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  • Celebrities
    Latino Celebrity Jennifer Lopez: The Comeback Plan

      Whenever one sits down with an interview with a woman known as “La Lopez” or-more infamously- “J-Lo,” one assumes that they are sitting down with a diva of epic proportions, one who rivals such unimonikered celebrities as Britney, Cher, and Madonna in...

  • Entertainment
    Puerto Rican Pasteles Recipe

      Puerto Rican Recipes Ingredients: *Masa (dough) * 1 Onion, chopped * 1 Green pepper, seeded and chopped * 3 to 4 cloves Garlic, peeled and chopped * 2 to 3 tablespoons of Oil * 2 pounds of Pork butt or shoulder, cut into small cubes * 1 cup of Tomato sauce...

  • Deportes
    Latino Famoso Victor Cruz Visita a Bomberos de NY Antes del Super Bowl

      El día de ayer, el mediocampista de origen puertorriqueño y estrella de los Giants de Nueva York, Víctor Cruz, y dueños/operadores de McDonald’s del área tri-estatal de Nueva York visitaron dos estaciones de bomberos en esta ciudad. Como parte de la visita, les llevaron almuerzo y McCafé de McDonald’s como muestra...

  • Entertainment
    Latino Music: Introducing J Quiles

      Puerto Rican-based reggeatonero, J Quiles has been nominated as New and Noteworthy on iTunes Latin. His new single “Orgullo” debuted at #34 on Billboard’s Tropical charts, and after only 1 week the song went up to #16. The song is currently #4 on the National Record Poool (DJ Times National Chart)....

  • Featured
    Musician Highlight: BombaYo

      A simple sound from an instrument can spark an interest and ultimately turn it into a career. This may be “impossible” for some, but for others it is a dream and they turn it into a reality. But how? The music style, BombaYo, was emerged from the streets and schoolyards in...

  • Entertainment
    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT VINCENT SANTANA

      During his professional tenure at Columbia University Vincent Santana has worked in research for 18 years. As the program manager for EFIGA-Estudio Familiar Influencia Genetica en Alzheimer, he was responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary recruitment in three countries. This is a study funded by the National Institutes of Health started in...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Reggaeton Duo, Axcel & Andrew –’Los Brothers’ To Make U.S. Impact!

      Puerto Rico’s music duo, Axcel & Andrew, also known as “Los Brothers” are bringing their Reggaeton style and contagious beat off their first single “La Oportunidad” to the US! After rapidly gaining astounding popularity in Latin America, Axcel & Andrew are another example of contemporary music being born on digital platforms...

  • Entertainment
    Hot New Video By J Álvarez featuring Farruko “Esto Es Reggaetón”

    Hot new music video of two icons of modern urban music today, J Alvarez featuring Farruko “This is Reggaeton”.   J Alvarez and Farruko have gained impressive popularity in Latin America, Europe and the U.S., something that is reflected very clearly in their social networks. With over 6 million loyal fans between...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jennifer Lopez Drops Out Of “33” Chilean Miners Movie

    Reports have surfaced that Jennifer Lopez who was to star in “Los 33” Chilean miner movie with Antonio Banderas is no longer attached to the film. According to her rep, commitments with the next season of American Idol simply got in the way. Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen are still tied to...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Don Omar Is Officially Divorced

    Reggaetonero Don Omar has officially divorced from journalist Jackie Guerrido after a two year battle. Sources say the Puerto Rican singer gave the “Primer Impacto” host about $3.7 million dollars in the divorce agreement in New Jersey. The couple who married on April 19, 2008 in Puerto Rico seem to have divorced...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Member Dies

    Legendary Salsa star Eddie Perez of El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico has passed away from a blood infection. The group recently celebrated 50 years of playing music and Perez was one of the two last founding members. Perez’s daughter Mariel Perez told the Associated Press that he died from a blood...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Yandel Releases Video of ‘Hable De Ti’

    Yandel from the duo dinamico Wisin Y Yandel has released a new video for his first single “Habla de Ti.” The music video is shot in black-and-white and features some unique architectural designs. The five minute twenty-four second video created by Carlos Perez, includes a sexy lady donning a Star Wars-esque hairdo...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Rita Moreno To Receive SAG’s Life Achievement Award

    Rita Moreno has been chosen to receive one of Hollywood’s highest honors, Screen Actor Guild’s Life Achievement Award. The 81-year-old Puerto Rican performer will be the 50th recipient awarded for her 70-year-long career in show business and for her humanitarian accomplishments. SAG-AFTRA Co-President Roberta Reardon said in a statement “Rita Moreno ...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Marc Anthony Performance Angers Baseball Fans

    After singing “God Bless America” at an MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night Marc Anthony got attacked via Twitter. The New York native who grew up in Spanish Harlem sang the traditional song during the seventh inning stretch. Some tweets called him “un-American” and even questioned his citizenship. Others criticized his pronunciation, saying...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Elvis Crespo Admits To Alcoholism

    Puerto Rican “merenguero” Elvis Crespo has admitted to alcohol abuse after he visited the Leonardo Valentin Tirado hospital in Guaynabo Puerto Rico Thursday night. Crespo has made headlines recently for an altercation with manager of Made In Puerto Rico restaurant Alexander de Jesús who ended up beating up the singer. The fight...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jennifer Lopez Paid $1.5 Million To Sing

    Jennifer Lopez sang “Happy Birthday” to oppressive dictator Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Turkmenistan over the weekend. Little did JLO know the controversy she started with her rumored $1.5 million paid performance. According to CNBC, China National Petroleum Corporation—parent of listed subsidiary Petro China—reportedly requested Lopez sing “Happy Birthday” to Turkmen President Berdimuhamedov during...

  • Music
    Sergio George Presents ‘Salsa Giants’

    Latin Grammy winner Sergio George has produced a CD and DVD titled ‘Salsa Giants‘ including legends in Salsa music such as Marc Anthony, Oscar De Leon, Cheo Feliciano and more. The DVD includes footage of last summers concert “Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival” where a group of Salsa musicians came together for...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Cheo Feliciano Diagnosed With Cancer

    Veteran salsa singer José Luis Feliciano Vega best known as Cheo Feliciano has been diagnosed with cancer. The 77-year-old Puerto Rican stated he is suffering from cancer and that he will undergo chemotherapy. “Two months ago I was diagnosed with a form of treatable cancer,” the statement read. “Thanks to my God...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Ricky Martin Auctions “Evita” Outfit for Charity

    If you are looking for a white V-neck and suspenders (who isn’t?) then look no further! Ricky Martin is auctioning off his dapper outfit from the hit Broadway show “Evita” for the Ricky Martin Foundation. The Ricky Martin Foundation provides children a safer world through the creation of awareness campaigns, community programs,...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Fat Joe Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

    Joseph Cartagena also known as “Fat Joe” was sentenced in New Jersey federal court to four months in prison for tax evasion earlier today. The 42-year-old rapper with hits such as “Lean Back” and “What’s Luv” admitted to not filing federal income taxes. He pleaded guilty in December 2012 to failing to...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Draco Rosa y Juan Luis Guerra Film Video “Esto Es Vida” in DR

    Robi “Draco” Rosa and Juan Luis Guerra are filming the video for ‘Esto Es Vida,’ which they recorded for Draco‘s musical production, Vida. Draco who wrote the song describes it as “Halaga los placeres simples del amor en su máxima expresión y lo transporta a un lugar trascendente.” The video is being...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Marc Anthony’s New “Vivir Mi Vida” World Tour

    Marc Anthony is returning to the stage in his new worldwide tour visiting 15 countries, including Australia starting August 8th. Anthony’s salsa single “Vivir Mi Vida” is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Latin Hot Latin songs chart. He will be performing songs from his upcoming album “3.0,” which is set to...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Ivy Queen Expecting First Child

    Reggaetonera Ivy Queen confessed to People En Español that she will be a first time mother! The 41-year-old and her longterm boyfriend, Puerto Rican choreographer Xavier Sánchez, 32 are happy to be expecting. “I’m happy,” La Caballota told the magazine. “I’ve always wanted to be a mother.” Ivy recalls feeling nauseous midway...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    The Puerto Rican Day Parade

    The Puerto Rican Day parade drew out millions who proceeded along Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street. Puerto Rican leaders in New York started the yearly tradition 56 years ago which attracts more than 80,000 marchers. Famous Puerto Rican artists were on hand to celebrate in the festivities. Daddy Yankee,...