Music

How British Skinheads Ended Up Embracing The Music Of Black Jamaicans


July 16, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Ska was the glue that held skinheads and working-class Jamaicans together in post-war England.

5 LGBT Latino Music Artists Who Will Inspire You No Matter Your Orientation


June 28, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

These LGBT Latino music artists are using their roots to create unique music, and they're also fighting for their community's rights.

Bye Drake! J Balvin Is The Most Streamed Artist In The World And He Sings In Spanish


June 26, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

J Balvin is the most streamed artist in Spotify, replacing Drake, and becoming the first Spanish-speaking artist to do so.

20 Songs That Remind Me Of Those Moments Shared With My Dad


June 14, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

Whenever one of these songs plays, I remember my dad and all the good (and bad) times we've had over the years.

This Eclectic Canadian Band Hates Predictable Rhythms And Jams in Different Languages


June 1, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Ransom Recipe is an eclectic band that mixes different rhythms, styles, and languages. The band is composed of FAB, Frannie Holder, and Liu-Kong Ha. Their new album Distractions features 8 new songs with organic and unique beats. Here's a Q&A with them.

From Detroit to LA, How Violence Caused Motown Music To Escape


May 23, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Motown launched the careers of The Supremes, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder, among many others, but they had to leave due to the violence in the city.

From Punk Rock To Piano Lounge: The Arctic Monkeys' New Album Controversy


May 11, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

The Arctic Monkeys released their new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, on May 11th and some fans are not liking it. They are calling it boring and weird.

The Epic Life Of The Man Who Made Tango The Most Sensual Genre In History


May 11, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

With an emotional style, Carlos Gardel gave a voice to the working-class people of Argentina and made tango the classic genre it is today.

7 Songs That Express The Painful Struggle Of Having To Leave Your Country


May 11, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

There are many reasons behind an immigrant's choice to migrate to another country, and after a few years. The pain of not being able to go back hurts those trapped in a "golden cage" This list of songs sympathize with you and they narrate the struggle of being far away from home.

A Divided Nation: Why Gambino’s Music Video Is Today's Most Relevant Topic


May 8, 2018

|Ariel Rodriguez

Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino, released his new music video "This is America" on May 5th. It's gone viral due to its message about a race, police brutality, and injustice.