How I Made It: Aterciopelados
Latino USA speaks with Andrea Echeverri and Hector Buitrago, the Colombian rock duo behind Aterciopelados, about how their band came to be and the secret to staying successful over so many years.
Peru hadn't qualified for a World Cup in 36 years, until 2017. Peruvian-American producer Janice Llamoca goes to Russia to experience Peru competing. Also, Tanya Saracho and Aterciopelados.
How I Made It: Balún
New York City-based Puerto Rican indie band Balún talks about their style of music, which they call "dreambow."
Latino USA breaks down the controversy behind Mattel's latest Frida Kahlo Barbie. Also, Mexico's new president and indie band Balún.
In this episode done in collaboration with WNYC, Latino USA dives into a topic that has taken a back seat in coverage since Hurricane María struck last September: Puerto Rico's financial crisis.
The story of Alejandra Pablos, an undocumented activist who was detained by ICE. Also, the sexual assault allegations against Junot Díaz and what it all means for the literary community.
The transformation of Medellín, Colombia, from the murder capital of the world 30 years ago to one of the most innovative and tourist-friendly cities. Also, Andrés Cantor.
How I Made It: Jorge Drexler
In this edition of How I Made It, Grammy and Oscar-winning Uruguayan singer and songwriter, Jorge Drexler, discusses his song, "Movimiento," from his latest album.