Category Archives: Music

Here’s a Mariachi Singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

Chances are this blogger will be terribly busy sleeping working on Saturday, July 4, but wanted to let y’all know, I’m all up for diversity. So, without further ado, please enjoy this rendition of The Star Spangled Banner by one … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg Drops Banda Single ‘Qué Maldición,’ Because it’s 2020 and Everything’s Weird

I don’t know what to think, really, but why not? Snoop Dogg and Banda Ms on Friday released Qué Maldición, a long awaited collaboration between America’s famed pothead and the Sinaloa insanely popular band. It’s by far the weirdest Anglo-Latin … Continue reading

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I May Have Found a Reason to Watch this Year’s Super Bowl …

I’ve never been a fan of so-called American football –and you wouldn’t catch me dead watching hours upon hours of a Super Bowl. But all this will very likely change on Sunday, February 2, 2020 when my favorite band EVER … Continue reading

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Kia Latino Wants us to Be Thankful… for our Car Specs

Kia Latino, which is like regular Kia but Latino, has given us some marketing jewels in the past, including the use of female mariachis to show they really, really, care about my people (i.e. The Hispanics) and diversity. And now, … Continue reading

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Owners of this Music Shop in Mexico Could Use a Crash Course in History

As a guitar enthusiast (and not very good player) I’m always looking around for music and guitar-related stuff online, but I honestly wasn’t ready for this. Mexican music shop Holocausto Music is being around for over 20 years and –apparently– … Continue reading

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José José Is Dead –and I Have nothing Funny to Say

You probably don’t know this, but José José (né José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz) was not only one of my favorite Mexican singers; he was pretty much responsible for a lot of crying during my yesteryears. So many of my memories … Continue reading

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Alexa Will Soon Speak Spanish –and it’s about Time!

According to numerous reports, Amazon is asking customers to participate in a program that will help the company build “a Spanish-language Alexa experience” for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, “will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. … Continue reading

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‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Is Upon Us; Time for a Mariachi Farewell

The season finale of Game of Thrones is upon us, so it’s only appropriate to share this –again– and enjoy the best rendition ever of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. ¡Ajúa! Via: YouTube

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I Don’t Like Rap, but ‘They Can’t Deport Us All’ Is Catchy as Hell

If you are not Hispanic or –like me– are not a fan of rap, chances are you have never heard of Chingo Bling, but he has a new single out and it has the best title ever. They Can’t Deport … Continue reading

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Thalía’s New Single Is Now Available on –Where Else?– Spotify’s ‘Latino Caliente’ Playlist

And just when I thought Thalía had retired and/or decided to dedicate her free time tending to her kids and her fancy Manhattan life and such, she has taken over my Twitter timeline to pitch her new reggaeton single. Titled … Continue reading

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Speaking of Israel –and Bizarre Propositions…

With president Donald Trump’s “bold, historic decision” to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, this blogger could not help but reminisce over that other bold, historic –and truly bizarre– move made by three of Latin America’s tackiest stars to help praise … Continue reading

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Change or Perish: Mariachi Band in South Carolina Shows What ‘Latinos in America’ are Made of

Beat it, güeyes! Be sure to catch Yellow Submarine and The Wall, among other jewels.

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Oy Vey, it’s Time to Put ‘Despacito’ to Rest…

Hat tip: @Saltasolt

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Oakland’s Pride Latinx Stage to Feature a Bunch of Sombrero-Wearing Machos

Only in California… Hat tip: @lechancle

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I’m Going to Hell for this, but at Least it Will be RA-PI-DI-TO

 

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