Q&A Interview: Los Rakas Speak On Why Oakland and Panama Are Central To Everything They Do

It’s impossible to know Los Rakas and not respect, or at the very least appreciate, their hustle. Behind what many fans see as glitz, glamour, and the rockstar lifestyle lies a work ethic that’s taken them from the youth centers of Oakland to festivals worldwide in just eight years. Los Rakas signed to Universal Latino […]

Profile: Monterrey’s Newest Urban Music Wonder MC Davo

I have no idea what so-called Hip-Hop purists have to say about MC Davo’s work but they shouldn’t scoff at his work ethic and hustle. The phrase “started from the bottom, now we here” may be a cliché nowadays but it still holds true for guys like Davo. Davo, with longtime producer Meny Mendez by […]

Austin Vida + Blastro2 Video Interview: Los Rakas

Los Rakas are a Panamanian rap duo by way of Oakland, California. No stranger to Austin, the group was a featured performer on this year’s Pachanga Latino Music Festival and was here in March for South by Southwest. The Latin Alternative Music Conference “Discovery” award winners will soon be back on the road for a […]

Spanish-Bolivian rapper Hector Guerra to release ‘Amor’ in December

Spanish-Bolivian MC and producer Hector Guerra gets ready to release the first part of his double album “Amor/Desde El Infierno.” The double albums is his second album as a soloist. With 12 tracks, “Amor” is set to drop Dec. 4, but he recently released the video to his first single “What Up?”

Watch: “Robin Hood” by Tego Calderón

Reggaeton superstar Tego Calderón is back this month with a new and original video for his song “Robin Hood”. Directed by Kacho Santiago Lopez, the video is the next installment from a special series of music videos being launched from Calderón’s mixtape, El Original Gallo del País – O.G. El Mixtape (The Original Rooster of […]

Cypress Hill and Rusko confirm ‘Cypress X Hill’ release date

Hip-hop group Cypress Hill and dubstep dj Rusko announce the release date of their five-track EP collaboration called Cypress X Hill out June 5 digitally and June 17 physically through V2 and Cooperative Music.

Watch: “Bang Data” music video

Bang Data releases their music video “Bang Data,” their first single to their upcoming album La Sopa.

Download: “Pimpin’ Smokin’ Dro” mp3 by Los Rakas

Los Rakas, a Latin hip hop duo release their single “Pimpin’ Smokin’ Dro” their song will be a part of their mix tape project.

Preview: Brownout! & Chingo Bling at Mohawk

It is going to be a hot one this Saturday night in Austin. Two of the biggest Latino acts in Texas are coming together for the biggest concert post Pachanga Fest. Austin funk group Brownout! joins Houston rapper Chingo Bling at Mohawk for one night only. You read that right…Chingo Bling and Brownout! together on […]

Watch: Chingo Bling interview, presented by Blastro & Austin Vida

This past May, Fiesta Gardens played host to Austin’s biggest Latin music festival this side of the Rio Grande, Pachanga Fest. For the first time in the festival’s four year history, attendees got to experience the Latino street stylings of Houston rapper Chingo Bling. Often known to fans for his unique look and non-music related […]