By Mariela Rosario | 07/28/2010 - 13:30
Taboo, of the Black Eyed Peas has recorded a song protesting Arizona's SB 1070 bill, scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, July 29th. He starts off the single, entitled "One Heart, One Beat" by spelling out the motivation behind the recording. "It takes one person to stand up for what he believes in," says Taboo. "I believe there’s been an injustice in Arizona.
By Angie Romero | 07/26/2010 - 12:45
Our favorite contemporary Spanish balladeer, Alejandro Sanz, continues his successful Paraiso Tour run throughout the United States, having kicked off the tour July 15th in Highland, California. And as every diehard Sanz fan knows, his concerts are always memorable experiences—which is why he sells out arenas all over the world. This time around, he’s taking it to another level by bringing some of his A-list musician friends onstage with him.
By Alice Taranto | 07/23/2010 - 10:00
Any Colombianas out there? Colombia celebrated the bicentennial anniversary of their independence with a flurry of activities on July 20th. But the highlight of the day was a concert attended by around 10,000 people in Quibdo, the northwestern capital of Colombia's Choco department.
By Angie Romero | 06/10/2010 - 10:56
We doubt there is anyone more excited about La Copa del Mundo than us. Except maybe Juanes, who is set to unveil his first new single in three years today, the hotly anticipated “Yerbatero” (or “herbal healer”), at the World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/09/2010 - 14:00
Chances are bachata king Juan Luis Guerra has provided the soundtrack for more than one of your romantic interludes. Latina.com caught up with the Dominican crooner, who has a new album out entitled A Son de Guerra (EMI) that is sure to make you swoon some more.
Do you have a favorite song on A Son de Guerra?
Every song plays a different role. I’m happy with the whole thing.
We love “La Calle,” which you made with Juanes.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/07/2010 - 09:25
Los Tigres del Norte, Juanes, Calle 13, Café Tacuba, Cypress Hill and Ozomatli are just some of the growing number of Latino musicians boycotting Arizona in protest of the state’s controversial immigration law (SB 1070). The new law goes into effect on July 31st of this year and requires police officers to stop anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally.
By Grace Bastidas | 05/19/2010 - 16:00
Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes took time off during his busy recording schedule this past Saturday to receive an award for his humanitarian work at the annual Fedex/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala in Miami. The event was a benefit for the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, a pediatric cancer research center.
By Grace Bastidas | 03/22/2010 - 12:00
Though we have a long-standing love affair with Colombian rockero Juanes, lately our hearts have been beating for another guitar-clutching singer/songwriter. His name is Gustavo Galindo and last week he turned the South by Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas into a veritable smooch-fest with his romantic ballads. Billboard.com immediately dubbed him an “idol-to-watch” after his performance on Wednesday night.