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Latin Trap Is America’s Newest Cultural Export. And It’s A Long Time Coming.

Several months have passed since Hurricane Maria decimated the small island of Puerto Rico. Pictures circulating of the once vibrant Borinqueña filled with rich vegetation, world-renown beaches and Neoclassical architecture now resembles a barren wasteland straight out of a Mad Max movie. A skewed death toll of 900 and counting have been swept under the rug; way more than the “not to shabby” numbers given by President Trump during his pitiful visit to the island. Yeah, the one where he was pompously free-throwing paper towels at Puerto Rican’s with such form that would make Kyrie Irving’s fade away look sub-par at best (YouTube it now and watch the flick of that wrist). Over 70-85% of the land still has no power, a number that fluctuates as power outages continue, and the water has become a source of danger rather than sustenance. Untreated water has been attributed to the recent spike…

Here’s Lookin’ At Ariel G

Ariel G. is not a household name. Yet. Everyone in his circle pretty much is, and that says it all. He prefers to play the background, to move smoothly around the globe, leaving his vision and touch on various cities, his footprint in billions of Youtube views, and his pallet and style imitated by more unassuming people around the planet than we can count. Today one of the places he’s touching is Morocco, one of the most beautiful nations on the globe. He’s in the desert with latin superstar Daddy Yankee. If you’ve ever heard the song “Attitude” by Alien Ant Farm, you’ll know what Morocco feels like. The winding Spanish guitar riff that could charm a snake, the haunting transistor radio effect on lead singer Dryden Mitchell’s vocals, and in memorial energy is indicative of the nation’s mystique and spice. Its spacey and punchy, other-worldly and raw, surreal and…