Since day one, Latinos have been associated with hip hop and have been influential contributors to the music genre and its cultural scene. Despite that fact, the list of prominent Latino rappers is pretty short. The list of Latino rappers who use the Spanish language in their music is even shorter. Enter Geo La Locura, Jersey City rapper of Puerto Rican descent who is helping pave the way for popular bilingual rap music in America.
Geo La Locura came to the U.S. at age seven and was raised in a section of Jersey City that, at the time, was predominantly African-American. “It was kind of scary being in a new country, not knowing anyone, not knowing the language. Even the other kids in my bilingual program seemed to be way ahead of me and were already very Americanized. It was a difficult