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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 – Billboard

Duki’s writing process is straightforward. “I only need a microphone,” says the Argentinian rapper. “I start to improvise and from there I start to build. But I write in my head while I freestyle. A self-description melómano (music lover) who grew up listening to Luis Miguel and the Beatles, the 24-year-old artist, who last year […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Philadelphia-born Puerto Rican artist Luis Figueroa says all types of music surrounded his life growing up, from salsa and soul to R&B and beyond. It was then that an 11-year-old, Luis, began to explore his love for music. “I learned whole songs that showcased my vocal abilities,” he says. Billboard. To explore See the latest […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Philadelphia-born Puerto Rican artist Luis Figueroa says all types of music surrounded his life growing up, from salsa and soul to R&B and beyond. It was then that an 11-year-old, Luis, began to explore his love for music. “I learned complete songs that showcased my vocal abilities,” he says. Billboard. To explore See the latest […]

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Latino artist Ozuna joins forces with XSET

Organization of lifestyle games XSET announced a partnership with the multiple award-winning Puerto Rican singer / songwriter Ozuna. The partnership sees Ozuna become a managing partner of the organization, making him the first-ever Latin artist esports team owner. Photo credit: XSET RELATED: XSET names HyperX official partner for peripherals and memory Ozuna and XSET will […]

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Legendary Latin artist Ozuna takes it to the next level with XSET partnership

MIAMI, April 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – XSET, the world’s fastest growing lifestyle game organization, and award-winning Puerto Rican singer / songwriter Ozuna today announced a groundbreaking and far-reaching new partnership, which includes making d ‘Ozuna a managing partner of XSET, becoming the first owner of a team of Latin American artists. . Since […]

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Latin Artist Katiria Gains Popularity Among Teens With New Single “Down My Walls”

Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Katiri combines his passion for sweet melodies with the obsession for serious romance in his new single “Down my walls”. The future Latin singer Katiri becomes the new sensation of the pop kingdom with a brand new hit single “Down my walls”. She was already famous among the teenage world […]

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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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Sony Music Publishing wins ASCAP Latin Publisher of the Year award

Today, Sony Music Publishing (“SMP”) Latin and its songwriters received top honors at 29e The annual Latin Music Awards, held virtually to celebrate the songwriters and publishers of the most played songs of the previous year. Sony Music Publishing won ASCAP’s Latin Publisher of the Year 2021 award with 26 top performing songs, marking its […]

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Latino Artist on the Rise – Billboard

Kali Uchis is not a newcomer, but Sin Miedo (Del Amor and Otros Demonios), her latest album released in November and which features the rapidly rising track “Telepatía”, took her to uncharted territory. Score your very first # 1 on Billboard‘s Latin Pop Albums (chart dated March 6), the 13-track set is also his very […]

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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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Legendary Latin artist Celia Cruz’s African roots revealed by living descendants and AfricanAncestry.com

AfricanAncestry.com traces legendary African roots from Celia Cruz to the Balanta people of Guinea-Bissau using DNA Tweet this “It’s an exciting time for us because Celia cruz fully embraced his African heritage in life and music, which is quite a precursor for his time, ”said the president and co-founder of AfricaAncestry.com Gina Paige. “We are […]

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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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Which Latin artist dominated 2020? Vote! – Billboard

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez kicked off what looked to be a promising 2020 with an epic, historic and unforgettable halftime performance at Super Bowl LIV on February 2. The event set a precedent and inevitably, we thought, who can beat that? It’s hard to say that another Latin artist has ‘passed’ Shakira and J.Lo’s special […]

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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

After 12 years as a founding member of Piso 21, Llane officially launched his solo career at the end of 2019 and, despite the difficult global pandemic, continues to mark his territory in the music industry with his popetón beats (pop and urban). and melodious voice. To explore To explore Llane See the latest videos, […]

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Nickelodeon star Drake Bell renames himself Latin artist | Latin post

By Madelaine D. First published: November 24, 2020 06:54 AM EST Singer-actor Drake Bell changed his name on his social media account, causing fans to be confused. (Photo: Kris Connor / Getty Images for Blue Jacket)The 3rd Annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show Benefiting The Prostate Cancer Foundation – Arrivals NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 07: […]

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Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell has renamed himself Latin artist and people are confused

Photo by John Sciulli / WireImageWhen you think of successful Latin music artists, the name “Drake Bell” probably doesn’t come to mind. In fact, the name “Drake Bell” probably doesn’t come to mind when you think of all musician – the man hasn’t been much on the radar since his Nickelodeon went off the air […]

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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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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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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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Rising Favorite Latin Artist Poll – Billboard

Billboard confirmed nine of today’s hottest emerging artists as part of its two-part On The Rise panels at Latin Music Week 2020, which runs virtually October 20-23. Sech, Cazzu, Camilo, Rauw Alejandro, Natanael Cano, Nicki Nicole, Jhay Cortez, Lunay and Mariah Angeliq will all appear in the next panel, which is a spinoff from Billboard […]

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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 […]

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Latin artist Mon Laferte returns to San Antonio this summer

Click to enlarge The sound of Mon Laferte is as eclectic as its inspirations. Drawing inspiration from Chilean punk, Colombian rock and Seattle grunge, born singer-songwriter Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte has a vocal timbre reminiscent of Gwen Stefani or Emily Whitehurst of the pop-punk group Tsunami Bomb. Overall, Laferte’s vibrato-fucked delivery makes a good match […]

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Romeo Santos’ Utopia The Concert Show Makes Him The First Latino Artist To Perform At MetLife Stadium

MILAN, LOMBARDIA, ITALY – 2018/05/04: Romeo Santos, singer and dancer of Salsa (the king of… [+] Bachata), in concert at the open-air theater of the Milan Experience Park. (Photo by Andrea Bruno Diodato / KONTROLAB / LightRocket via Getty Images) Getty Romeo Santos continues to prove he’s on another level with the announcement that further […]

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Ready to rock the accordion: Latin artist AJ Castillo to perform at Bloomin ‘Fest | Entertainment

Temple Parks & Recreation has announced that Austin-based Latino artist AJ Castillo will perform on the CEFCO stage at the 13th annual Bloomin ‘Temple Festival on Friday, April 27. AJ Castillo is known for his unique accordion sound and style, energetic live performances and extraordinary custom accordions. Having lent his musical talent to many artists […]

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Visits by Latin authors, inspiration, White Plains HS students

WHITE PLAINS, NY ?? Honduran author Roberto Quesada made a big impact on students, like Juan Hoyos, during his annual visit Thursday to Alberto Minotta’s Spanish Latin Heritage 2 class at White Plains High School. For the past 10 years, Quesada has visited Minotta’s classrooms to share his passion for literature with students like Hoyos, […]

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Current 25: My Own Private Selena: The Best-Selling Latin Artist of the 90s Isn’t Finished Yet | 25th anniversary | San Antonio

Click to enlarge “Have you heard of Selena Quintanilla? my Los Angeles Times editor-in-chief Bob Hilburn asked me on the morning of March 31, 1995. “Do you mean Selena?” I said. He nodded, before breaking the news to me: she had been murdered by Yolanda Saldívar, the president of his fan club. You know the […]