Music

Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra on Coping as an Artist by Taking Performances To Instagram

“The world has changed considerably and I think it’s healthy we face that, but we won’t lose music and we won’t lose songs,” Segarra told Latino Rebels.

  • Mar 26, 2020
  • 4:40 PM

A ‘Corrido del Coronavirus’ From Phoenix’s Alan and Roberto

“We should be spending more time together anyway, as life is too short to be apart from loved ones,” a release about the new corrido says.

  • Mar 21, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Mexico Holds Big Music Festival Despite Coronavirus Concerns

MEXICO CITY (AP) — While the coronavirus pandemic has led authorities around the globe to cancel concerts and sporting events, and even shut down daily activities in some places, Mexico City is going ahead with Vive Latino—one of the most important music festivals in the country.

  • Mar 15, 2020
  • 12:02 PM

‘Orgullo’ Is a Music Video Dedicated to Undocumented Mothers Amid Ongoing ICE Raids

“What fueled my inspiration when working on this video was my family, friends and coworkers who have shared their stories with me over the years about their journey as undocumented immigrants in America,” Producer Amanda J. Sarabia told Latino Rebels. 

  • Mar 6, 2020
  • 3:46 PM

Portrait Of: Residente (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa sits down with Residente to talk about his activist childhood and to dig into the mind of the man o dig into the mind of the man who has experimented with so many musical genres.

  • Mar 3, 2020
  • 4:20 PM

Live From Latino USA: Yasser Tejeda & Palotré

The band visited the Latino USA office to play “Nuestras Raíces” and “Amor Arrayano.”

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 5:18 PM

Portrait Of: José Feliciano (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this conversation with Maria Hinojosa, José Feliciano opens up about why he keeps the 70s alive and about one of his favorite relationships—the one he has with his guitar.

  • Feb 12, 2020
  • 2:24 PM

How I Made It: Jessie Reyez (A Latino USA Podcast)

Jessie Reyez talks about the role that music played in her childhood, how she writes through her own emotional pain, and how even when her fans sing along to her saddest songs—she feels more connected to them than ever.

  • Jan 24, 2020
  • 1:46 PM

Migrants, Troops Slowly Build Up on Guatemala-Mexico Border

TECÚN UMÁN, Guatemala (AP) — More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north.

  • Jan 18, 2020
  • 10:39 AM

Colombian-Canadian Singer and Songwriter Jessie Reyez Performs Live for Latino USA

Jessie Reyez stopped by Latino USA‘s office to perform “Far Away,” and her Spanish-language song titled “Sola.”

  • Jan 10, 2020
  • 2:20 PM

Mexican-American Singer Renee Goust Performs New Take on Her Feminist Single for Live From Latino USA (VIDEO)

For the latest Live From Latino USA, Mexican-American artist Renee Goust performed her feminist single “La Cumbia Feminazi.”

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 5:43 PM

José Rivera Jr. on Ungendered Love and ‘Exploding Beautifully and Colorfully From the Inside Out’

“Ungendered love is all love. We all experience love, and have somehow been taught that love has a gender to which you must fit your puzzle piece to,” Rivera Jr. tells Latino Rebels.

  • Nov 20, 2019
  • 3:39 PM

PREMIERE: Austin Indie Band Como Las Movies Releases Video for ‘¿YPQSP?’

The song was inspired by childhood memories while still tapping into adulthood themes.

  • Nov 13, 2019
  • 11:28 AM

Ana Tijoux Drops a Powerful #Cacerolazo Music Video for Chile Protests

“Quema, despierta/Renuncia, Piñera”

  • Oct 28, 2019
  • 3:06 PM

The Music of Los Prisioneros Endures During Chile’s Current Protest Movement

In the midst of this tragedy and chaos, something stands out. It is the song the protestors are chanting.

  • Oct 25, 2019
  • 12:13 PM

Latino USA Presents: A Day In The Life Of Pitbull

Latino USA followed Pitbull over the course of a day when he was in New York City to speak at the AdWeek marketing conference and sat down for an interview with him at his hotel.

  • Oct 11, 2019
  • 1:41 PM

All Women’s Mariachi Band Flor de Toloache Performs for Live From Latino USA (VIDEO)

The two singles are part of their latest bilingual album ‘Indestructible,’ which was just nominated for this year’s Latin Grammys.

  • Oct 3, 2019
  • 4:01 PM

The Breakdown: The Spell Of Yma Sumac (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA breaks down the phenomena behind one of the original divas, her conflicts and criticisms, and the impact of her legacy.

  • Sep 30, 2019
  • 4:36 PM

Legendary Mexican Crooner José José Dies From Cancer

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican crooner José José, the elegant dresser who moved audiences to tears with melancholic love ballads and was known as the “Prince of Song,” has died at the age of 71.

  • Sep 29, 2019
  • 6:21 PM

Daymé Arocena’s ‘Sonocardiogram’ Is a Soulful Tribute to Love and Santería

She spoke with Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA about her trajectory thus far, her music-making process, her personal life and what inspired her latest creation.

  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 4:12 PM

Powerful SOMOS SEMILLAS Song Vows to Bring Hope to Country’s Refugee and Undocumented Population

The song shows Freddy Flowpez dropping rhymes, accompanied by Jessica Pacheco’s gorgeous hook vocals.

  • Sep 3, 2019
  • 2:51 PM