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Spanglish Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

Spanglish Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

Jack Rico

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2017/08/18 at 3:09pm

PODCAST: Is MTV Culturally Bias Against Spanish-language Music? Bomba Estéreo Talks AYO and Spanglish

08.18.2017 | By |


We’re sending our love and prayers to the people of Barcelona who suffered a senseless terrorist attack. But on a lighter note, this is probably one the best podcast shows we’ve done. We chat with Mesfin Fekadu, music editor of the Associated Press, who broke the story about Despacito not being nominated at this year’s VMA’s. Did this happen because of cultural bias? We dissect all the variables, along with some of our thoughts on whether MTV should start playing Spanish-language music videos. Then I talk to Colombia’s hottest band of the moment, Bomba Estéreo, about their new album AYO, music and race, coca leaves, payola in the music business, and their love for the street language of Spanglish. Read More

Mariana Dussan

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2014/04/09 at 2:54pm

The 10 Spanglish Songs Every Millennial Should Know!

04.9.2014 | By |

One thing is for sure no culture is pure. As the years go on, humans look to migrate to new homes and/or incorporate new skills from different cultures into their own. This mixture of backgrounds and identities, have given rise to a phenomenon called Spanglish, not only seen in the U.S. but also in Latin America and other parts of the world.This true marvel is not only heard in everyday conversations, but it also has a strong presence in music.

In celebration of this impure blend of societies, I have gathered some of the best Spanglish tunes – not those that have one word in English and Spanish and the rest in the other language, but those that take the time to use both predominantly.

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