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This Latina Making Six Figures A Month On Youtube By Making Goo Is Basically The New American Dream

Twenty-five-year-old Karina Garcia has a life that can be seen quite literally as a rags-to-riches story. The Riverside, California native is known on Youtube as the ‘Slime Queen’ and makes when things are going really well an average of two hundred thousand dollars. Once making a living off of tips as a waitress, the Latina now serves 9 million subscribers on her Youtube channel some pretty gooey content, or rather, videos of her producing slime

Garcia started her empire based on an interest she had in goo as a young child.

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Speaking with ABC news about her life before her lucrative business, the Latina said she grew up in a family of eight in a two-bedroom mobile home. Four years before her fame, she was on a break from college and working as a waitress. “I wasn’t in school. … I had like nothing going for myself,” she told ABC. “I remember thinking, like, ‘What am I gonna do with my life?'”

In an interview with Delish, Garcia says she played with slime as a kid and decided to make some of her own but when she couldn’t find recipes to make some, she started doing her own experimenting and research. When Garcia saw that things were going well for her sister Mayra Isabel Garcia’s own beauty tutorial channel, she decided to give creating one a go too. But hers would be built entirely on slime.

“I used to get a lot of hate for it in the beginning,” Garcia told Delish. “I’d make slime once a week, and people were like, ‘What are you doing? You’re so weird.’ Now, people get it. It’s this sensory thing that’s fun to look at and stress-relieving to play with.”

On YouTube, where tutorials are a dime a dozen, Garcia’s videos grab millions of views.

Garcia most popular video so far sees her create a massive tub of slime in her video “100 Pounds of Slime!”

To date, the video has over 26 million views.

From fluffy slim to glitter slime, the Latina’s youtube channel sets out to experiment with creating all kinds of slime forms.

She’s even put Hot Cheetos in Slime!

Spoiler alert: it’s not edible but it does smell good!

But she’s not just a Youtuber. She’s a businesswoman too.

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Garcia, who has contributed to getting her parents retired, with more than just the channel. She’s also partnered up with Target to create slime kits with her Crafy City line and has had deals with big brands like Coca-Cola. Today, the Latina has been able to afford to buy her own home, a bedroom of six rooms. She truly does live in a house that slime built.

He Moved To Mexico To Learn Spanish And Now This Korean YouTuber Is A Star For Channeling Classic Mexican Pop Icons

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He Moved To Mexico To Learn Spanish And Now This Korean YouTuber Is A Star For Channeling Classic Mexican Pop Icons

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In recent weeks, we have witnessed the rise to stardom of a few new YouTubers coming from Mexico. We are now quite familiar with the amazing channel “De mi rancho a tu cocina”, with an adorable Mexican abuelita, named Angela, who shares her traditional recipes and displays her natural talent to be in front of the camera (read more here). 

Well, there is another YouTube star coming out of Mexico, but he happens to be South Korean! He sings popular Mexican songs with such a pitch perfect voice that if you close your eyes and listen you think it is el mismísimo Príncipe de la canción, the recently deceased José José, serenading you with one of his legendary ballads. 

So this is J-jun, a South Korean student who is living in Guadalajara to learn Spanish.

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At first sight, he looks just like any other international student who wants to learn and immerse himself in the land of mariachis and tequila: Guadalajara, Jalisco, México! But J-jun is far from ordinary. He has an amazing voice and is obsessed with Mexican pop music icons!

And amazingly he is just learning Spanish but has an uncanny command of correct pronunciation 

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And we can tell he lives and breathes the language and is a pretty smart and dedicated guy. La noche es larga y el café barato! He has really put his mind and soul into learning la lengua de Cervantes. 

And he is an overnight YouTube sensation!

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He has over 70,000 followers on his YouTube account. And he deserves every single one of them. 

And people have started recognizing him on the streets of Guadalajara.

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Just look at his smile. Hermano, coreano, ya eres mexicano (do these words sound familiar? They were of course sang by thousands of Mexicans after South Korea defeated Germany in the latest World Cup and guaranteed Mexico’s ticket to the second round). Well, they absolutely apply for J-jun as well!

So this is why J-jun is a preeetty big deal.

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Koreans have a deep love for karaoke. Basically, when young Koreans go out chances are they will end up in a karaoke bar. Well J-jun has the voice of a true K-pop star but he sings in Spanish! 

In particular, he imitates José José perfectly.

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Just look at him singing “La nave del olvido”. We get goosebumps, se nos enchina la piel. 

Ya lo pasado, pasado… many Mexicans are mourning José José in the best possible way: through music.

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And his version of “Ya lo pasado, pasado” has all the right mood swings that the great Mexican singer infused the rola with. It is important to note that J-jun started singing Mexican songs while in South Korea, before moving to Mexico to study. 

Sing with us…. ya lo pasado, pasaaaaaado!

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Ay, dolor! We just can’t contain back some tears of sadness, but also of joy. Sing with us… “no me interesa…”. 

And South Korean Juanga is here! Si tu quieres seremos amigos.

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If imitating José José requires professional singing skills, just imagine trying to do a Juan Gabriel impersonation. Well, our fave South Korean YouTuber does an amazing job. Just look at him singing “Así fue”. Just wow. We miss Juanga but we feel like his spirit might have found an unlikely conduit. Ay, nanita. 

And of course, his magnum opus…. “El triste”. No, he is not lip-syncing. 

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Thousands have tried but ultimately fail. “El Triste” has to be the hardest ballad to nail in Spanish. The tones and intensity of the song go up and down and is anyone’s singing nightmare. He reminds us of José José’s legendary OTI presentation, when flowers and clapping showered him like a modern day god. But he totally takes our breath away. See for yourself. 

José José would approve!

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Pido un aplauso para el amor… and for this great South Korean dude with a Mexican soul. 

And damn, he can sing salsa OK? This is Marc Anthony’s “Mi vida”.

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He has some amazing looks as well! An instant star! Look at him salsa…. a veces llega la lluvia, para limpiar las heridas… 

And just how adorbs is his family!

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At the end, his 15 minutes of fame have not gotten to him and he remains a simple, humble young man. He often shares family moments with his fans on Instagram, like this one with his mom and his nephew. Ternurita! Wanna join his thousands of YouTube fans? Well, you just gotta go here.

10-Year-Old Quadruplet Boys Release Cardi B Diss Track And She Can’t Help But Respond In The Most Cardi Way Possible

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10-Year-Old Quadruplet Boys Release Cardi B Diss Track And She Can’t Help But Respond In The Most Cardi Way Possible

When I heard Cardi B was dragging some 10-year-old boys on social media, my first thought was: oh no, Cardi! Then I heard the rap. There’s something terribly offputting about four little white boys telling an Afro-Latinx she belongs in a zoo, calling her trash, and then body-shaming her.

Cardi B is known for embracing and leading the life of a gangster. She has never hidden the fact that she is a product of the streets, and won’t shy away from confrontations no matter the time or the place. The woman threw her shoe at Nicki Minaj during fashion week for god’s sake. I would watch myself around her…

Four 10-year-old boys dropped a Cardi diss track and released a fake video of her responding.

A group of 10-year-old quadruplet brothers released an offensive Cardi B diss track for seemingly no reason besides garnering attention. While they have since made their Instagram private, the account links to an alleged “response” from Cardi. The video was later revealed by The Bronx rapper to have been a fake. 

“You belong in the zoo,” they rap. The boys dance around a recording studio calling a woman of color “washed up,” before saying, “Cardi you’re trash… They could fix your teeth, but they couldn’t fix your face,” and “I don’t know what’s faker: your life or your butt.”

When the New York Post reached out for comment, the boys said it was supposed to be antibullying. Yes, bullying people to stop bullying… cool. 

“We wanted to show Cardi B to not be a bully and give her a taste of her own medicine,” the rapper Hollywood said.

“Where are your parents? Do you need apple juice and food?” Emerald said.

When the NY Post asked what they thought of Cardi’s response (when it was believed to be real) Hollywood said it “made us feel like we’d done our job.”

The response video is fake, however, and was posted onto their YouTube channel so they were clearly misleading and lying to reporters. 

Did Cardi metaphorically dog walks these four poor brethren? 

In the fake video, Cardi is edited to appear as though she is responding to ZN8tion. 

“Not gonna let no little f - - king white boys come at me all motherf - - king day long. Motherf - - king shut the f - - k up and stay in your motherf - - king place. Go drink your motherf - - king milk, bitch. F - - k,” she says. 

However, Cardi has since clarified she was responding to Grammy detractors and that her video was re-edited to appear as though she was responding to ZN8tion. She released the complete video. 

“First of all I was talking about a fan base that was coming for me when it comes to album and Grammies and people chopped my video to make it seem like I was talkin about them kids. Second why don’t ya go bitch to the parents that got lil kids talking shit about others?” She said on Twitter.

Who are these little boys anyway? 

Four 10-year-old quadruplet brothers from Westchester, New York make up the rap crew ZN8tion. They go by the names Hollywood, Slim Z, Bonez McKoy, and Mr. Great. They have a song called “Fart Love.” I am not saying it’s a genuine bop, but it might go hard. This feels extremely appropriate for 10-year-olds. 

However, they also have a Tekashi69 diss track called “Wangster.” The opening line is, “Bro she wasn’t 18, you didn’t know.” This feels extremely inappropriate. The quartet has 143,000 followers on Instagram and their YouTube videos tend to get a few thousand views.

Westchester is a largely wealthy suburb outside of New York City. You’ll notice that the boys often perform in a recording studio. I am going to guess the average 10-year-old doesn’t have a home studio or can afford to buy studio time. Something strange is amiss in ZN8tion. These children are clearly being coached to impersonate people of color and disparage them to get attention on social media. 

It’s naptime, kiddos.  

 I am not mad at these kids, they’re just kids, but I am very disappointed in their parents. The language that they use is nothing short of racist and sexist – and you have to wonder who they are learning it from? You have to wonder which adult is filming, uploading, and approving these messages? You have to wonder if four little boys are even capable of producing and writing a song without any help from an adult too?  

The pointed attacks on rappers of color are deeply problematic and a strange fixation for a group of little kids to have. These kids are manufacturing fake celebrity feuds for attention. You have to wonder who is profiting from it?