Reggaetón Royalty Ivy Queen Joins Conciencia Collective In Solidarity With Black Lives Matter
The Diva will be joined by Puerto Rican Reggaetón Icon, Zion, and Venezuelan Rising Artist Nakary to Discuss Race In the Music Industry & the Term “Urbano” on this Week’s Conciencia Talk with mitù
Moderated by Jesús Triviño (Latinx Pop Culture Expert), the discussion will aim to breakdown the term “urbano” in the Latinx music industry and delve into how racial injustice has played a role in the music industry
The livestream dialogue airs today Friday July 17th at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST and will be hosted on mitú’s official Facebook page and YouTube channel. Reaching an average of +80k in viewership, “CONCIENCIA TALK” is rapidly becoming one of the most talked about and highly regarded series in the Latinx industry.
Today’s discussion features Puerto Rican Reggaetón icons Ivy Queen, who has from the inception of her career been outspoken on an array of issues in a male dominated genre and Zion who has been very vocal about showing support to the Black community and Venezuelan freestyle artist Nakary, whose music focuses on empowering women in the industry and breaking the established norms for artists in the genre. The conversation will be moderated by Jesús Triviño, who is an authority on Latinx pop culture, a Webby-nominated content creator who has covered music, TV, film, and more for over 17 years as a reporter, editor, producer and curator and is a member of Conciencia Collective.
Conciencia Collective’s successful launch is supported by Spotify with an official co-curated “Conciencia Collective” playlist and Beatsource with an official playlist on their Latin music front page.
ABOUT CONCIENCIA COLLECTIVE:
Conciencia Collective, is an alliance against racial and social injustice comprised of +35 executives from the Latin music industry including activists, journalists, artist managers, publicists, lawyers, directors, and on-air personalities who came together in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement to create awareness about racial and social injustice with the intention to educate our colleagues, artists, and peers of influence in order to gain their advocacy. Our ongoing initiatives also focus on the many issues affecting our Latin community.