Steppin' Out: May 17 - 21
By Miranda Noland | 05/21/2010 - 11:07

Jennifer Lopez has one happy little girl. Plus, Benicio del Toro, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee and more!


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Daddy Yankee Joins Soap Opera
By Grace Bastidas | 04/28/2010 - 08:06

Daddy Yankee is having a busy 2010. Not only did his new album, Mundial (Sony), drop today, but he just signed on to play a boxer in the film Pleasant Ave, which begins shooting in Puerto Rico at the end of the year.

The reggaetonero will get a chance to fine-tune his acting (and singing) skills on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful from June 1–7, during which he’ll perform songs from the new record, including “Grito Mundial” and “Que Es La Que Hay.” 


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Video: "Somos El Mundo" featuring Ricky Martin, Juanes, Pitbull and Aventura
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2010 - 13:23

Emilio Estefan premiered the video for his Spanish version of "We are the World" entitled "Somos el Mundo" on El Show de Crisitina this week and the stars came out to support the effort in full force. From Juanes to Shakira to Pitbull, it was a veritable who's who in the world of Latin music.


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Daddy Yankee Opens Children’s Center in D.R.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 16:25

Daddy Yankee recently inaugurated a children's center in one of the most impoverished neighborhoods on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic. "Daddy's House," as the center has been dubbed, was built by Daddy Yankee's foundation, Corazón Guerrero. Created in 2007, Daddy Yankee began Corazón Guerrero to help provide quality education and promote non-violent lifestyles for young girls and boys.


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Daddy Yankee and Santana to Be Honored at Billboard Latin Music Awards
By Monica Herrera | 03/13/2009 - 13:29

Congrats to Daddy Yankee and Carlos Santana! The reggaetonero and classic rock icon will both receive special honors at this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, which go down live on April 23 in Miami.


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Is Daddy Yankee Downsizing?
By Monica Herrera | 02/27/2009 - 15:15

I like to think that the recession isn't hurting our celebs (if they can't spend money like it grows on trees, who can?), but sadly, at least one big star—Daddy Yankee—seems to be tightening his wallet.


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Daddy Yankee Says He's Not Opposed to Performing for Narcotraficantes
By Monica Herrera | 02/20/2009 - 10:05

From now on, when Daddy Yankee endorses something, expect it to be controversial. At a press conference in Mexico City this week, the reggaeton star implied he'd gladly accept a gig to perform "for anyone," even if they're connected to the drug wars raging that are currently raging through Mexico. His defense, according to Univision.com:


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Who Is Your Least Favorite Celebrity of 2008?
By Monica Herrera | 12/23/2008 - 17:40

It's a dubious honor, but one that several Latino stars seemed to be vying for this year with behavior that was embarrassing, divisive or just downright tacky. Take our poll now and help us vote for the worst: Daddy Yankee, Kat DeLuna, Alex Rodriguez or Jaslene Gonzalez. The choice is yours!


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VIDEO: Latina.com's Best Viral Videos of 2008
By Monica Herrera | 12/23/2008 - 17:30
There are plenty of video roundups floating around the interwebs right now promising you the best clips of '08. But since no Latinos made the final cut in those--except for Shane Mercado, who is clearly a crossover sensation!--we decided to make our own. Without further ado, we present Latina.com's Best Viral Videos of 2008. Enjoy!

 


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Mariah and Daddy Yankee Snubbed, Karina Pasian Scores Surprise Nomination for 2009 Grammys
By Monica Herrera | 12/03/2008 - 11:37

Lil Wayne and Coldplay (or as our Sound Check blog would say, the abominable Coldplay) might've topped the list of 2008 Grammy nominees, but among the mainstream contenders announced Wednesday night there were plenty of Latin surprises!

The biggest was for newcomer Karina Pasian--the 17-year old Dominican songstress scored a Best Contemporary R&B Album nomination for her self-titled debut, and she'll go head to head with Mary J.


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