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Wepa! MTV’s ‘Washington Heights’ Premieres Jan. 9 [Trailer]

Wepa! MTV’s ‘Washington Heights’ Premieres Jan. 9 [Trailer]

MTV gives us a little preview of its upcoming reality tv series, ‘Washington Heights,’ which follows a group of friends living, working and playing in the diverse (primarily Dominican-inhabited) neighborhood that sits right at the top of Manhattan. From the trailer, it looks like we’ll not only get to see a few young people #ontherise and a lot of Dominican and Latino pride, but insane drama as well!

Racism Makes A Comeback After Obama Re-Election!

Racism Makes A Comeback After Obama Re-Election!

Since President Obama’s re-election, anti-Black and Latino sentiments have been spewing all over social media sites like Twitter, and some of you strangely seem to be shocked. What has made Americans think that, for any moment, racism would have an end date?

NYC // The Dominican DREAM Independence Day Fundraiser | Feb. 29

NYC // The Dominican DREAM Independence Day Fundraiser | Feb. 29

On February 29th, Manhattan’s Hotel Americano will host The Dominican DREAM Independence Day Fundraiser. Co-hosted by Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz and Actress Celines Toribio, the event will include Dominican cocktails, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, art, music and a special silent auction.

Watch: Don Omar’s “Taboo” Brings Brazil to ‘Fast Five’

Watch: Don Omar’s “Taboo” Brings Brazil to ‘Fast Five’

If you’ve recently gone to see Fast Five in theaters, you probably heard Reggaeton artist Don Omar’s “Taboo,” the 3rd single from his compilation album Meet the Orphans. Adapted from Kaoma’s 1989 hit “Lambada,” it is now #3 on the Billboard’s Tropical Songs list.

Watch: Korean Pop Goes Chicano in Clover’s “La Vida Loca” Video

Watch: Korean Pop Goes Chicano in Clover’s “La Vida Loca” Video

Once upon a time, while working in a Korean-owned boutique in NYC, I was introduced to the world of K-Pop, Korean food and culture. I say this to give a little background as to why I would be watching Korean music videos on Arirang TV and why I came across a new video by Korean Rap group, Clover for their debut single, “La Vida Loca.”