Category Archives: Music

‘Despacito’ Makes it to ‘Conan’, and I’m Losing my Mind ‘Poquito a Poquito’

While y’all were busy reporting on the latest tweets of our Commander in Chief, Luis Fonsi paid a visit to Conan O’Brien, because life is determined to drive me crazy poquito a poquito… I don’t know you, but if the creators … Continue reading

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Argentine Priest Blesses Flock with ‘Despacito,’ Because there’s no God and we’re all Going to Hell

It was only a few days ago I wrote about gringo media discovering the craze of Despacito, the first Spanish-language U.S. No. 1 hit since Macarena. Well, get ready for more Despacito-infused news: A priest at a local church in … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media Discovers ‘Despacito,’ so Here Goes…

Now that The Atlantic and other VPM (Very Prestigious Media) decided to write about the “amazing phenomenon” that Despacito is, this blogger had no choice but to acknowledge the whole thing and give Luis Fonsi and his peeps a well-deserved space on this venerable blog, because, … Continue reading

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Mariachi Version, Because Why Not?

It was bound to happen. A mariachi version remake of the famous ballroom scene in Beauty and the Beast quickly became a viral hit, because apparently there is nothing Hispanics love more than seeing their favorite mainstream characters recreated á la mexicana. The … Continue reading

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Trump’s Sexist Remarks are not Even Suitable for ‘Reggaeton’

And just because it’s only a few hours (YES, HOURS!) before this circus election is finally over… I give you el reggaetrump, a 30-second explainer on how the Republican candidate’s remarks about women are waaaay worse than those of your regular reggaetonero. This blogger loathes both, the candidate *and* … Continue reading

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This Music Video Beautifully Sums Up the Whole Sean Penn-Kate-El Chapo Brouhaha

This blogger has been super busy with tons of parties work taking place this week, so it’s always good to keep getting tips from my dozens millions of indefatigable followers. So, without further ado, I give you Me faltó decirle, a brand new music … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know you, but I’ll be Meeting with La Migra in April

Awww, New York City! — home of Mariachi Santas, Dominican sushi and life-size cardboard mariachis — is now proud to introduce you to La Migra, a Mexico-based norteño band that promises to rock your world on Friday April 8 in The Bronx. According to a promo that has been plastered all over … Continue reading

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