This Latino Teenager Is Making Waves With His Dreamy, Romantic Tunes And He’s Only Getting Started

Meet Cuco. He’s a Los Angeles-based singer who is making waves at only 19 years old. And he’s just getting started.


While in college, Cuco wanted to pursue his lifelong dream of being a musician. So he quit school. Though his parents were against it, the Hawthorne, Calif. native kicked off his music career and quickly began building a devoted fanbase.

Even though Cuco’s parents initially disapproved of his decision, with time, he’s shown them it was the right choice.


“After high school I was supposed to be studying business. But I knew I wanted to make music when I started playing the guitar. I started making my dreams come true my junior year of high school. I would go home every day, write music and stay producing.”

Cuco’s first major hit, “Lo Que Siento,” has already reached over one million plays on Spotify, putting him on track to someday be able to do just that.

This is the type of initiative Cuco thinks every person should take with their goals.


Even though Cuco is starting to build on his success, he admits that he’s not perfect and it’s all a learning process.

His drive and the motivation comes from his parents.


“I feel like another main goal with my music is to help out my parents. Just retire them, get them out of working. They came here from Mexico and it’s been hard for them to give me what they could never have. I just want to give everything that I can to them.”

Knowing exactly who he is as an artist helped Cuco become more confident about his music.


And this is what makes his music so unique.

“With some songs, the flow just comes more naturally in Spanish. I use Spanish in my music, not because I think it might start a trend or something. It’s just natural. I speak Spanish every day with my parents, and I listen to a lot of old Chicano rap. It was the stuff that I grew up with and subconsciously it always stayed in the back of my head.”

When his music is labeled as “too romantic” or “too sissy,” Cuco owns it because he says “romantic” and “sissy” are apt descriptions.



And this is what people love the most about his music. The feeeels they get. ?

This is how I feel about his song “Lo Que Siento.”

The lyrics in his songs are also super relatable.

They’ll hit you whether you have a bae…

… Or not.

There’s no doubt that people have fallen in love with Cuco’s alternative dream pop. ✨

When I listen to his music I like to look out the window of my car and pretend I’m in a romantic movie.

And the covers people are creating of his songs are just as dreamy.

Can this guy perform a duet with Cuco please?

Check out the full interview with Cuco here:

Chicano musician, Cuco, is putting a twist on your parents favorite románticas.

Posted by We are mitú on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Keep up the hustle, Cuco, and stay dreamy! ✨

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This 'Game Of Thrones' Star Almost Dropped Lin-Manuel Miranda On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden'


This ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Almost Dropped Lin-Manuel Miranda On ‘The Late Late Show With James Corden’

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“I digitized every VHS movie I made, I was like a Spielberg in my own mind…”

Lin-Manuel Miranda was on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and boy did a lot of things happen. From showing bits of his home movie collection where a scrawny Miranda danced in Puerto Rico to the sounds of el coqui, to brainstorming ideas for a future musical, it was a fun episode. Along for the ride was Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who you may know from a little show called “Game of Thrones” where he plays the one-handed, king-slaying knight, Sir Jamie Lannister. Although Miranda and Coster-Waldau might seem like an unlikely pair, the two got along swell, with Miranda at one point sitting on Coster-Waldau’s shoulders to show what a jailhouse squat looks like — something Coster-Waldau learned for a movie role.

You can see Miranda’s life flash before his eyes as Coster-Waldau balances Miranda on his shoulders.

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This was definitely a close one…

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Corden and Miranda then geeked out over the possibility of a “Game of Thrones” musical, which Coster-Waldau definitely would not be singing in.

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A brainstorm session then ensued: what tattoo should the cast of “Game of Thrones” get? Miranda then showed off his tattoo: his wife’s initials on his wedding ring finger.

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The crowd gave a collective “aww” at what is clearly the most romantic tattoo ever. Get it, Miranda!

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