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Peso Pluma's Génesis is one of Alt.Latino's favorites of the year so far. Arenovski hide caption

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The Latin Dead is featured on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Dub Sonata hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best New Music Round-Up: Karol G, Y La Bamba, The Latin Dead and more

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The band Black Pumas was recently nominated for a Grammy for best new artist, thanks in part to the support of Austin's KUTX and LA's KCRW public radio stations. Lyza Renee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Being what I am should be celebrated, 100 percent," Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza says in a deep conversation about music and identity. Christal Angelique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mujeres: Three Distinct Sounds And Messages Of 2019

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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"Because I grew up in such a strong Hispanic community, I carry that," Luz Elena Mendoza says. "I carry it whenever I go, so that's always strong." Christal Angélique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza On Valuing One's Voice

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Watcha Clan lead singer Sista K. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's A Trap! 7 New Songs That Will Capture You

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Algo Nuevo: 8 Releases Alt.Latino Is Looking Forward To In 2012

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