Dominican Republic

Carolina Sánchez

In a phone conversation with Music Journalist Catalina Maria Johnson we learned how to identify Latinx music, how nuestra música has influenced and changed over the years, how some music genres are being revisited by the artists of the newer generation and how music crossovers like K-pop and música en Español are being created more often.

This episode's musicians - a Cuban band called Cimafunk, Jazz mixed with hip hop from the Colombian Mabiland and bilingual New Jersey based Mexican Dominican Ambar Lucid.

In this episode, co-producer Mareea Thomas talks to Paola about her experience when living in a house where domestic violence was present, about fleeing to New York and on how her family finally left.

 

Please seek help. Busca ayuda. No estas solo/a.

 

1) https://espanol.thehotline.org/

Mareea Thomas

The experience of 1.5 generation immigrants, a term used to describe people who arrived in the U.S. as children and adolescents, is a unique one. Unlike their first-generation parents or U.S.-born siblings, their identity is split. That in between. Los que hablan más inglés que Español o que a lo mejor no saben mucho acerca de la cultura de sus padres.

¿QPM? 6: Navidades en Latinoamérica

Dec 25, 2017
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Celebrating Christmas as a Latino, today means that celebrations pour over borders and become part of our own traditions. Is not just about celebrating a native tradición but celebrating the traditions we took from our neighboring countries.  

Sophia a Peruvian Francesa y ahora Neoyorquina reminisces on Peruvian Panetón (Panettone) while Paola remember listening to Perico Ripiao in every colmado in Dominican Republic.