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A generation of contemporary artists are drawing on the lessons of the past to reimagine the classic bolero. Left to right: Olga Guillot, La Lupe, and Doris Anahí Victor Bizar Gomez for NPR hide caption

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Reimagined for a new era, boleros become songs of gendered rebellion

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Puerto Rican pop star Rauw Alejandro was a top pick for Alt.Latino's Best Of 2021 panel. Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for The Latin Recor hide caption

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Alt.Latino presents the best singles of 2021

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Alt.Latino looks back at the best albums of 2021

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Nancy Sanchez is one of the featured artists on this week's musical look back at 2020. Farah Sosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Favorite Songs Of 2020

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Guatemala's Kathy Palma is one of the artists featured n this week's show. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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New Music For Being In And Out And About

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Three generations of urbano hitmakers — Lanay, Daddy Yankee and Bad Bunny — join together for the "Soltera (Remix)." YouTube hide caption

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Stream The 'Revelación': Our Favorite Latin Songs This Week

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Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

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Guest DJ Xenia Rubinos Spins Music From Solange To Ravel

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Latin Roots: Xenia Rubinos

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