I hadn’t realized how huge Whatsapp’s free messaging service had become until I was in Colombia and everyone and their mother was asking me, ‘¿Tienes Whatsapp?’. Sharing the plight of a womanizing gangster (hard out there for a pimp, etc.), Cartel de Santa came out with a video for ‘Los Mensajes del Whatsapp’ two days ago and it’s already wickedly close to 2 Million Youtube views. Filmed in Tulum, Quinta Roo, home to a pre-columbian Maya walled city, we see Babo topless and tatted up while two ladies lounge around in bikinis. The song is as lazy as the girls playing on their phones, but god damn it–it’s catchy! You may consider the washed-out Babo as a lucky man, but as he says ‘que a las dos le pertenezco/ que las dos tienen puesto/ que para ser honesto/ siento que me las merezco’… At least he’s honest.
Lila Downs Teams Up With Juanes on “La Patria Madrina,” A Call to ActionThere is perhaps no other country whose internationally-recognized artists speak out on politics more than those of Mexico. Lila Downs, in her most recent collaboration with the Colombian rockstar Juanes in "La Patria Madrina," proves no …
Alessandra Ambrosio Joins ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2′ CastMove over April O’Neil, the TMNT are about to have their pizza fetish replaced by Brazil’s finest. Alessandra Ambrosio, one of the most recognizable of the Victoria’s Secret Angels, is set to make …