March 29, 2005

Quick! Let's target the Chicos! reports that new Latino-oriented Hip Hop magazines are springing up like STDs in order to capture this growing market. Among the rookies is the new Bridgez Magazine which aims to:
... focus on aspects of hip-hop that are of particular interest to Hispanics, such as fashion, urban music and graffiti.

We just hope Bridgez and all of the other companies jumping on the nuts of the Latino market don't just use us for getting rich without helping to improve our communities. We suggest they use their media power to shed light to issues that affect Latinos, give scholarships, cover independent artists and small businesses along with the majors. If not, we'll send a few cholos to their magazine's offices for some redecorating.
Along with Bridgez you got The Source Latino, Lokera Magazine, Boom Hispanic, Batanga, In the House Magazine, and Urban Latino battling for similar Urban-Latin audiences and advertisers. Whoever wins out, remember to keep it real if you cherish your furniture.


At 4/04/2005 12:43 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If the writer new what he was talking about he would know the owner is a latino. Raised latino.And does it for his Latinos!.. and loves his people - Charlie N.

At 4/05/2005 6:30 PM, Blogger chico-towner said...


Charlie, thanks for leaving your comments, This is why we raised the issue, we're glad Latinos have another media outlet, with many magazines loosing the focus our our community's struggles and needs, its neccessary that independant blogs such as keep the publications in check. When the magazine hits send us some copies and we'll check it out. We hope it goes well for Bridgez and we hope they have a positive impact on the Latino community. We're down to promote anything that is positive for our people. Thanks for clearing that up. Peace!

At 4/21/2005 5:29 PM, Anonymous Alex Cabrera said...

"If the writer new what he was talking about he would know the owner is a latino. "

If the person leaving the comment knew how to spell knew, it wouldn't make us of Spanish-speaking heritage look so ignorant all the damn time.

At 3/10/2009 6:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

what an idiot


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