Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
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The West Coast is in no short supply of talented and upcoming emcees.
Beach Goons are merely the latest in a long line of bands to come out of Barrio Logan.
Fans can pre-save Pinche Cumbia prior to its release below.
"La Tierra Mia" seeks to tell the story of Chicano Park while bridging the gap between generations.
30 years ago, A Lighter Shade Of Brown debuted their classic hip hop album, "Brown and Proud."
Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" deserves recognition as one of the great Chicano classics.
Less than 4% of film producers and storytellers in the U.S. are of Latino descent.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
"The Spirit of Chicano Park" traces the history of one of the U.S.'s most iconic parks.
It's hard to deny the beauty of this film, but it isn't without its faults.
The Netflix series offers a horrific look at how ICE dehumanizes immigrants.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Latino version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
Border cities have historically been sites of innovation, the exchange of ideas, and artistic and intellectual movements.
Can cultural knowledge help advance freer thinking and authenticity?
The San Diego Latino Film Festival will feature a catalogue of over 150 feature-length films and shorts from all over the world.
The project is led by Chicano muralist and professor Victor Ochoa.
The characters are humanized, and the audience can easily imagine themselves in a similar position.
Ethical systems of faith for the marginalized beyond political messaging matter because what happens abroad eventually travels home and vice versa.
Life is full of wisdom and lessons from unexpected places.
More than music, Los Tigres del Norte is the soundtrack to our identity.
The following is part 2 of our interview between Daily Chela contributor Angelica Peña and filmmaker Kareem Tabsch. If you missed it, you can read part 1 of...
The following is part 1 of our interview with filmmaker Kareem Tabsch.
I am not interested in having a place at the table, I want to build my own.
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
Gaby Guerrero, aka Silvandgold, is a gift to golden era revivalist hip-hop.
I invite any filmmaker to unapologetically tell whatever story they want to tell.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
“Colorism” is prevalent across Latin American cultures and unsurprisingly blatant on television.
Kozmik Force is leading a new generation of politically active Chicano hip hop artists against injustice.
Though not without flaws, “Hamilton” is what America needs right now.
Although the shows are similar, they touch on an important subject.
Looking for something to keep you busy? Check out these 10 Latino TV shows and documentaries.
La Mission deserves a space in the canon of Latino-American cinema.
"Que Maldicion" beautifully depicts how intertwined Mexican culture is with L.A. culture.
Get La Chona lyrics by Los Tucanes in both English and Spanish.
“The Three Caballeros” by Disney is legendary, disappointing, and entertaining all at the same time
We will never see anything like the sixties again no matter how badly people want it.
A visual poem for Boyle Heights' Soto Street.
To locals, the park is already informally known as "La Raza" park.
All these years later, and Blood In Blood Out still remains a cult classic.
Few sports stars were as beloved as Kobe, particularly in Los Angeles. Kobe not only spent his entire career with the Lakers, but embraced the city and won 5...
A few may come close, but there will never be another one quite like him.
Is “mumble rap” really the best successor Gen-Z could come up with?
When it comes to "The Help," acknowledging racism is not enough.
It's official. Juan Gabriel is one of the greatest breakup songwriters of all time.
From identity to inequality to race relations, we have something for everyone.
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Benito makes a post-pandemic statement.
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