While Los Lobos broke ground for highlighting both cultures on the same album, subsequent artists on both sides of the Rio Grande have mixed elements of the countries together for their own neo-traditional mestizo music.
With her debut single "Somebody" having recently cracked the Billboard Top 10, things are looking up for singer Natalie La Rose. However, the multi-talented performer recalls many times she thought about giving up on her dreams.
Suddenly the music stops, and I stumble from the dank classroom, shaking and sweating from parts of me that I didn't even know could sweat. Seated on the lounge couch, I marvel that I survived the ordeal. Try again next week, my fellow Zumba classmates urge me. It gets easier with time.
Prince Royce is a Latin music superstar and his transition into the American music scene shouldn't surprise anyone. At 25, the 20-time Latin Billboard Award winner and multi-platinum singer-songwriter is releasing his fourth album which is a compilation of English-language songs.
Comfortably at No. 5 though, besting acts like The Spice Girls, En Vogue and Martha & The Vandellas, was Exposé. According to singer Jeanette Jurado, the '80s freestyle collective is all-too-grateful its music, now "classics," lives on.
Taking the concept to the next stage literally, Drexler applies the technology to a live audience setting, picking audience members to come on stage and choose the parts of the songs, which he then has to sing in real time.
I came across the impressive debut music video from Gian Kevin, a Puerto Rican cantante with clear talent in the Latin pop genre. In this exclusive interview, Gian Kevin speaks about his influences and his first video.
While watching the Mambo Legends Orchestra, my eyes would occasionally drift to the dance floor. I smiled as enthralled dancers, older and young, demonstrated that they were totally hip to what was happening on stage.