By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/14/2013 - 15:05
Reggaeton meet your new prince…thy name is J Balvin. The Colombian reggaetonero has updated his genre’s sound with dance-inspired beats and seductive, Drake-esque lyrics. But don’t take our word for it, let the handsome Balvin tell you himself. We caught up with him to talk about his new album, La Familia, his favorite rapper, Drake (no surprise there), and the responsibility of pushing reggaeton into the future.
Tell us about your new album, La Familia.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/14/2013 - 10:06
Daddy Yankee recently released his latest album, El Imperio Nazza: King Daddy Edition, which debuted at #1 on iTunes.
The reggaetonero had revealed that he'd be going back to his roots for this, and now he says that the overall genre is following his footsteps.
By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 10/29/2013 - 09:07
The “Dutty Love” Dominican songbird speaks about her upcoming video for “Makossa,” what she’s learned from her Orfanato Music Group label boss, Don Omar, and performing in her home isle.
How did Don Omar discover you?
By Cristina Arreola | 10/28/2013 - 10:07
Daddy Yankee is dropping a new album...and you can expect a return to his reggaeton roots!
In a panel with members of the Grammy community, Yankee, whose real name is Ramón Luis Ayala Rodriguez, offered a glimpse of his return to pure reggaeton in his new album El Imperio Nazza: King Daddy Edition.
By Jesus Trivino | 09/21/2013 - 11:00
Here’s a Latino stereotype we don’t mind owning: we know how to dance. It’s true. Even Beyoncé knows. During her recent tour stop in Brazil, Mrs. Jay-Z broke out in the South American nation’s latest dance craze, the “Ah Lelek Lek Lek.” Well, here are 11 other Latino dance crazes Bey and you should try.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/11/2013 - 09:44
Puerto Rican artists Alexis y Fido dropped their new single Alocate in an attempt to step away from the “perreo” the pair is famous for.
The duo, dubbed “Los Reyes del Perreo”, told Fox News Latino they wanted to try something different with their music, while still retaining their reggaeton roots.
By Jesus Trivino | 08/01/2013 - 15:36
Ivy Queen is pregnant! With news of the star reggaetonera and her partner, Puerto Rican choreographer, Xavier Sanchez, expecting their first child, we thought of 5 Reasons It Will Make La Caballota Better.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/06/2013 - 12:43
Looks like ‘El duo de la historia’ are going to continue well, making history. According to an earlier report by Fox News Latino, fellow reggaeton star Don Omar allegedly expressed to fans at a concert that Wisin y Yandel were breaking up. Rumor had it that Yandel (born Llandel Veguilla Malave) was willing to split up the group in order to pursue a solo career.
By Jesus Trivino | 04/18/2013 - 13:32
With the release of N.O.R.E.’s album, Student of the Game, this past Tuesday we got a bit nostalgic. We longed for the days when N.O.R.E. waved the Puerto Rican flag with pride and rapped in broken Spanish. Almost a decade ago, N.O.R.E. embraced his Puerto Rican roots and released one of reggaeton’s biggest hits ever—“Oye Mi Canto” in 2004. The fact is reggaeton’s golden era in the States, 2003-2007, produced the genre’s biggest superstars and biggest songs.
By Jesus Trivino | 04/06/2013 - 09:21
When a picture allegedly showing Daddy Yankee making out with another guy hit Twitter earlier this week, the reggaeton superstar had to once again take time out of his busy schedule to make it clear that he’s straighter than an arrow — twice.