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Latin Hip Hoplocked

  • Kimberly A. Kattari


A term used to describe hip hop and rap music produced by Latino artists in the United States. Since the 1970s, Latinos have been involved in the development of hip hop alongside African-Americans, for this music often deals with urban issues that both groups face, such as crime, discrimination, and poverty. While female artists have been successful in Latin pop, this has not been the case with Latin hip hop and reggaeton, which is generally dominated by male artists....

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