Isabella Lovestory Sizzles On New Release ‘Latina’

It's a playful exploration of Latina culture and identity...

Isabella Lovestory soars back into view on spicy new single ‘Latina’.

The Honduran artist caught attention with last year’s excellent full length ‘Amor Hardcore’, a temperature-raising blend of dancehall / reggaeton beats, pop fuss, and lively club tropes. A natural born rule-breaker, Isabella moved between pristine melody and tongue-in-cheek reference points, providing subversive thrills at every turn.

New single ‘Latina’ is a playful celebration of Latina culture, both embracing and subverting tropes about her identity. Co-produced by Chicken, Kamixlo and Nick León, ‘Latina’ is an addictive slice of transgressive pop that has Clash yearning for summer.

Isabella Lovestory directs the video, too, lifting from the film catalogue of trash auteur Russ Meyers – Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! – and Tarantino in the process.

The central creator plays a number of roles, including a raunchy cowgirl, a siren, a white-faced European madame in the fringes of hysteria, and the badass anti-hero. Her name? L.A.T.I.N.A – trivia note, they use the font of Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B fashion line.

Isabella comments…

A song about the empowerment of being Latina, as well as redefining the nuance of this empowerment. Tongue-in-cheek and playful, it’s a song that celebrates being Latina without being cliche and ‘dove commercial’ about it. It’s a commentary on the tokenizing of latinidad, reclaiming the uniqueness and poignancy of every experience each Latina has.” 

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Luke Abby

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