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LaMezcla Radio Memorial Day Mix Party

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DJ Rican and DJ LED Trip to Colorado for Beyond the Music Retreat Blog and Vlog Post

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DJ Genesis added to Bajo La Luna Festival in Costa Rica

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Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. Among the features of the new ESPN studio in Bristol is a wall of catchphrases made famous by on-air talent over the years. An amazing nine of them belong to one man — from his signature “Boo-Yah!” to “As cool …

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Could Obama’s ‘fresh approach’ strengthen both Cuba’s draw as a music destination and Cuban artists’ popularity in the United States? How could restoring diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba impact musicians in both countries? According to information released by the White House on Wednesday (Dec. 17), after President Obama announced the historic détente, …

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Christmas in the tropics means trading jingle bells and roasted chestnuts for roast pig and rum. And forget about silent nights. Salsa and other tropical rhythms are the sounds of Christmas cheer, where dancing all night long is as sacred a tradition as stuffing yourself at the family table. We wish you a sweaty, sexy …

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New York University professor was writing Eddie Palmieri biography. Juan Flores, a professor and writer whose work often explored music’s role in Latino identity, has died. The 71-year-old author of books such as From Bomba to Hip-Hop, Flores had reportedly been working on a biography of Puerto Rican pianist and bandleader Eddie Palmieri. “His strongest …

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  SoundCloud has reportedly raised another large round of funding, according to areport from the Wall Street Journal. The Berlin-based music streaming company has raised a $150 million round from unidentified investors, less than a year after the company brought in $60 million from Institutional Venture Partners and the Chernin Group. Early last month, the …

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ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: Cricket Wireless and The Latin Recording Academy® are bringing the 2014 Latin GRAMMY® Street Parties to the Streets of Miami on November 9, 2014. The event will feature food, music, dancing and Cricket “Smile Stations.” The Miami stop of the Latin GRAMMY Street Parties will feature live music …

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It was reported earlier this year that SoundCloud was working on closing prominent deals with major record labels, and it seems that that work has come to fruition. According to a report from the New York Times, SoundCloud has landed a licensing deal with Warner Music Group. Per the report, the deal guarantees that Warner …

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As details of the car accident that killed Oscar Taveras and a female companion begin to emerge, a gruesome photo of his body in the morgue has been circulating through social media. Taveras, one of baseball’s elite prospects, and 18-year-old Ydelia Arvelos perished in a crash Sunday evening outside Puerto Plata, a northern city in …

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Prince Royce, Gerardo Ortiz and Luis Coronel are among the winners of the night at the 3rd annual awards show Gerardo Ortiz, Yandel and Natalia Jiménez wowed the audience with their extraordinary performances Kany García was radiant as a Guest Presenter Sony Music Latin congratulates its winners in the 3rd Annual Premios Tu Mundo celebration …

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Often billed as the “YouTube of music,” SoundCloud has become the number one choice for up and coming artists looking to share their tracks with the world. However, despite boasting a userbase that’s four times bigger than Spotify’s, the startup has found it difficult to turn that activity into revenue. The company hopes it can …

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A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973. About 40,000 fans danced to the beat of a genre that had a different flavor to the Sones, Guarachas and other Cuban rhythms of the era. It was called “salsa.” The genre with percussion, keyboards, vocals and wind …

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Reggaeton is a type of urban music that has become widespread in popularity among young music lovers in Latin America, North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Reggaeton music originated in Panama and caters to Hispanic youth, with rapping and singing often in Spanish. The music is a blend of Jamaican style music such as dancehall …

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While many people perceive a New York Limousine service as a luxury reserved for the wealthy, others are embracing the concept that a New York limo can be both cost effective and practical. Indeed, there are many occasions where a limo makes more sense than other forms of transportation. Here are five: 1. Airport Transportation …

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DJ/Producer Rico Sanchez aka The Politician has released his new Brazil 2014 World Cup Anthem ‘La Copa Mundial’ It might not be the official song for this summer’s World Cup, but Rico Sanchez’s new soccer house track is sure to be the anthem at many parties during the  competition. La Copa Mundial ” is an …

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Led by Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony, Chayanne, Camila and Sonus, the leading Latin music label has a lineup poised to dominate the summer charts With summer fast approaching, Sony Music Latin has knocked off the cold of winter with the release of a number of “hot” hits from some of Latin Music’s biggest stars and …

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