Culture2021-07-30T11:22:50-04:00

Singer Niko Rubio Pays Homage to the California Coast and Her Mexican Roots

Culture|Artists On The Rise 

Singer Niko Rubio Pays Homage to the California Coast and Her Mexican Roots

A California girl with deep Mexican roots, Niko Rubio cannot help but pay homage to both elements of her background in everything she creates. Her self-described “pop-indie-rock” music is at once ethereal and buoyant, yet grounded by a thrumming bassline. In other words, the perfect soundtrack for riding in a [...]

Family Dramas, Scars from the Past, Unexpected Twists and Turns: 7 Argentine Films to Watch

Culture|Latinx Film Guide 

Family Dramas, Scars from the Past, Unexpected Twists and Turns: 7 Argentine Films to Watch

Friday rolls around — you sit down on your couch with a bottle of wine and takeout while endlessly scrolling through streaming platforms in search of the perfect movie. Now what? Picking a movie is never easy; this week we are focusing on seven films by Argentine directors. From dark [...]

DJ Oscar Nñ on Honduran Identity, Buoyant Desires, and Inclusive QTPOC Spaces

Culture|SH*TS N GIGS 

DJ Oscar Nñ on Honduran Identity, Buoyant Desires, and Inclusive QTPOC Spaces

Oscar Nñ is a Honduran American creative, Brooklyn-based DJ, and a co-founder of Papi Juice, an NYC art collective that aims to affirm and celebrate the lives of queer and trans people of color. Oscar sat down with Latina’s Alissa Lopez Serfozo at Papi Juice’s studio in Bed Stuy to [...]

Jodosky Champions Body Positivity with “Quien Dijo Que Los Gordos No Perrean?”

Culture|LATINA EXCLUSIVE 

Jodosky Champions Body Positivity with “Quien Dijo Que Los Gordos No Perrean?”

Puerto Rican rapper-producer Jodosky, praised for his old-school take on reggaetón, champions body positivity in his new track encouraging plus sized people to feel sexy and confident in their own bodies by dancing reggaetón. His single, “Quien Dijo Que Los Gordos No Perrean?” comes out Friday, July 23 and Latina [...]

Jessie Reyez on Appreciating Her Culture, Overcoming Heartbreak, and Experiencing Full-Circle Moments

Culture|LA PRIMERA VEZ 

Jessie Reyez on Appreciating Her Culture, Overcoming Heartbreak, and Experiencing Full-Circle Moments

“La Primera Vez” is the digital talk show that lets you get to know your favorite Latinx celebrities. In this episode, host Christina Reid sits down with singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez. The Colombian-Canadian musician talks about heartbreak, her culture, her biggest inspiration, and full-circle moments.  Check out Jessie’s latest collab with [...]