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Urban Latino Artists Show Their Support For Immigrants

Reports of mass deportations is striking fear in immigrant communities. Trump’s platform of hate has spiked hatred and violence throughout the country, to the point of putting them in danger. Women are dropping their domestic abuse cases, for fear of being deported. The community has not remained silent. Messages of resistance have flourished throughout all platforms … Continue reading

Pusho’s arrest highlights Puerto Rico’s disdain for its urban artists
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Pusho’s arrest highlights Puerto Rico’s disdain for its urban artists

Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Pusho was arrested early this week for unlicensed carry and the internet has responded in a very familiar way starting a #FreePusho hashtag reminiscent of Anuel AA. Apart from words of encouragement from fans and fellow urban artists, some interesting points were made in terms of the perception of these artists. … Continue reading

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Outlasting ridicule and riding the wave, Indy Flow is here to stay

Indy Flow has been dominating the news this week once again in the form of ridicule. The self-proclaimed “goddess of urban music” has been controversial since the start of her career, people seeing her as a joke. The latest is several artists and personalities parodying Indy Flow’s video calling out Puerto Rican personality Molusco for sharing … Continue reading

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Latino urban artists at the forefront of musical evolution

J Alvarez in an interview for Rapetón talked about the different subgenres of urban music, trap, hip-hop, r&b and reggaeton, and how they are distinct. For the casual listener, they might all seem like different iterations of what is urban music but for the artists themselves, they are very clear in what section they identify under. … Continue reading