Shakira and Pitbull
LISTEN: Shakira is "Rabiosa" with Pitbull!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/19/2011 - 13:25

Is Shakira mad at Pitbull? No, in fact, quite the opposite. The "Waka Waka" singer is featuring the hot rapper in the English version of her new song, "Rabiosa." The new track is a cover of an original song by Dominican porducer El Cata (whom Shaki features on the Spanish-laguage version of the single and on "Loca") and is available on iTunes in both languages.


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Star Tracker: Pitbull, Lorena Ochoa, Maria Celeste and more
Star Tracker: Pitbull, Lorena Ochoa, Maria Celeste and more
By Irasema Romero | 03/24/2011 - 12:30

— Oscar season may be over, but we still have one of the most anticipated Latin music awards shows to look forward to! The Billboard Latin Music Awards are scheduled to air live on Telemundo April 28, and Pitbull, Don Omar and Camila are all scheduled to present!


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LISTEN: J.Lo Debuts Spanish Version of "On the Floor" Featuring Pitbull!
By Mariela Rosario | 03/23/2011 - 09:30

Jennifer Lopez is a genius and that's why she makes sure her music apeals to as wide of an audience as possible by recording in both English and Spanish. Need proof that she's always thinking about her Latino fan base? J.Lo just dropped a Spanish language version of her hit comeback single "On the Floor," called "Ven a Bailar."

The club banger—featuring everyone's favorite papi chulo, Pitbull—has been performing strongly on iTunes and just hit the number 5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.


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WATCH: Pitbull Gives Us Everything!
By Johanna Ferreira | 03/01/2011 - 16:00

We don’t how Pitbull has the time to make all these hit songs, but we’re loving it! In just a matter of weeks we’ve heard Pitbull in Jennifer Lopez’s hit single “On The Floor,” and seen the video for Mr. 305’s latest single with Jencarlos Canela, “Tu Cuerpo.”


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Star Tracker: Rosario Dawson, Eva Mendes, Pitbull and more!
Star Tracker: Rosario Dawson, Eva Mendes, Jennifer Lopez and more!
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/28/2011 - 13:09

-Rosario Dawson surprised everyone this weekend at the Spirit Awards. Paul Rudd and Eva Mendes were presenting the Best Screenplay award when Dawson suddenly ran on stage, joined the two and grabbed Rudd’s crotch! Rudd looked completely surprised but after a while didn’t seem to mind that Dawson was holding his package. It had to have been a dare!


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EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes of Pitbull & Jencarlos Canela's Music Video "Tu Cuerpo"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/22/2011 - 15:45

Bet you didn’t know the man behind most of Pitbull's music videos is David Rousseau. This Miami-based Cubano, born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Little Havana, is the brainchild behind “I Know You Want Me/Calle 8,” a music video that garnered over 150 million (!) hits on You Tube.


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VOTE! Who Are You Crushing on this Week?
VOTE! Who Are You Crushing on this Week?
By Latina Staff | 02/21/2011 - 11:00

There wasn’t a shortage of talented and good looking men at this years Premios Los Nuestro. Here are the three standouts of the night.

Jen Carlos Canela
The Cubano won the Revelación del Año award.

Prince Royce
The bachata singer from Bronx, NY took home 3 trophies.

Pitbull
The always-entertaining Mr. 305 opened the show with “Bon Bon.”


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Did Shakira Stiff a “Loca” Songwriter?
By Irasema Romero | 02/17/2011 - 14:30

Shakira has learned that music collaborations are attractive to listeners, especially when they include catchy urban beats from artists like Pitbull and Calle 13's René Pérez. But the Colombian singer is now facing the music after Puerto Rican reggaetonero Ñejo filled a lawsuit against her for not crediting his work in her latest hit “Loca.” 


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Behind the Scenes: J.Lo's "On the Floor" Music Video
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 16:16

We were super excited to hear that Jennifer Lopez was already shooting the music video for her new single, “On the Floor!”

The new American Idol judge looks absolutely stunning (as usual) and the energy of the video really does make you want to just dance."I play one character where she kind of runs this party, acts like she’s kind of over it, but at the same time loves it and loves this kind of underground kind of party dance culture," explains Lopez. "So I got to be wild and crazy, and I got to be sexy and sweet too."


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Crossover Music
From English to Español: Musicians Crossing Over
By Grace Bastidas | 01/20/2011 - 15:00

Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira are just some of the Latin artists that have successfully crossed over into the English language market, paving the way for the many musicians who dream of stardom on U.S. soil.

But the reverse has become increasingly popular, with singers switching to Spanish after hitting the big time. Check out some of the performers that have fine-tuned their voices in español—capturing a whole new legion of listeners in the process.

 

 


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