De La Ghetto on How Puerto Ricans Love to Party in New Growing Up Latino Episode

In the new Growing Up Latino episode, urban singer De La Ghetto takes us to Puerto Rico to learn about their food and culture.

De La Ghetto explains how he at “la Isla del Encanto” when he was nine years old. There he lived with his grandmothe,r who fed him with rice, beans and fried chicken or white rice with corned beef mixed with sweet plantains. The singer also tells how Puerto Ricans create a party out of nothing: "When [boxer] Tito Trinidad won we did not have any classes, we were all celebrating," he recalls.

Apparently, De La Ghetto was a very restless child, since his grandmother's flip-flops flew at 150 miles per hour every time he did not behave. And how did he spend Sundays? First attending church, then eating at McDonald's, then going to the movies -- where he would spend a dollar in the arcade room at the movie theater -- before going to bed at 9:00 p.m.

Watch the full video above.

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