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"I remember any time I traveled to Mexico and other countries in the continent, I felt like, 'I'm Latina, but I'm not exactly like the people here,' Arocena tells NPR. "When I came to Puerto Rico, it was like, 'okay, now I understand.' " Alex Alaya/Brownswood Recordings hide caption

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How Daymé Arocena left Cuba and found a freeing new sound in Afro-Caribbean pop

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El Cuarteto de Nos is featured on this week's Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's best new music round-up: Residente, La Yegros and El Cuarteto de Nos

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Cuban vocalist Daymé Arocena is featured on a new solo album and with the all-female Cuban jazz band Maqueque. Pablo Devin Reyes Maulin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music For Fall: Daymé Arocena, Devandra Banhart And Alex Cuba

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British R&B singer Mahalia. Her debut full-length Love and Compromise is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Sep. 6. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Sep. 6

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Dayme Arocena's new album, Cubafonía, is out now. Courtesy of the artist/Larisa López hide caption

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Mambo Na' Mà

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