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The Cuban band Cimafunk performs onstage for NPR's Alt.Latino showcase during SXSW 2019. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

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Brazilian singer-songwriter Luedji Luna hopes her music motivates the people of her country to recognize their power and stand up to government officials. Helen Salomão/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Politics Is Affecting Musicians From Brazil And Venezuela

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Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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Guest DJ José Feliciano Is An Alt.Latino Icon

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Cuban Treasures Unearthed: Remastered Jam Sessions From Historic Panart Records

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'El Tiny': A Sampler Of Latin Bands At NPR's Tiny Desk

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Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

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Alejandro Escovedo's new album is The Crossing. Nancy Escovedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo: A Latino Punk Pioneer

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Alice Bag is one of the artists featured in this week's collection of new music. Greg Velasquez/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Our Spring New Music Extravaganza — And An Important Question

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Cuban pianist Omar Sosa is one of the artists featured in this week's show, in celebration of Black History Month. Massimo Montavani/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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For Black History Month, A Look At New Music With Afro-Latinx Roots

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Alt.Latino's Last New Music Show of 2017, Featuring Calma Carmona, Boogat And More

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Juanes is one of the Latin Grammy nominees covered by AltLatino this past year. OMAR CRUZ/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Before They Were Nominated: Alt.Latino As Prognosticator

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President Barack Obama speaks during a taping of "In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina," a concert celebrating Hispanic musical heritage, at the White House in October 2009. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Despedida Playlist To Bid POTUS Farewell

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The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

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Los Mejores: Alt.Latino's Favorite Musicians Of 2015

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USC professor Josh Kun, who joins Alt.Latino for this week's show, is a co-founder of the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation, which in 2013 assembled a collection of Latino-Jewish music titled It's A Scream How Levine Does The Rhumba. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bagels And Bongos: The Jewish-Latin Music Connection

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Guatemalan Hip-Hop, Argentine MCs, Puerto Rican Soul And More

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