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Meet Micro TDH – Billboard

Venezuelan singer-songwriter and rapper Micro TDH presents today (December 9) his second studio album titled Nueve. The set of 14 titles, which comes four years later Ineffable, is his debut album under Warner Music Latina. “There is music for all kinds of people, for all kinds of tastes,” says Micro. Billboard. “An album made with […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

When Ivan Cornejo was in college, he was heartbroken – an event that left him with scars and now fuels his inspiration for deep, dark lyrics that fuel his heartbreaking tracks. And not so long ago, the Mexican-American singer-songwriter was in college: the 17-year-old remembers feeling the urge to write about “my situation” and began […]

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Latino artist on the rise: meet Tiago PZK

So far, the evidence supports the Argentine newcomer’s statement. He placed three songs on the Billboard Global 200 charts this year: the very heavy “Además de Mi” with Rusherking, Khea, Duki, Maria Becerra and LIT Killah; the catchy reggaetón jam “No Me Conocen” with Rei, Duki and Bandido; and the R&B fusion cup assisted by […]

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Latino artist on the rise: meet Tiago PZK

So far, the evidence supports the Argentine newcomer’s statement. He placed three songs on the Billboard Global 200 charts this year: the very heavy “Además de Mi” with Rusherking, Khea, Duki, Maria Becerra and LIT Killah; the catchy reggaetón jam “No Me Conocen” with Rei, Duki and Bandido; and the R&B fusion cup assisted by […]

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Meet Tiago PZK – Billboard

Tiago PZK was six when he discovered his love for music, crediting Daddy Yankee and his 2007 “Impacto (Remix)” with Fergie for really igniting his desire to continue his career. “He’s a pillar of who Tiago is today,” he says Billboard, while citing Justin Bieber as a major source of inspiration. To explore To explore […]

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Argentine singer-songwriter Emilia – Billboard

Emilia wrote her first song when she was only 10 years old, and she made it her mission to make money playing it for her friends and family. “It was a silly song, as you can imagine,” recalls the 24-year-old artist from Argentina. “But whenever there was a dinner party or a meeting in our […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise: Blessd – Billboard

For Blessd (real name: Stiven Mesa Londoño), a musical career seemed unattainable. A day in his life usually started at 2 a.m. selling fruit in a market in his hometown of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia, then going to school from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. From there he would go to a recording studio, where he […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Boza thanks his parents and late grandmothers for instilling his love for music. His greatest inspirations? Michael Jackson, Drake, reggae and countless renowned Panamanian artists including Kafu Banton. At 16, he began to explore his passion, making a name for himself in his native Panama as a future rap star. He was built from the […]

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Rising Latin Artist – Billboard

Ten years ago, 5-year-old Luis Vázquez stepped onto a stage in Puerto Rico as the lead singer of Los Bravitos de la Plena, a children’s music group that included seven other members and was founded by Vázquez’s father, who is also a musician. “All my life I have been surrounded by music. Since I was […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

A need for self-expression is what inspired newcomer Maria Becerra to launch her musical career – which today is endorsed by artists such as Cazzu, Tini and J Balvin, to name a few. “I have always been dramatic and sensitive and I needed to express it,” Becerra said. Billboard. “When I was seven I realized […]

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Billboard’s Rising Latin Artist – Billboard

Argentinian producer Bizarrap’s musical sessions featuring artists such as Nathy Peluso and Nicki Nicole not only went viral on YouTube, garnering millions of views in days, they also became a new method for artists to get to discover. That’s what Bizarrap originally intended to do with his now fan-favorite sessions. To explore To explore Weird […]

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Meet Gera MX – Billboard

Born in Monterrey and raised in San Luis Potosi, Gera MX says his upbringing is what shaped his career as one of Mexico’s most high-profile rappers today. “I come from a dangerous neighborhood which made it easier for me for my lyrics,” he said. Billboard. “I had so much to share, nothing was invented. I […]

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Latino artist on the rise: meet Juhn – Billboard

Juhn, born Jorge Jr. Hernandez Quiles in San Juan, Puerto Rico, discovered his love for music on the basketball court of the barrios. In his youth, he saw artists such as Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, and Nicky Jam pull baskets between studio sessions. To explore To explore Juhn See the latest videos, graphics and news […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Born from a state of vulnerability, Cami’s Monstruo is a powerful pop-rock album with deep and painfully personal lyrics that touch on grief, lust and sorrow. The daring album allowed the emerging Chilean singer-songwriter with her first Grammy nomination: Monstruo is in the running for best Latin or alternative rock album against Fito Paez La […]

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Meet Grupo Firme – Billboard

With a suitcase full of dreams, heartfelt lyrics and appealing melodies from Banda, Grupo Firme has managed to find its way from the underground music scene to the Billboard graphics. The young Mexican regional group – made up of Eduin Caz, Abraham Hernandez, Johnny Caz, Joaquin Ruiz, Christian Gutierrez, Jose Rubio and Dylan Camacho – […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Argentinian trap artist Nicki Nicole is shortlisted for Best New Artist at this year’s Latin Grammys, sharing the eclectic category with heavy hitter Anuel AA and fellow Argentinian trap artist Cazzu, among others. The nod highlights the 20-year-old newcomer, who is turning heads for her rapping skills and her R&B and Latino trap fusion. Although […]

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Latino artist on the rise: meet Juanfran – Billboard

After launching his musical career in 2019, Juanfran, short for Juan Francisco, was ready to take on the world. Originally from Gran Canaria, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, the aspiring artist planned to expand his music to countries like Chile, Argentina, Canada and the United States. Suddenly everything came to a halt due to the […]

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Meet the Latin Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Music has been a part of Carin Leon’s life for as long as he can remember. Today, at the age of 31, the Mexican singer-songwriter has positioned himself on the Billboard charts with his heartfelt norteño and banda music, becoming the Latin artist on the rise this week. To explore To explore Carin Leon See […]

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Latin Artist on the Rise: Elena Rose – Billboard

At age 11, rising Venezuelan singer-songwriter Elena Rose began writing poetry to express her emotions. “Whatever I felt or what I thought someone else was feeling, I wrote it down,” Rose said. Billboard. “While doing poetry, I started playing with rhymes and that’s when I got into songwriting. “ To explore To explore Elena Rose […]

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Los Dos Carnales – Billboard

Brothers Poncho Jr and Imanol Quezada have been performing for over 10 years now, performing in buses and markets and at local parties in their hometown of Coahuila, Mexico. But it wasn’t until last year that Los Dos Carnales got their big chance. The norteño group, made up of the Quezada brothers as lead singers, […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Pitizion had a promising 2020 ahead of her which included a music video with Greeicy and a tour with Alejandro Sanz as the opening act. But despite the current health crisis putting plans on hiatus, the emerging artist of Colombian descent has continued to create music and make her name known. To explore To explore […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

If there is one thing Jay Wheeler is proud to accomplish during the quarantine period, it is becoming a first-time owner. That, and the release of his second album Platonists, released on June 12 via Linked Music / EMPIRE. “I am a very responsible person,” he said Billboard. “I just bought my house in Orlando […]

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Latino artist on the rise: Eslabon Armado – Billboard

Recording their debut album live in a garage wasn’t ideal, but Eslabon Armado made it work and released a chart-topping album titled You Veneno mortal. The 10-set track released under DEL Records scored the Mexican-American trio’s first top 10 on Billboard‘s Top Latin Albums, arriving at # 9 as of May 16. To explore See […]

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PJ Sin Suela, the Puerto Rican doctor turned urban singer: a booming Latino artist | Billboard

“I learn a lot about different cultures,” he says. Billboard from his experience on tour and in countries like Spain and Mexico for the first time. “Each time, there are more and more fans who feel my music. I love to write about things that are happening in Puerto Rico, and a lot of people […]

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Ed Maverick: booming Latin American artist

Eduardo Hernández Saucedo, better known as Ed Maverick, is a self-taught musician. At 15, the Mexican singer-songwriter took to the Internet to learn how to play the guitar. “All of a sudden I realized that I was getting good at playing guitar and making progress after watching tutorials,” says Ed. Billboard. Two years later, he […]