Category: "Latin Connection"

Fans Mourn On Social Media Salsa Legend Cheo Feliciano’s Death

On Thursday morning salsa star José “Cheo” Feliciano died in a car accident in Puerto Rico. This tragic event happened at around 4:15 a.m. when Feliciano lost control of his jaguar. According to police officials, he was not wearing a seat belt and hit an electric post. It appeared that his death was caused by […]

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Celebs React To Nobel-Prize Winning Novelist Gabriel García Márquez Death

Great novelist Gabriel García Márquez has passed away at 87. Márquez died at his home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was a very popular Spanish-language author who is thought to be a hero to many Latinos. Some of his most famous works are “Autumn of the Patriarch,” “Chronicle of a Death Foretold,” ”Love in […]

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Interview: Gina Rodriguez Talks Filly Brown & NALIP

Follow @JovannyVenegas It’s Throwback Thursday and today we’re going to the year 2012 to watch RAL’s Maureen Halpert’s red carpet interview with ‘Filly Brown’ actress Gina Rodriguez. The interview took place at NALIP’s annual National Conference in Los Angeles. This year NALIP has a fresh new look and the NALIP Media Summit, formerly known as […]

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Naya Rivera Slams Big Sean & Calls Off Wedding!

Big Sean and Naya Rivera are officially over! There were rumors that the formerly engaged couple had problems because Sean was allegedly unfaithful in the relationship. A representative for Sean cleared up the rumor by stating it was untrue. Us Weekly broke the news about engagement being called off. “After careful thought and much consideration, […]

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Making It In the Industry : LATINO MEDIA MARKET

Follow @JovannyVenegas Do you have a feature in development? A documentary works-in-progress? Or perhaps a non-scripted reality idea or show? Well now in its tenth year, the LATINO MEDIA MARKET consists of a meeting series for up to 24 selected projects. Filmmakers meet one-on-one with industry representatives who provide sound advice on how to advance […]

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New Music: Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Claudia Leitte, Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Song ‘We Are One (Ole Ola)’

By Jonathan Guzman With the 2014 FIFA World Cup just months away, the official song of the tournament has been released. Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte come together in, “We Are One (Ole Ola).” This song is just what you need to get you pumped for the World Cup. Pitbull starts off this festival […]

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Marc Anthony Opens First Of Many Children’s Orphanage

Marc Anthony is all about helping the community! According to MSN Latino, Marc Anthony opened he new orphanage in the Dominican Republic! He was joined by special guests such as Colombian actor Manolo Cardona, merengue singer Rubby Perez, bachata singer Romeo Santos, President of the Dominican Republic Margarita Cedeño de Fernandez; the President of the […]

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Video: Jenni Rivera’s Daughter Chiquis Debuts New Reality Show!

Chiquis is ready to share everything with her fans in her new reality show! Chiquis is the eldest daughter of the late Jenni Rivera who is now sharing every family moment with her fans. “Chiquis Confidential” debuted on April 1. The first episode was an introduction to the series where Chiquis stated that the reality […]

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Interview: George Lopez Says Latinos Are Not The Poster People For Illegal Immigration

George Lopez stopped by HuffPost Live with Josh Zepps to promote his new FX sitcom, Saint George, but while he was there, he shared some thoughts about the immigration. During the interview, Lopez took a few questions from fans. Nico Lang, the Opinion Editor at the Daily Dot, asked Lopez “what the Obama administration could […]

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Video: Remembering Celia Cruz 11 Years Later

By: Jen Lopez Celia Cruz may have passed away 11 years ago, but her legend lives on! Cruz is the first Latin artist that has been honored with a place on the Walk of Legends at New York’s Apollo Theater. The Cuban salsa singer was honored last Saturday night. It marked the 50th anniversary from […]

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Video: Eva Longoria Blasts The Kardashians!

By Jonathan Guzman After bailing on an interview with an Australian morning show, Khloe Kardashian is not very popular in the great barrier continent. One celeb that is chiming in is Eva Longoria. It all began when Khloe was asked questions about her niece, North West. Rumors began to circle that Khloe’s camp stopped the […]

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Video: Should Anyone Be Upset That J.Lo Lip-Synced On American Idol?

J.Lo is taking some heat after her American Idol performance. When the idol judge was said to perform her new single “I Luh Yu Papi” most would assume she would sing her own song. However, that did not seem to be the case. While J.Lo sang live during the a cappella opening alongside former Idols […]

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Video: Obama Praises ‘American Hero’ Cesar Chavez At White House Movie Premiere!

By: Jen Lopez On Wednesday, over 100 people gathered at the White House for a special screening of Diego Luna’s biopic “Cesar Chavez.” Julie Chavez Rodriguez, the granddaughter of Cesar Chavez and also the deputy director of public engagement at the White House, introduced President Obama at the screening. President Obama praised Cesar Chavez for […]

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Video: Latinos Shine as ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox Make History at NHMC MediaCon 2014

By Jovanny Venegas Follow @JovannyVenegas The 3rd Annual National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) MediaCon will take place March 27, 2014 at the Hilton Universal in Universal City, CA. NHMC MediaCon is the entertainment conference uniquely designed to advance the image and careers of Latinos in media. This year’s conference will be making history as they […]

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