117 minutes | Jun 4th 2018

Young, Latin & Black

Latin America has not been immune to virality of trap, with the genre being popularized across much of the Caribbean. The Afro Latin island nations, and nearby coastal cities have always been the incubator for Latin American popular music. So when we saw one of Latin Pop's biggest stars, Jennifer Lopez, debut her new "latin trap" song "Dinero" at this year's Billboard Music Awards (alongside DJ Khaled and Cardi B), we thought it would be a good excuse to take our show's focus on international black issues, and start to narrow in on some of the specific cultural nuances of this Black American genre resonating in the US's neighboring nations to the South.
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