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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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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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Meet Danny Felix – Billboard

Danny Felix’s rodeo spanned nearly two decades – but it was only in recent years that he gained long-awaited exposure in the music industry, guiding some of Natanael Cano’s early successes, collaborating with Karol G and finally landing on the Billboard graphics. To explore See the latest videos, graphics and news “I’ve been producing music […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise: Meet Chesca – Billboard

During a pandemic, when the music world was rocked and live performances shut down, Chesca shone. In the past year alone, the Puerto Rican newcomer has collaborated with artists such as Pitbull, Arcangel and De La Ghetto; entered the Billboard graphics for the first time; was nominated for the Premio Lo Nuestro; and made her […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Gabriel Mora Quintero may have skipped college classes, but on his debut album he made sure everyone knew school was in session. At Primer Día de Clases (First day of school), artists such as Lunay, Farruko, Jhay Cortez, Mariah among others are in attendance, joining forces with Puerto Rican singer-songwriter and producer Mora, who released […]

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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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Latin artist on the rise: meet Alvaro Diaz

Diaz, who studied public relations at university, chose music as a hobby. But that all changed when he met famous reggaeton producer Víctor “Tunes” Cabrera of Luny Tunes, who then introduced him to Tainy. “My first single was produced by Tainy,” he says of “Chicas de la Isla,” released in 2012. “It went viral in […]

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Meet Alvaro Diaz – Billboard

Alvaro Diaz didn’t let a global health crisis stop him from working hard for his dreams. In fact, after starting the year with “Mera”, working with Tainy and Dalex, the Puerto Rican artist has continued to make music, which includes an important joint with Yandel. To explore See the latest videos, graphics and news “This […]

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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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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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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 […]