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Songs From The Mid 2000s That’ll Remind You Of Every Boda And Quinceanera You Went To

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From reggaeton to r&b and rap, the mid-2000’s was filled with jams that were on replay constantly. How many of these throwbacks do you recognize?

In 2005 you rapped along to songs like:

“Atrevete Te Te” by Calle 13

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Probably the ONLY song you knew by Calle 13.

“Rompe” by Daddy Yankee


Daddy Yankee was so hype back then.

“Yo (Excuse Me Miss)” by Chris Brown

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And everyone wished they had moves like Chris Brown.

“Laffy Taffy” by D4L

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After this song, you didn’t look at laffy taffy – the candy, the same again.

And in 2006, started singing along as soon as you heard:

“Dile” by Don Omar


One of Don Omar’s first songs in his first album. #classic ??

“Blow the Whistle” by Too Short

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“What’s my favorite word?!”

In 2007 you knew it was time to run to the dance floor when you heard:

“Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar


A song we couldn’t resist at family parties. ?? And radio stations still play this.

“Crank That (Soulja Boy)” by Soulja Boy

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You’d run to the dance floor as soon as you heard, “YOOUUUUUU.”

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And if you didn’t know the dance moves, you watched dozens of YouTube tutorials until you got at least that part right.

“With You” by Chris Brown


Something about throwback Chris Brown made you feel some type of way. ?

Depending on what kind of mood you were in, back in 2008 you would blast songs like:

“Te Quiero” by DJ Flex


For that one crush you had. ?

“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé

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No one did it better than Queen Bey. ? And every wedding you went to played this song when la novia was getting ready to throw her bouquet.

And 2009 had you jumping up and down with jams like:

“Hotel Room Service” by Pitbull


Pitbull always got you hyped.

“Meet Me Halfway” by The Black Eyed Peas

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Definitely a song you fist pumped to.


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9 Aziz Anzari's Jokes That Totally Hit Home For Latinos

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9 Aziz Anzari’s Jokes That Totally Hit Home For Latinos

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From little problems with our family at home, to larger problems across the film industry, Aziz Ansari’s original Netflix series, “Master Of None,” totally relates to the Latino community. Here are a couple scenes that definitely touch home:

As first generation children, we take every moment possible to thank our parents for their sacrifices.❤️

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

Yet it feels like everything we do will never be enough to repay them.

However, that doesn’t stop our parents from lecturing us about how their childhood was so much more difficult than ours.

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

Although we don’t want to admit, we know our childhood is a breeze compared to our parents’ and sometimes we don’t fully realize and appreciate that.

Dev also understands the struggle of having to help our parents with technology. ?

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

And it isn’t easy. ?

No matter how many times we try to teach them, sometimes it’s helpless.?

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

Technology is a completely different language to our parents, and we’re pretty much their translators.

In addition to Dev’s parents, “Master of None” also gives us Denise and Rachel:

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

They completely understand that women are constantly objectified.

They both give us a taste of the type of oppression women experience on a day-to-day basis.

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CREDIT: MASTER OF NONE / NETFLIX

Denise and Rachel give us the raw truth: women are not treated equally. This is seen clearly in the Latina wage gap across the U.S.

In regards to the world of entertainment, “Master of None” portrays the issue of minorities being given stereotypical roles in films.

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When auditioning for the role of an “unnamed cab driver,” Dev is asked to do an Indian accent and is then kicked out of the audition because he refuses to do the accent. So is he not “Indian enough” for the role of a cab driver?

Dev talks to his friend about this audition and points out: “Isn’t it frustrating that so much of the stuff we go out for is just stereotypes? Look I get it. There probably is a Pradeep who runs a convenience store, and I have nothing against him, but why can’t there be a Pradeep just once who’s, like, an architect, or he designs mittens or does one of those jobs?” – “Master of None”

This same issue is seen amongst Latinas in the film industry:

It’s time to stop casting Latinas as hot-headed, sexy, maids.

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What if you were told you weren’t “Latina enough”? 

After his awful audition, Dev highlights the issue of Indians being underrepresented in films:

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There are white, non-Indian actors that often play the roles of Indians in films.

And the underrepresentation of Latinos in the film industry is just as problematic. Remember when Ben Affleck was cast as Tony Mendez in 2012’s “ARGO”?

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Unfortunately, “ARGO” has not been the only film with white, non-Latino actors being cast as Latinos. 


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