia. As this publication’s inaugural entertainment editor and current freelance writer, the New York native has a strong relationship with the brand. So, it’s our pleasure to highlight an exclusive excerpt of her upcoming highly anticipated YA debut, The Education of Margot Sanchez.

Read below and make sure to buy your copy on February 21st!


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WATCH: EDM Would Have Never Existed Without Freestyle Music
FACT: EDM Would Have Never Existed Without Freestyle Music

Freestyle music birthed '80s and '90s Latino music stars like Lisa Lisa, TKA, and The Cover Girls. But, at a closer listen, it's easy to see the direct line between freestyle and modern day EDM. This video analyzes the similarities with its synthesized vocals and thumping beats. 

MORE: The 30 Greatest Freestyle Songs Ever!


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EXCLUSIVE: Adria Arjona Revolutionizes TV With Her Role As Emerald City's Dorothy
EXCLUSIVE: Adria Arjona Revolutionizes TV With Her Role As 'Emerald City's' Dorothy

This story originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Latina magazine.


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WATCH: Why 2017 Will Be Kali Uchis’ Year to Pop
Why 2017 Will Be Kali Uchis’ Year to Pop

Kali Uchis is about to be your favorite little indie secret to pop music's new addiction in 2017.


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WATCH: Celeb Predictions for 2017, Brought to You By Shade Mercado
WATCH: Celeb Predictions for 2017, Brought to You By Shade Mercado

With the new year upon us, we decided to check in our favorite psychic to the stars — Shade Mercado.


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