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10 New Albums From Latinx Artists to Look Out for in 2021

Music by Latinx artists is all over the charts these days, and with a spate of new albums on tap for some of the top names in the industry as well as some up-and-coming musicians, that shows no sign of...

Bomba & Plena Music Are Giving A New Voice to Afro-Latinx Communities

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The uniquely Puerto Rican musical styles of bomba and plena are deeply rooted in the island’s African roots. When most Boricuas hear the deep drum beats of bomba and plena, we can’t help but move our bodies. When we hear...
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13 Crossover Songs That Prove the Latin Explosion Started a Long Time Ago

is so wonderful, because it identifies and celebrates individual cultures, while also uniting the world in a universal way. You may not understand another language, yet still feel drawn to music from another country. A way that we Latinxs have...
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Chicano Heroes of Rock and Roll, Part Dos

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
You know we had to have a second part to our popular “7 Chicano Heroes of Rock and Roll” roundup. The following musicians are Mexican-Americans who made their mark, and influenced, rock and roll (look for similar posts in the...