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After A Breakthrough Year, What’s Next For Música Urbana?

By the listening standards of the streaming age, hip-hop has measurably usurped pop in recent years. However, when you factor in música urbana, the broad genre catch-all…

18 Best Latinx Albums Of 2018

A number of artists from the scope of latinidad contributed to making 2018 another rich year in music. If hip-hop is the world’s most consumed genre, latin pop…

Dascha Polanco Believes Hollywood’s Obsession With “Fake Latinas” Disallows Black Latinas

It’s been a longer road coming for Dascha Polanco. The Orange Is The New Black actress told Vivala on Monday (June 12) that she’s developed insecurities due to pressures…

Spoken Word Artist Spits “Bomb Ass Poetry” On Being Bilingual

To those “sensitive ears” and “sour mouths” who can’t endure Anacristina Chapa’s “spicy language” or “spit stupidity into existence,” this one is dedicated to you…

At Least 10 Black & Latinx Teens Have Gone Missing From D.C. Within A Week

Something disturbing is happening to the youth in Washington D.C., and for some reason not many media outlets are talking about it. In the past 10 days, a reported 10…

Women Examine Their Relationships With Death, Challenge Westernized Perceptions

No too long ago, Latin American countries celebrated Dia de los Muertos, honoring the fallen victims of political turmoil, impoverishment, and violence within their…

Why You Should Give The Term “Hispanic” The Middle Finger

Latino millennials seem to have a hard time choosing the proper term (s) to identify with. Often, growing up Latino meant it was common to use terms such as “Latino,&#8221…

Latinx Artists Shine On Twitter With #LatinxsCreate

Latinx artists throughout the diaspora are broadening the lane of representation for their community by shifting the spotlight to their creativity. Launched on the cusp…

The Story Of Pablo Escobar Through A White Man’s Lens Is A Big Problem

Hollywood absolutely adores drug lord films. From City of God to Scarface, casting Latinx actors as ruthless, materialistic, villainous killing machines determined to…