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Barrio 305 Launches a Broadband Reggeaton Video Channel

Posted by Elena del Valle on October 10, 2005

24-7PressRelease/ – Miami, FL, September 23, 2005 –  Barrio 305, a Miami based organization standing at the vanguard of two emerging trends: broadband video and the exploding musical genre of reggaeton, is launching a broadband video channel. Barrio 305 producers have obtained exclusive interviews with major hitters in the reggaeton and Urban Latino music scene. Hip hop mogul Fat Joe, MTV sensation Pitbull, reggaeton superstar Nicky Jam and urban legend Tony Touch are some of the big names that have participated, making Barrio 305 an authority on the coverage of reggaeton and Urban Latino music.

Barrio 305 believes its editorial standards have made it a favorite among artists, fans and music industry executives. Upon consideration, Barrio 305 offers its services for syndication and editorial contributions to other media outlets interested in covering the reggaeton/ Latino hip-hop music scene. The programming streams compact video segments are designed for broadband that reflect the lifestyles and musical tastes of the 14-34 U.S. bi-cultural Latino demographic. Barrio coverage will include the latest music videos, backstage concert footage, music reviews, street culture, exotic models and dancers and aftermarket import auto shows.

A Miami based outfit, Barrio 305 has the advantage of developing content for the Latino market in a trend setting hub for Latinos living in the U.S. Miami, often been referred to as the capital of Latin America, is a the hotspot for Latino styles.

Unlike traditional TV, which must cater to a general community, a broadband channel creates the opportunity to enjoy reggaeton and Urban Latino programming where it otherwise would not be available.  The name Barrio 305 is a Spanglish term that describes the emerging Latino youth culture in the U.S. Barrio is Spanish for neighborhood and 305 is the area code for the city of Miami; the name refers to the bi-cultural nature of English dominant U.S. Latinos living in urban areas. Barrio 305 hopes to expand reggaeton’s audience outside the major U.S. cities. Visit the Barrio 305 website for information.