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The Jonas Brothers And Karol G’s New Video For ‘X’ Is Finally Here

There is something so special about the content that is being created right now. We are all having to find new ways to create content and connect with the world that is locked down around us. It isn’t just regular people who are stuck at home having to do it. Celebrities are having to find ways to make things happen to keep their fans happy and entertained. This means that music videos are not going to be the same.

The Jonas Brother and Karol G didn’t let the COVID-19 quarantines stop them from making a new music video.

“Uh-la-la, by the pool, we’re singing bailando.”

ICYMI, the Jonas Brothers are a thing again meaning that all of our teen obsessions with them are coming back. We didn’t know how much we needed them back in our lives until they came back. They’ve been back for a little over a year and it is still kind of surreal to see them back at after their very public split back in the day.

We first got some new music from the Jonas Brothers in the early part of 2019. The fanbase was reenergized and now they are bringing Spanish-speaking fans into the fold. Colombian singer Karol G joins the boys on their new single “X” and the music video is finally out.

The Jonas Brothers and Karol G gave the world a socially distanced music video for their new single “X.”

Fans are excited to hear the new music. There is more to love here than just our teenage selves fangirling internally. For some fans, the inclusion of Karol G’s Spanish verse brings a moment of representation, which still matters. The song is an upbeat dance number that we can all get into. After all, we can all use a moment to forget everything happening and spend some time doing something physical.

The quarantine influence is something fans appreciate seeing.

We are all isolating and it is nice to see other people taking it seriously. The music video is proof that it is possible to be in self-isolation while still producing and creating some fun content. We have seen no lack of fun quarantine inspired content.

We should also all take a moment to celebrate Karol G.

Karol G is pretty new to the scene and her star is clearly on the rise. The Colombian singer first broke through after releasing “Unstoppable.” Her debut album was celebrated within the Latin trap movement as the first solid entry by a woman into the genre.

After a couple of years on the scene, the English-language audience is now catching on to the incredible talent. Her brief moment on “X” is more than just a feature. The Latina owned her part and, arguably, brought the fire that made the song the bop it has the potential to become.

Karol G’s fans are here to support and promote the singer’s latest collab.

Karol G’s appearance in the video sets her apart as the most important part of the video. Let’s be honest. Most of us are only watching the video to see the young Karol G break through the noise. Her verse just slaps and the Jonas Brothers are better for having her involved in this project.

The graduating class of 2020 was given a special performance of “X” as part of the television special “Graduate Together.”

Congratulations, again, to all of the people who just graduated from high school. You got this.

READ: TV Special “Graduate Together” Gave The Class Of 2020 A Special Send-Off

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Zariah And Ugly Primo Want To Make Sure That You Get Out There And Vote For Our Community

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Zariah And Ugly Primo Want To Make Sure That You Get Out There And Vote For Our Community

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There is a lot at stake in the upcoming elections. Organizations representing so many communities have come forward to fight for civil rights. Artists are also getting involved to make sure that their fans and and communities get out the vote and make the world the way they want to see it.

Zairah and Ugly Primo teamed up to tell their fans to get out and vote.

“Mueve El Pom Pom” is an anthem to all of the people out there who need to be mobilized to go vote. Ugly Primo and Zairah teamed up to create a visual piece of art that highlights the importance of getting out the vote in a very important election.

The animated music video makes the case for the need to get out the vote. Zairah and Ugly Primo highlight the crises facing the American public from affordable healthcare to an immigration system that needs to be reformed to the Trump administration’s continued attacks on public education.

The video is really pushing for people to get their pom poms to the polls.

Images of protest signs we have seen throughout Trump’s administration make an appearance. Black Lives Matter and pro-women signs appear in both English and Spanish to highlight the need for all communities to come together.

The visuals, done by the one and only Ugly Primo, drive home the importance of our community voting as a bloc to create the kind of society we want to live in. It is also encouraging people to go out and vote and to vote any way that they can.

The video is calling on the Latino community to come together and vote to save our democracy.

There is a lot of concern about the fate of democracy in the U.S. The Trump administration has bulldozed over political norms and made comments contrary to our democracy. The latest example of President Trump threatening American democracy is him saying he isn’t sure if he will accept the results of the election. This simple and peaceful transition of power is what democracies are built on. President Trump has not signaled that he will be willing to peacefully accept the election results.

READ: Voting Rights Activists Are Sounding The Alarm Of Latin Voter Suppression In Texas

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A Rumored Cardi B & Nicki Minaj Collab Has Fans Going Crazy

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A Rumored Cardi B & Nicki Minaj Collab Has Fans Going Crazy

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The internet is abuzz with rumors of a potential new collaboration between Cardi B and, wait for it….Nicki Minaj.

Hot New Hip Hope broke the news first, claiming that the unconfirmed collaboration between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj would be called “Lavish”.

Cardi B herself was the first one to stoke rumors of a potential collaboration between her and Nicki. Last Thursday, she tweeted out a cryptic message, saying: “Since ya mad ..imma give ya something mad to be about…This next single and coll- ….Gonna have ya sick ….since ya here.”

But the news between a Nicki and Cardi collab went mainstream after Hot New Hip Hop claimed that a snippet of “Lavish” was leaked on the internet and quickly scrubbed from existence.

According to the music outlet, a page for “Lavish” was also created on the music archiving website Genius.

But even that page was quickly taken down. So, either someone is playing an elaborate prank, or there is indeed a cover-up afoot.

As background, Cardi B and Nicki Minaj have had a veritable blood feud for years now. Although they were both publicly supportive of each other at the beginning of Cardi’s career, rumors and tensions escalated between them. The beef was largely based off of the underlying media narrative that there could only be one superstar female rapper in the game.

Their feud then famously culminated in a very public altercation at New York Fashion Week in 2018.

It was then that Cardi allegedly threw a shoe at Nicki. Since then, the two have never had anything positive to say about one another.

It’s possible that the two mega-stars have decided to bury the hatchet and move on with their lives. If one thing’s for sure, a Nicki Minaj and Cardi B collab would definitely be a lucrative project. And there’s nothing Cardi loves more than checks!

Shortly after these rumors went public, both of the powerhouse rappers started trending on Twitter.

Both the Bardi Gang and the Barbz are going crazy about what this news could possibly mean.

Fans were divided on whether to be excited about the news…

There are no words to accurately describe how groundbreaking this collab would be.

Or betrayed.

Some stans just don’t want to forgive and forget.

Some were just holding onto hope that the rumors were true.

It would be nice to see these two powerful women come together to celebrate their similarities rather than be divided by drama.

Naturally, a lot of fans were skeptical.

After all, the collaboration still isn’t confirmed and all of these reports are just based off speculation, rumors, and that one cryptic tweet.

We guess we’ll just have to stay tuned to see what happens! Whatever the outcome, we’re always excited to hear new music from Cardi B.

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