Justino Aguila is Billboard's associate editor of Latin and Special Features. He has also held editorial posts at the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, L.A. Daily News and CBS, among other media organizations.
Daniel Boaventura was surprised and overwhelmed because after earthquakes devastated parts of Mexico last year just as he was about to perform there, he understandably didn't expect his show would get much attention.
C. Tangana's recent L.A. visit placed him in the middle of a heat wave, but the Madrid-born rapper was all cool in a colorful rainbow-colored shirt he purchased during his brief time in Southern California. Staying in the heart of Hollywood, the entertainer talked with Billboard exclusively about his rise in music, why the U.S. market is key for him and why his upcoming single with Becky G was essential.