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9 Merengue Fusion Songs from The ’90s That Are Still Lit

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During the 1990s emerged a fun, energetic and super danceable genre of music, known as merenhouse/merenrap. Originating in New York by artists from the Dominican Republic, it is a mix that includes merengue, hip-hop, house, dancehall, and reggae. Major acts...
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11 Indigenous Latina Heroines You Should Know

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  Yesterday was Columbus Day, a national federal holiday (October 8), which is meant to celebrate Christopher Columbus’s “discovery” of America on October 12, 1492. Instead of cosigning on a lie, and the blatant disrespect of the indigenous community, here...
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Throwback Thursday: Your Essential ’80s and ’90s Freestyle Playlist

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Playlist Here Freestyle music, also known as Latin freestyle and Latin hip-hop, is an electronic music genre popular in the late 1980s, and 1990s. The perfect blend of techno, disco, Latin music, and other influences, freestyle was big in areas...
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#TBT: 7 Old School Salsa Songs from the ’70s

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
[tps_header][article_ad_lb][/tps_header] Originating in New York during the 1960s; and influenced by Cuban son, Puerto Rican bomba and plena, and other musical genres; salsa is an undeniable part of the Latino soundtrack. The 1970s were a big decade for salsa, producing...
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#TBT: 7 of Carlos Santana’s Greatest Hits

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
July 20 marks the birthday of legendary rock superstar, humanitarian, and one of the best guitarists of all time, Carlos Santana. In celebration, we are sharing seven of his biggest hits (with videos included!). Because we are “so smooth.” “Evil...