How Donald Trump Became the Most Contentious Figure in Latin Music in 2015

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Donald Trump delivers his closing statement during the prime time Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy. And in 2015, the polarizing businessman-turned-Republican presidential frontrunner firmly put himself at the center of it with the Latin music community after making offensive comments in June about Mexican immigrants. 

Here, a timeline of how Trump became the most contentious figure in Latin music in 2015.

Billboard Year in Music 2015

This story originally appeared in the Dec. 19 issue of Billboard.


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