"La Tierra Mia" seeks to tell the story of Chicano Park while bridging the gap between generations.
Category - Arts
Zach De La Rocha is rarely mentioned with other influential MCs of his era. But he should be.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
With the release of his debut solo project, Calmplx holds his own outside of Indigenous Cats
“Bless Me, Ultima” addresses the big philosophical questions of life.
Tyga's new "Mexican-themed" music video is a cartoonish display of ignorance.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
“Colorism” is prevalent across Latin American cultures and unsurprisingly blatant on television.
Border cities have historically been sites of innovation, the exchange of ideas, and artistic movements.
The Cheech is the result of a public-private partnership between the Riverside Art Museum, the City of Riverside, and Cheech Marin.
Forget about authenticity. Just make something that is honest. If you don’t know the difference then that’s the problem.
Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
While more Latina writers have become established with time, there’s still a lack of voices when it comes to Latinas in literature.
More than music, Los Tigres del Norte is the soundtrack to our identity.
Jorge Garza masterfully mixes Chicano heroes with Aztec art and pop culture.
“The Three Caballeros” by Disney is legendary, disappointing, and entertaining all at the same time
Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme empowers Latinas by giving them the tools to develop new creative works.
The golden age of Mexican comic books was beautiful, dark, and groundbreaking.
Flaco has worked with top flight producers such as E Arenas of Chicano Batman and Erik Canales of Allison.
From churches to street walls, the Virgen de Guadalupe is a near-universally revered figure in Mexican culture.
The Chicano Manifesto is widely regarded as one of the first books written on the Chicano movement by a Chicano.
The following is an excerpt from the memoir “Through Smoke-Teared Eyes,” which was written by Chicano war veteran Johnny F. Pugh who passed away 11...
Indigenous Cats traces its roots back to their shared infinity for classic Boom Bap-style hip hop production.
Teen Angels was bold, beautiful, and influential. But its eclectic founder makes it that much more interesting.
The song fuses somber memories of emotional loss with the band's signature bump and thump.
Charley Trujillo previously wrote a book and made a PBS documentary on the same subject.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Latino version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
Prendez has received notable attention for his popular series of oil-paintings and digital artwork that is Chicano-themed.
The collection is likely the most comprehensive ever assembled.
Media outlets don't get to decide who qualifies as a real "Latino."
The 15 million dollars that Mexico received was compensation for the destruction of Mexico City, not for the land.
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
Latinos are NOT monolithic. Yet for months, “In The Heights” was shoved down everybody’s throat as the answer to every perceived problem with Latinos in film...
A few may come close, but there will never be another one quite like him.
All these years later, and Blood In Blood Out still remains a cult classic.
Edward James Olmos and Lou Diamond Phillips will be in attendance.
Kozmik Force is leading a new generation of politically active Chicano hip hop artists against injustice.
La Mission deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
A new generation of actors, directors, and writers are leading the pathway to change.
Chicano Park and Barrio Logan have become the creative and artistic epicenter of San Diego.
What do Chicanos, coffee, and the hip hop artist LMNO have in common? The answer is Carlos Aguilar's latest innovative product.
Conejo's ability to consistently churn out high quality hip hop albums is a feat that few emcees can match.
The event marks the 51st annual celebration.
Beach Goons are merely the latest in a long line of bands to come out of Barrio Logan.
Despite his struggles, DMX went on an unprecedented five-album run that completely shifted the rap music landscape.
With the release of their latest EP, Kozmik Force is proving to be a rare act in hip hop’s crowded underground scene.
We will never see anything like the sixties again no matter how badly people want it.
"I'm No Longer Here" tells the story of a young local gang leader who is forced to migrate to New York City after a rival gang threatens him and his family.
A unique, bold reenactment of real life events.
From identity to inequality to race relations, we have something for everyone.