Richard Macedo is sent on assignment to Mexico City just days before his wedding. Alone south of the border, in a country he's never been to, in a city that should have been his home, Richard is kidnapped and robbed by Felix (the leader of a ruthless gang), after he witnesses the brutal murder of an innocent store owner.
Oscar®-winning writer and director Woody Allen (Match Point) uses the vibrant energy of Barcelona, Spain, as his canvas to paint a sexually-charged but ultimately hilarious portrait of love in VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA, debuting on DVD and Blu-Ray January 27th from Genius Products and The Weinstein Company.
The popular two-inch figurines, the Homies, skewer pop culture, politics, and every bad cholo movie ever made. The Best of Season One includes never before aired sketches that were too "loco" to be put on the air. Created by Rick Najera and voiced by some of the funniest Latino comics around.
The film tells the moving and nearly unbelievable story of a one-time street kid from Guatemala, who headed north along the Pan-American Highway — full of hopes and desires for a better future — ultimately to die an American hero far from home in a deadly quest for US citizenship.
Sergio Vallín has been a highly recognized musician for more than a decade now. His talent has been exposed to the world as the guitarist for Mexican super rock group, Maná. more...
This multitalented artist, who packs an unprecedented lyrical ability, OMAR GARCIA, is here to fill a void that has haunted the music world for a long while. more...
MEXIA - new Latin hip-hop talent. His first single "Descontrol" was produced by acclaimed studio technicians the Iklectix, its a rowdy club banger that bridges Latin pop, hip-hop, and electro. more...
Jesse & Joy return to the music world with their highest debut yet
Almost three years after they rose to fame with their smashing hit “Espacio Sideral” (Sideral Space), the successful brother-sister duo and Latin Grammy winners Jesse and Joy returned to the music charts stronger than ever. more...
Forro in the Dark - Light my Candle
From the opening drum rolls of “Bandinha” to the last swinging guitar chords of “Just Like Any Other Night,” it’s clear that Light A Candle, the sophomore release from the Brazilian-born, NYC-based Forro In The Dark, is no lethargic, bedtime affair. More...
Jairo Zavala - DePedro
DePedro may be the first solo album for the man behind the name, Jairo Zavala, but in no way is it his debut. Already a celebrated recording artist in Spain, where he was born and raised, Zavala has spent the past two decades playing, writing, and performing with bands like Amparanoia, Vacazul, Los Coronas, and Calexico. More...
Drawing upon an array of musical styles, the Salvador Santana Band thrives on collaboration and innovation. Bursting with hip-hop, rock, funk, R&B and traditional Latin sounds; the sonic amalgam which gives life to SSB –the collective’s official debut– sizzles with allure. Simply put: It’s unlike anything else you’re going to hear in 2008. (more...)
With his fourth production, “Atrévete”, Jae-P continues to work hard to remain in the affection he has managed to gain among his followers. This young artist wants to continue to be a beacon of hope and an example for all of “his people”. He continues to demonstrate with his music that everything can be achieved if we fight for our ideals. (more...)
America is finally ready for Cnote, five young men whose self-titled debut, Cnote, speak for a new generation. Never before has there been a group like Cnote: a group with the voices, the look, the style, the steps, and, most of all, the understanding into what it means to grow up as a Latino in the United States. Currently the band is being featured in an online reality series on AOL Latino titled "Breaking the Band" where it chronicles the group's struggle and ultimate rise to fame. (more...)
Magnate, the romantic of reggaeton, is currently in Miami promoting his first album as a solo artist titled "Progresivo". The first single "Nuestro Amor Es Asi" - is already in rotation throughout the US and Puerto Rico and the video can be seen on MTV3's and other music video channels.... (more...)
The B-Side Players make music without borders or boundaries. On Fire In The Youth, their seventh album and first for Concord/Picante, they continue exploring the multifaceted grooves of Latin America and the Caribbean, incorporating the sounds of Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico and Brazil with the funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop rhythms of their homeland. With Latin music currently dominating the charts in most of the world, The B-Side Players are uniquely positioned to bring their uplifting message of unity, brotherhood and dance floor revolution to the people of planet Earth. (more...)
Kinky spent years honing their highly original sound, a fusion of Latin Rhythms, Mexican regional music, electronica and rock’n’roll, in their hometown of Monterrey, in Northern Mexico. They gave Chris Allison, (Coldplay, Beta Band), a three song demo presented on a lovely cassette tape in the winter of 1999 while he was producing Plastilina Mosh. (more...)
Woodland Hills, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 17, 2007--Top Latin Platinum recording artist Jenni Rivera earns a RIAA/Latin Gold certification for her most personal album to date “Mi Vida Loca” (My Crazy Life), accomplishing a milestone feat as its now a woman, a mother, a sister, a girlfriend who is taking center stage in the highly male dominated Regional Mexican music genre.
Los Angeles band Ozomatli always brings an artful touch to its mix of funk, rock, hip-hop, traditional Latin forms, Asian instrumentation and more. But the group’s latest disc, “Don’t Mess With the Dragon” (due March 27 on Concord Records), was born out of a unique scenario – the art came before the music.
When you ask “Funky C” about his musical influences, the Chilean-born composer will start telling you an eclectic list of musicians that expand from the baroque to the grandmasters of funk, soul, rock, Latin jazz, bossa-nova and Latin alternative rock.
Anaís is back with a second album Con Todo Mi Corazón in stores now. A versatile album fusing tropical, r&b, pop, and regional mexican music. Anaís commented “ I am very excited about this album because I have been envolved in everything, especially the selection of songs and I like them all very much, I think that the majority of the youth will identify with this album.”
Johnny Rivera took a temporary break from his music career in 2006 after the breast cancer diagnosis his wife received. Johnny Rivera put his family first and let his creative juices rest on the backburner while he stood by his wife’s side until she made a full recovery. Today, the Puerto Rican salsero, who has more than 15 years singing experience behind him, makes his return to the salsa movement with his ninth solo album, Vivo Por Ti in stores May 8, 2007. The album consists of 13 songs, the majority which were produced by Johnny Rivera himself.
"There is only one significant female reggaeton rapper, Ivy Queen” – New York Times
For more than a decade, she has reigned as the woman who forged an entire genre, enriched the soundscape of Latin music and launched a musical movement to international success. Now, Her Majesty the diva, Ivy Queen, is back – with Sentimiento under the Univision Music Group label.
After an absence of nearly three years from the music scene, Jennif er Peña is back and better than ever, with only one intention: to share her most recent album with her fans and the entire world, “Dicen Que El Tiempo…,” her third one under the Univision Records label. The record goes on sale simultaneously in the United States and Puerto Rico on January 30, 2007. (story in English) [ En español ]
The Univision Television Network celebrated the grand finale of the third hit season of “Nuestra Belleza Latina” (Our Latin Beauty), the show that combines the glamour of a beauty competition with the excitement of reality television.(more...)
Among the night’s biggest winners were reggaeton super-duo Wisin y Yandel, with four statuettes (“CD to Die For,” “My Favorite Video,” “Favorite Urban Artist,” and this year’s newest category “Best Ringtone”), with three awards each, Dominican bachata group Aventura (“I Hear them Everywhere,” “My Favorite Concert,” “Favorite Tropical Artist”), Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin (“My Idol,” “What a Hottie,” “He’s got Style”)(more...)
The biggest winners of the night with four “Premio Lo Nuestro” awards were Dominican bachata super group Aventura, followed by popular Regional Mexican group Intocable with three awards. Artists who received two awards include rock group Maná, pop group Camila, Puerto Rican diva Olga Tañón, Dominican singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra(more...)
Among the night’s biggest winners were international pop mega-sensation RBD, with five statuettes (“I Hear Them Everywhere,” “CD to Die For,” “My Favorite Concert,” “Best Ballad,” and “Favorite Pop Artist”), Puerto Rican reggaetón superstars Daddy Yankee and duo Wisin y Yandel tied with three awards each, Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira... (more...)
Spectacle and surprises abounded Thursday night on the 19th edition of “Premio Lo Nuestro a La Música Latina,” America’s most popular and most-watched Latin music awards show, broadcast live on the Univision Television Network. (story in English) [ En español ]
With a dazzling set featuring underwater portholes, aquariums, and a giant on-stage slide, the third edition of Univision’s “Premios Juventud” youth awards show presented a virtual tidal wave of the biggest stars of Latin entertainment LIVE from the University of Miami. The winners are... (story in English) [ En español ]
Tying for the biggest winners of the night were “Woman of Fire” Olga Tañón and Norteño supergroup Intocable, who each took home four awards. Tañón reigned supreme in the Tropical category winning Album of the Year for “Una Nueva Mujer,” Best Female Artist, Song of the Year for “Bandolero,” and Tropical Merengue Artist of the Year.