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What We Heard At The Best Festivals For Latin Alternative Music

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Cimafunk's Erik Iglesias Rodriguez continues his goal of world domination by way of funk and clave on this week's playlist. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Residente performs during Austin City Limits Festival in October 2018. The Puerto Rican rapper's latest song is a response to the island's protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. Erika Goldring/FilmMagic hide caption

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Brazilian musician João Gilberto engulfed in adoration in Rio de Janeiro in 2008. ARI VERSIANI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Tribute To João Gilberto

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Vocalist and composer iLe is one of the artists featured on this week's Podcast Extra. Juanky Alvarez/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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iLe And Making Movies Discuss Music, Activism And Mixing The Two

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Vocalist Nella is featured on this week's exploration of Latin jazz. Sanne Gault/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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A Tour Of The Best New Latin Jazz

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Members of the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indian tribe. A song about about this tradition is part of NPR's American Anthem series. Erika Goldring/Getty Images hide caption

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A Deeper Listen To Anthems Of All Kinds

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Angélique Kidjo's Celia is one of the best albums of the year so far. Laurent Seroussi/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music Of 2019 (So Far)

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Carlos Santana's new album, Africa Speaks, features Spanish vocalist Buika (right). Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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'Africa Speaks' To Carlos Santana's Past

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Cuban musician DJ Jigüe works in his studio in Centro Havana. Felix Contreras/NPR hide caption

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Cuba! While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed!

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García's new album Candela is the sparkling finale in a trilogy of albums with Dominican-influenced sounds. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Actor Ser Anzoategui portrays "Eddy" in Vida Kat Marcinowski/Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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The Cast Of 'Vida' Shares The Music Of Its Powerful Latinx Drama

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Rodrigo y Gabriela Spin The Songs Behind Their Wild Sound

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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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Lila Downs Celebrates Mexico's Culinary And Cultural Sides With 'Al Chile'

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