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Cafecito: Becky G Talks Overcoming Hardships

(Published Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014)

On Part 1 of our interview, 17-year-old rapping and singing sensation Becky G spoke with "Cafecito" about overcoming hard times when her family lost their home in 2007 and how her close family ties inspired her to become an artist.

The proud Mexican-American pop star behind hits like “Can’t Stop Dancin,”‘Shower” and “Oath” (featuring Cher Loyd), also discussed how she first gained fame by posting videos online and what it’s like to be a young Latina rapper.

For more on Becky G’s new music, upcoming concerts and new projects visit and follow @iambeckyg on Twitter.

Be sure to check back for Part 2 of "Cafecito" with Becky G, when she discusses her personal life and dating, lessons learned from working with Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull, and her advice for young people trying to realize their dreams.

Cafecito: Director Guillermo Del Toro

[LA] Cafecito: Director Guillermo Del Toro
In this week's Cafecito, director Guillermo Del Toro speaks about the challenges he faced after arriving to the U.S. from Mexico and supporting Latinos in Hollywood.
(Published Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014)

Previous interviews on Cafecito:

Producer/Host: Feliciano Garcia
Editor/Camera: Michael Tomczyk
Director of Photography: Brian Caraveo
Camera: Andre Pitt
Music: RoYal Z for Humbled Soul Productions