Behind The Mic with Karla Christina

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Karla Christina is an American vocal artist, raised in Nevada’s capital, Carson City. Born to a Colombian mother and Costa Rican father on November 13, 1984, in Glendale, California. She grew up speaking both English and Spanish and therefore loves singing a variety of genres in both. She’s been singing since she was 3 years old, performed on Sabado Gigante, and opened up for George Lopez and more. Get ready to go Behind the Mic with Karla Christina on the AC Cruz Podcast

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Behind The Mic with Genyva

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Genyva Salas Monjaras is a powerful vocalist from the Rio Grande Valley. The singer earned a nomination for Best New Female Artist in 2009 and returned to music in 2015 after taking away from music to battle cancer and recover from injuries suffered in an auto accident. She shares her trials and tribulations throughout her career, her current music projects including Tejanas Unidas En Cristo and much more in an emotional interview as Genyva goes Behind The Mic with The AC Cruz Podcast.

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Behind The Mic with Johnny Rod

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Johnny Rodriguez, aka Johnny Rod, is a Grammy winner and a five-time Latin Grammy winner. He is known as the righthand man for late Tejano icon Jimmy Gonzalez, producing and composing classic Tejano hits during his many years with Grupo Mazz when Jimmy G went on his own. Johnny Rod shares memories in the studio with the Tejano legend, a life-changing auto accident, his skills as a panadero (baker), and much more as he goes Behind The Mic on this episode of The AC Cruz Podcast.

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Behind the Mic with Yeisi

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Yeisi (pronounced ‘Jay-cee’) is a Tejano newcomer with big dreams. The singer-songwriter from the Rio Grande Valley is known for his romantic style of music as featured on his two Tejano albums, “Romance Tejano” and “Reminiscencias,” which includes production from Grammy-winning producer Gilbert Velasquez, and Latin Grammy winner Jair Alcala of El Plan. Yeisi discusses his musical education and influences, upcoming projects, and more as he goes Behind The Mic with the AC Cruz Podcast.

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Behind the Mic with DJ Saz

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Sidalia Almaguer Mendoza, aka DJ Saz, owner and on-air personality of SazRadio.com. Born in Washington and raised in the RGV, she returned back to the great state of Washington at the age of 16 and hasn’t looked back. Now she’s taking over the podcast, DJ Saz goes Behind the Mic with your host AC Cruz.

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Behind The Mic with La Machy

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La Machy is best known as a founding member of GRAMMY-nominated international group La Conquista. The singer-songwriter and classical musician released a cover “Mamii,” adding her own signature cumbia style to the chart-topping collaboration between Karol G and Becky G. The lead single from her solo cumbia project, produced by Roland “RoRo” Gutierrez, features the signature urban cumbia beats that La Machy has been recognized since the all-girl group La Conquista debuted 25 years ago. Get ready to go Behind the Mic with La Machy. 

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Behind The Mic with Jonny Ramirez

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One of the most popular and recognizable voices of Tejano radio is back on the San Antonio morning airwaves after the launch of Tejano 95.7 earlier this year in March. The Texas radio veteran, whose career spans over four decades, chats about his legendary career, the state of Tejano music today, and plans for the future as he goes Behind The Mic with the AC Cruz Podcast.

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Behind The Mic with Little Joe

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If you are a fan of Tejano music then you will know this man’s music.  For 60-plus years this icon has not only entertained but changed Tejano music as we know it. He was the first to add strings to musical arrangements that still stand the test of time. He has been an advocate for migrant workers’ rights, as well as civil and Justice rights.  He has performed for presidents and other dignitaries as well as icons like Willie Nelson. So many accomplishments. Too numerous to mention. It’s the true King of Tejano, The King of the Brown Sound, José Maria Deleon Hernandez. Little Joe!

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Behind The Mic with Destiny Navaira

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Destiny Navaira is the next generation of the Navaira musical legacy and found her own sound with a life-changing move to Monterrey, Mexico a few years ago. Her debut solo album, La Preferida, earned the songstress a Tejano Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year in 2021 placing her in elite company with Tejano music icons like Selena, Laura Canales, Elida Reyna, Shelly Lares, and Stefani Montiel. Now with a new look on life, the singer-songwriter shares details of her highly-anticipated sophomore album Dime Como Se Siente and much more with AC Cruz as she goes Behind The Mic with The AC Cruz Podcast.

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Behind The Mic with Manny Guerra

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Manny Guerra is to Tejano as Berry Gordy is to Motown. Manny got his start with Isidro Lopez as his drummer, then started helping out his own brother, Rudy Guerra, and Sunny Ozuna which led to recording the classic song “Talk to Me” and many others soon followed from La Mafia, Grupo MAZZ, and of course Selena. Get ready to go Behind the Mic with record producer, music engineer, and recording artist the legendary Manny R. Guerra.

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