Ottoniel Campos

Ottoniel Campos

Messiah El Artista – Taking Musica Urbana to New Heights

  Originally published in Jan/Feb Issue of LatinTRENDS Magazine Hacer clic aqui para version en Español   Unfortunately for Spanish rap, a genre where Latinos could hear MCs spit rhyme and reason in their native tongues, never took off in the states. But now here comes Messiah El Artista, who has already surfed and conquered…

Made In NY Fellowship Launched To Support Much Needed Diversity

Made In NY Fellowship Launched To Support Much Needed Diversity

Many of us storytellers, (watch my film, ok it’s just a YouTube video) anyways, have big ambitions but need a little extra guidance and opportunity to showcase our ability to be creative in this amazing hub of media and entertainment called New York City. Fortunately, the Independent Film Project’s (IFP) Made in NY Media Center,…

Photos: Prince Royce Celebration of His First English-Language Album

Photos: Prince Royce Celebration of His First English-Language Album

Crossing over from Latin music to the English-language market is not easy, but some have done it with great success. Shakira, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and even Enrique’s father, Julio Iglesias, have all enjoyed the success of crossing over. But can the young Prince Royce successfully crossover from bachata to pop? Yesterday, the Bronx-born singer…

Jennifer Lopez turns 46 and makes it look so good

Happy Birthday Jennifer Lopez, who today turns 46 and makes it look so, so good. The Bronx-born diva again defies Father Time because her mother’s strong youthful genes continue to bless J.Lo as she celebrates her born day. No seriously, have you seen her mother that really looks like her sister??? It is amazing how…

La India Passes Gloria Estefan For The Most #1 Hits on Billboards Tropical Charts!

La India Passes Gloria Estefan For The Most #1 Hits on Billboards Tropical Charts!

So what artist did La India finally surpass to be the female with the most Tropical Charts No. 1s on the Billboard? If your guess is the legendary Gloria Estefan then you are absolutely correct. India’s latest single “Ahora Que Te Vas” has jumped from its fourth spot to number one on Billboard’s Tropical Songs…

Mac Cosmetics Plans To Launch Makeup Tribute Collection for Selena Fans

Mac Cosmetics Plans To Launch Makeup Tribute Collection for Selena Fans

The popular cosmetic company M.A.C will launch a makeup collection inspired by the beloved Latin singer, Selena Quintanilla, in 2016. The beauty brand announced on their Instagram a limited edition makeup collection that pays tribute to the late great Tejano musical icon Selena. “Selena’s talent and beauty, inside and out have, have left a colourful,…

First leading Latina on television Sonia Manzano says goodbye to Sesame Street

First leading Latina on television Sonia Manzano says goodbye to Sesame Street

I is for inspirational, iconic and I’ll miss you Maria.

After Donald Trump’s offensive comments J Balvin and Univision opt out of Miss USA pageant

After Donald Trump’s offensive comments J Balvin and Univision opt out of Miss USA pageant

First J Balvin and now Univision bows out of Miss USA pageant due to Donald Trump’s racial comments about Mexican immigrants in the United States. The reggaeton singer J Balvin cancelled his scheduled performance for the beauty pageant on July 12. “It was going to be my first performance on national television,” Balvin said to Billboard on…

Our favorite Latino artists express Father’s Day activities

Father’s Day, a national celebration, honor and remembrance of fathers and father figures that have positively contributed to their children’s lives, is recognized every third Sunday of June. A few of our favorite Latino artists expressed their experiences and joys of fatherhood and Father’s Day activities on the pop culture and music website Billboard. Nacho…

Through the Eyes of Raul Espinoza at Kawsay Art Show

Through the Eyes of Raul Espinoza at Kawsay Art Show

Award-winning travel photographer Raul Espinoza has accomplished many things in his life that he should be proud. But at his Kawsay art show that featured photos of a five-year travel from many parts of the world including Japan, Thailand, Spain and many more – Espinoza was able to donate 80 percent of his proceeds to…