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Activist Musicians Take On Trump Policies

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Activist Musicians Take On Trump Policies

Musicians use music to challenge the President's immigration policies.

Activist Musicians Take On Trump Policies

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Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

We laugh, we cry, we celebrate the best of the year so far with everything from bugalú to boleros to Latinx punk.

Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Is Part Of A Long Line of 'Amazing'
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Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Is Part Of A Long Line of 'Amazing'

The pianist's new album is a lesson on contemporary Cuban piano, performed with a trio with strong familial ties.

Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Is Part Of A Long Line of 'Amazing'

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'Vida,' The Groundbreaking Cable Drama That Gets Latinx Narratives Right
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'Vida,' The Groundbreaking Cable Drama That Gets Latinx Narratives Right

This week, Alt.Latino talks to Vida show runner Tanya Saracho about portraying Latinx stories of queerness, family and gentefication with an eye toward nuance onscreen and representation offscreen.

'Vida,' The Groundbreaking Cable Drama That Gets Latinx Narratives Right

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J Balvin Won't Settle For Anything Less Than World Domination

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J Balvin Won't Settle For Anything Less Than World Domination

After cracking the American pop charts last year, the Colombian reggaeton star is following the success of "Mi Gente" with his fifth album, Vibras. And he knows you're still listening.

J Balvin Won't Settle For Anything Less Than World Domination

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Alt.Latino Encore: Remixing Classics, Fania Opens Its Vaults

This week on Alt.Latino, we discuss how and whether to remix legendary recordings — and, along the way, feature a new album of remixed salsa classics.

Alt.Latino Encore: Remixing Classics, Fania Opens Its Vaults

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Guest DJ Los Texmaniacs: Conjunto Specialists With A Knack For 'Cruzando Borders'

The San Antonio-based band can trace its musical roots back to conjunto's beginnings in the early 1930s. The group plays guest DJ with tracks from its Spanglish-titled new album.

Guest DJ Los Texmaniacs: Conjunto Specialists With A Knack For 'Cruzando Borders'

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Queer, Punk And Latin: A Discussion About Sexual Identity

A panel of women take on the topic of what it takes to make in in the Latin music business while staying true to your gender identity.

Queer, Punk And Latin: A Discussion About Sexual Identity

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Tiny Desk Contest: The Latinx Artists We Loved

The NPR Music staff watched almost 5,000 videos during the Tiny Desk Contest. We highlight five Latinx artists that impressed us.

Tiny Desk Contest: The Latinx Artists We Loved

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Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album
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Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album

The Colombian-American singer recalls her favorite childhood memories tied to music and plays some of the songs that inspired her debut album Isolation.

Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album

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