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The Hot Seat: Pro-Choice, Pro-Flirting, Carolyn Rodriguez Is As Real As It Gets

This past Monday was International Women's Day, and this week commemorates women and the issues that impact their lives. So it was probably important to get a woman in The Hot Seat. The first lady of Latino hip-hop, Carolyn Rodriguez, seemed like the perfect fit.

Last time we saw Carolyn was at a concert in San Antonio, but she was standing next to Latino hip-hop legend Juan Gotti and we're pretty sure he could dismember us with his bare hands, so we didn't flirt with her or anything. But she gave us some pointers on how to do it well. Take notes, gentlemen.

Rocks Off: We heard one of your songs playing as we were driving through San Antonio the other day. We were like, "Wow, we know her." Think about it. You've gone from drug dealer to inspirational musician who is heard by thousands on the radio. That's a played-out story for men in hip-hop, but not for women in the business. How does that make you feel?

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Contributor Rolando Rodriguez is the co-founder of Trill Multicultural.