Rapper Nas is Helping Latinos and African American Students in Tech in a Big Way
Rapper Nas is Helping Latino and African American Students in Tech in a Big Way
By Raquel Reichard | 08/26/2015 - 11:43

From the vast number of black and Latino students who switch out of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors for non-STEM fields to the massive underrepresentation of peopl


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Commentary: Dr. Dre’s Abusive Past is Bigger Than Hip-Hop
Commentary: Dr. Dre’s Abusive Past is Bigger Than Hip-Hop
By Jesus Trivino | 08/24/2015 - 16:41

If Straight Outta Compton wasn’t such a moneymaker, would Dr.


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EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Latina Fighting for Immigrants' Rights, Raw-G
EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Latina Fighting for Immigrants' Rights, Raw-G
By Raquel Reichard | 08/03/2015 - 15:52

Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Gina Madrid, aka Raw-G, learned English by translating hip-hop lyrics from Public Enemy, The Fugees and Tupac


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Exclusive: La Mala Rodriguez On Music’s Double Standard: “I Prefer to be a Puta”
Exclusive: La Mala Rodriguez On Music’s Double Standard: “I Prefer to be a Puta”
By Cindy Casares | 05/24/2015 - 11:00

Every time I cover a music festival, I get anxious. There’s an energy that gets sucked out of you at these events.


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Exclusive: 50 Cent Tells Us What He Loves About Latinas
Exclusive: 50 Cent Tells Us What He Loves About Latinas
By Jesus Trivino | 05/22/2015 - 11:45

50 Cent doesn’t need to prove anything else in hip-hop. The Queens, NY rapper has dominated the charts and the streets — real and cyber. Business-wise, it’s kind of the same deal.


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Commentary: I Worked in the Hip-Hop Industry & ‘Empire’ Does Need to Include Latinos
Commentary: Why ‘Empire’ Needs to Include Latinos
By Jesus Trivino | 03/18/2015 - 15:45

Empire isn’t as accurate as they want you to believe it is. Let me explain...


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The 15 Most Influential Latinos in Hip-Hop History
The 15 Most Influential Latinos in Hip-Hop History
By Jesus Trivino | 02/07/2015 - 09:00

Latino artists were an integral part of the creation of hip-hop culture in the 1970s.


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Exclusive: Rafael de la Fuente on ‘Empire,’ Gay Couples on TV & Music
Exclusive: Rafael de la Fuente Talks 'Empire,' Gay Couples on TV & Making Music
By Jesus Trivino | 01/21/2015 - 13:40

Rafael de la Fuente isn’t lucky. He’s tremendously lucky. The Venezuelan actor is on one of the hottest new TV shows of the year, FOX’s hip-hop drama Empire.


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Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: “Black and Latino lives weren't acknowledged in mainstream American culture”
Q-Tip to Iggy Azalea: Blacks & Latinos "Weren't Acknowledged in Mainstream American Culture”
By Jesus Trivino | 12/22/2014 - 13:08

Iggy Azalea continues to be on the tips of the tongues of a lot of hip-hop fans, artists and experts.


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10 Ways Everybody Else Has Benefitted from Minority Culture
10 Ways Everybody Else Has Benefitted from Minority Culture
By Jesus Trivino | 12/17/2014 - 14:26

Love her or hate her, rapper Iggy Azalea owned the pop charts in 2014. Now, lets focus on the hate. Why so much hate?


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