WXPNAccomplished musician, producer and Latin music expert Rachel Faro joins us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fania Records.
The roots and branches of Latin music.
WXPNHear a show dedicated to discoveries from the annual festival, held in New York City this week.
WXPNBillboard's Judy Cantor-Navas joins World Cafe to discuss how the end of a cultural embargo has made music better in Cuba and beyond.
WXPNHear Judy Cantor-Navas explain why the World Cup's official music has been a source of controversy.
WXPNArtist and producer Rachel Faro discusses one of her heroes, Juan Formell, who led the Cuban band Los Van Van up until his death earlier this month.
The Latin Alternative's Ernesto Lechner discusses the Venezuelan salsa singer, a personal favorite.
WXPNWorld Cafe's latest episode of Latin Roots features a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960s as political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution.
WXPNHear the record producer and artist discuss the Afro-Uruguayan style of Latin music. While the genre is popular in Uruguay, Candombe often goes overlooked outside of the country.
WXPNThe Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk band specializes in being diverse, from Colombian cumbia to a Black Sabbath tribute. They're in the studio for our Sense of Place series.
WXPNToday's show features a Puerto Rican style affectionately known as jibaro, or "Puerto Rican Hillbilly Music." The music hails from the countryside and is about love, work and celebration.