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Exalting Blackness Amid White Noise: Afro-Latino Artists Speak on Navigating the World & Music Industry

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, the late Puerto Rican historian, writer and activist, was an indispensable component of the Harlem Renaissance. Born and largely raised on the…

Cuban Influence Sets The Foundation For Vakeró’s New Album, ‘Mutación’

Vakeró is a purveyor of authenticity in the age of prepackaged music. The award-winning rapper and beloved vocalist is responsible for helping establish what many call…

Premiere: Vakeró Has A Spiritual Awakening In “Mi Sepelio (My Funeral)” Video

Following his SXSW debut and club circuit run during this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, Vakeró returns with a visually stunning piece of cinematography…

After Taking On SXSW, Dominican Rapper Vakeró Is Ready For The Global Dancefloor

For the uninitiated, Vakeró is the award-winning rapper and seasoned vocalist responsible for helping establish what many call “urban music” in the Dominican Republic…

From BIA To Vakeró: Rising Latino Artists Speak On SXSW

South by Southwest 2017 came and went with its annual conglomerate of conferences, interactive media, film and music showcases in Austin, Texas. VIBE Viva and Mayimba…