At gen ñ we luv nuestro De Los and the awesome Cat Cardenas has a great Q & A with our hero Robert Rodriguez and his Spy Kids reboot on Netflix Go R.R.! https://www.latimes.com/delos/story/2023-09-22/robert-rodriguez-spy-kids-film-director-armageddon
Here at gen ñ we’re bonafide, dyed in the wool (whatever that means! Imaginate!) Fania Records fanatics. But what about Vaya Records?!? We know Celia and Johnny, where they look so magnificent with their dashikis on which they shot in Greenwich Village (“en casa de unos Africanos en el Village”, as Celia told me in […]
We’re very proud to have featured Shakira on her very U.S. magazine cover back in 1997 (story by Maria Budet). She’s always been a favorite of ours and we’re thrilled that she’ll be the first Latina to receive the Video Vanguard award from MTV story here – https://www.today.com/popculture/music/shakira-video-vanguard-award-2023-mtv-vmas-rcna102108
This gorgeous, moving essay by Noé Lopez is a great example of the extraordinary writing at De Los. Click here for the article, or copy and paste this link: https://www.latimes.com/delos/story/2023-08-16/oaxaca-indigenous-california-miami-identity-culture-south-america Pic from De Los.
At the LA Times, Chelsea Hylton writes, “More than four decades ago, groups of Black and Latino journalists embarked on an endeavor to tell stories about their communities that the Los Angeles Times was failing to showcase. Little did they know that 40 years later the reporting they did and the stories they told would still […]
Heads are pissed that Miami isn’t getting highlighted as much as it should in the 50 Years of Hip Hop storylines – but NPR‘s Sheldon Pearce is here to represent for the glory of the 305 – read HERE. O aqui: https://www.npr.org/2023/08/05/1191679451/hip-hop-50-miami Pic from NPR.
Not the usual light ñ reading today – but must be addressed. Close up Video shows that Texas floating border has circular saws. Khaleda Rahman has the story for Newsweek: https://www.newsweek.com/video-texas-floating-barrier-saws-rio-grande-1818433 Photo from Newsweek.
A sad day for rock n roll and pop music yesterday as both Sixto Rodriguez and Robbie Robertson passed away. Robbie’s death is a sad one for all lovers of rock n roll, and Mr. Rodriguez’s one brings to and end one of the greatest stories of talent and inspiration in show biz history. The […]
So many of our readers are in florida y … tu sabes… it is ground zero for lots of Latinx, Latinidad stuff – and… este libro… is a blast. From everybody’s fave hip film company, A24, and they make books/zines/merch really beautifully too, comes this greatness – yes, we have our probs, pero lets not blame the whole state! mira! Edited […]
This morning, Pewidentity (Pew Research Race and Ethnicity) posted: Hispanic enrollment at postsecondary institutions in the United States has seen an exponential increase over the last few decades, rising from 1.5 million in 2000 to a new high of 3.8 million in 2019. Lauren Mora details this at https://t.co/qtUX5909oT Find the link to this chart here: https://twitter.com/pewidentity/status/1687841133282426881?s=51