Stand Up and Deliver: Cabo Relief to Air This Saturday, Oct. 25 Oct22

Stand Up and Deliver...

  Earlier this month, stand-up comedy’s best and brightest united for a very important cause. Held in front of a packed Irvine Improv in Irvine, Calif., the benefit comedy show, Stand Up & Deliver: Cabo Relief, found comedians Rob Schneider, Aisha Tyler, and Pablo Francisco,...

Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82 Oct21

Designer Oscar de la...

  Oscar. His first name was written in cursive across an elegant, glass bottle of what I thought encapsulated the essence of womanliness. My mother’s perfume. My first memory of the great Oscar de la Renta was this tall bottle of perfume, hidden away in my mother’s medicine cabinet,...

Author Gets the Stories Behind Hip-Hop’s Most Iconic Albums (INTERVIEW) Oct21

Author Gets the Stor...

  Brian Coleman is the Ken Burns of hip-hop. The noted music journalist and historian has written three books that every rap fan should have in their library: Check the Technique Volume 2 (Wax Facts Press, 2014); Check the Technique (Villard / Random House, 2007); and Rakim Told Me (Wax...

Curvy Girls Cast Member Joanne Borgella Dies at 32 Oct20

Curvy Girls Cast Mem...

  Joanne Borgella, a former cast member of NUVO’s Curvy Girls, has passed away at the age of 32. The Multi-talented model-singer had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer of the womb in 2013. “Her faith, courage and strength were unshaken throughout every obstacle she...

Erik Rivera – Expert on the Red Carpet Oct20

Erik Rivera – ...

Erik Rivera might claim that he’s No Expert, but he sure is good on his feet. Last week, Rivera hassled the celebrities backstage and on the red carpet at the ALMA Awards and they seemed to enjoy it immensely. From host and Executive Producer, Eva Longoria, to NUVO favorites Gina Rodriguez...

Fat Joe Joins Forces with JLO Again in ‘Stressin’ Video Oct17

Fat Joe Joins Forces...

  Coming almost a decade after their last collaboration, the 2005 hit single “Hold You Down,” Fat Joe and Jennifer Lopez have joined forces again in the new music video for their song “Stressin.” Over a bed of Latin percussion and minimal bass, the Bronx stars rap and sing about...

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Glass Animals – Gooey Oct17

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE W...

   Gooey. It’s a word that invokes a visceral reaction. It encourages sticky, wet and almost cozy, sensual thoughts and the music video for Glass Animals’ newest single “Gooey” does just that. The images twist inside your mind and groove with the beat. Whether you’re turned...

Latino Pioneers of the Graffiti Movement Oct17

Latino Pioneers of t...

  Long before it was called “street art” by gallerists and art collectors, a small yet devoted army of artists were busy honing their graffiti skills. Even though it has existed in some shape or form since ancient times, graffiti became part of the lexicon in the ’70s,...

Botticelli to Bootylicious – Curvy Girls are On Trend Oct16

Botticelli to Bootyl...

  The female figure in its many forms has been celebrated and immortalized in many ways over the centuries. The numbers are in and once again ladies, it’s official. The booty is back… though for some of us, it never left. As a proud member of the IBTC (if you don’t know, I refuse to...

Melanie Martinez: Rising Singer Offers Freaky Yet Refreshing Take on Pop Music Oct16

Melanie Martinez: Ri...

  Recent radio hits by Meghan Trainor and Tove Lo helped remind us that all pop music doesn’t have sound like it came off a factory assembly line. “Carousel,” the latest single from singer-songwriter, and former The Voice finalist, Melanie Martinez, is poised to be the...

Actress Elizabeth Peña Dies at 55 Oct15

Actress Elizabeth Pe...

  Acclaimed character actress Elizebath Peña died Oct. 14 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 55. Starring in such films as La Bamba and Jacob’s Ladder, Peña was born to Cuban immigrants parents in New Jersey. After getting her start in the New York theater...

Farewell to Hispanic Heritage Month, Hello Videos! Oct15

Farewell to Hispanic...

As we bid farewell to Hispanic Heritage Month we are saying hello to 10 of our all-time favorite videos from Latin artists. This list is sure to take you back in time and into the far reaches of diversity you can find among Latin artists. While the songs can’t be beat, some of the videos...

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day Oct15

National Latino AIDS...

Today, Oct. 15, is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. The campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments to reach Latino/Hispanic communities, promote HIV testing, and give HIV information and access to care. The Latino Commission on AIDS and...

Bands We Love: The Bots Oct14

Bands We Love: The B...

  Comprised of brothers Mikaiah Lei (lead vocals, guitar, bass), and Anaiah Lei (drums & percussion, backing vocals), The Bots are poised for big things. The Los Angeles-based duo recorded their first album when they were just 15 and 12, fusing garage rock, punk, and blues into a...

Tonight Gina Is Jane the Virgin Oct13

Tonight Gina Is Jane...

  Tonight actress and Nuvo Point of View host, Gina Rodriguez, stars in the CW’s new series Jane the Virgin. The series is promising to be a breath of fresh air, not only for the network, but for much of the stereotypical roles we are accustomed to seeing Latino actors playing....

Jennifer Lopez Reminisces About Her Humble Upbringing at Gala Event Oct13

Jennifer Lopez Remin...

Jennifer Lopez might be one of the most powerful women in the world, but that doesn’t mean she’s forgotten her humble roots. At Friday’s (Oct. 10) Variety’s Power of Women luncheon, the 45-year-old superstar was being honored for her work with the Lopez Family...