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The Upbeat, Nostalgic Latinx Playlist You Need Right Now

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
2020 has been a crazy year, to say the least. We’ve had to deal with everything from a global pandemic, to a shattered economy, to natural disasters in several states. While we know that 2021 isn’t that far away, and...
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7 Afro-Latina Musicians You Need to Know Now

Johanna Ferreira
One of the reasons why the movements for body positivity, natural hair, and diversity are so important is because people – women especially – need to see images that represent their multifaceted identities. Fresh off the Grammys, it’s clear that...
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A Pandemic Soundtrack: 15 Coronavirus Songs to Rock Out To

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Music has always reflected the times in which is it made, and this is no different during the coronavirus pandemic. Many have created songs to make us laugh during this trying time, others have penned lyrics to inform us and...
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Dominicana Musicians Breakdown the Complexity of Their Music & Independence Day

Mariela Rosario
For Dominicans, this is a special week of reflection. Around this time every year, events, carnivals, and parties pop up with celebratory flags and red, blue and white fashion. The celebration this year feels a little different. Due to the...
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Happy Birthday Daddy Yankee: 30 Billboard Top 10 Hits by The Big Boss

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Daddy Yankee is arguably the king of reggaetón. The Puerto Rican native, born Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez, has played a significant role in the rise of reggaetón going mainstream. The genre is now dominating Latin music airways and sweeping award...