27 days ago | Latin Music
Rebecca Marie Gomez, 18, better known as Becky G, is a rising pop artist creating a lane of her own. She raps and sings in both English and Spanish. She's collaborated with artists as diverse as Kesha, Pitbull and Will.i.am. Born and raised in Ing...
3 months ago | Latin Alternative
Last October, La Santa Cecilia played a show in Ketchikan, Alaska, the last place you would expect to see an indie-Latin band from Los Angeles. After the show they hit the town and were lured into a little restaurant by the sounds of local musicia...
11 months ago | Coachella
Every year the Latino community seems to be disappointed over how few Latin artists represent at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival. They take to social media expressing frustration over how such a major festival can ignore the demand of the ...
11 months ago | Jazz
Cuban jazz pianist Alfredo Rodriguez fled Cuba for Los Angeles six years ago to chase his dream of becoming a successful musician. He came with no more than the clothes on his back, his music sheets, and a commitment from his mentor Quincy Jones t...
1 year ago | Festivals
For years, Latin music fans have been wishing for a Coachella-like festival in Los Angeles. It seems like a no-brainer, given how many Latinos live in the area and the impact that’s had on the local cultural scene. Finally, local indie label Nacio...
2 years ago | Latin Alternative
A few years ago, L.A.-based producer and vocalist Rafi El met up with a Peruvian shaman, with whom he tried ayahuasca for the first time. While under the influence of the psychedelic drug, the shaman's music triggered some early childhood memories...