The Latino Crossover

I recently asked the general public (aka: twitter and my closest friends) who they considered to be the most successful Latino crossover act and the responses were distinctly split between Shakira and Ricky Martin. The options were vast: Shakira, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Thalia, Paulina Rubio, Enrique Iglesias, and even Laura Pausini tried. There was…

Shakira: Donde Están Los Ladrones?

A little bit about me: I’m Hispanic. English was my second language, Spanish being my first. I grew up with my grandparents in a household where on Sundays Spanish was the only language spoken at the dinner table out of respect for our elders. English was spoken at our proper home with our parents and…