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Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

ÌFÉ made one of Alt.Latino's favorite albums of 2017.Joa Rodriguez/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

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Festivo Alt.Latino: Gaby Moreno In Concert

Gaby Moreno and Gina Chavez perform live at KUT's Studio 1A.Dave Pedleyhide caption

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Festivo Alt.Latino: Gaby Moreno In Concert

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Latin Roots: Combo Chimbita

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Latin Roots: Combo Chimbita

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Flamenco Is Alive After Paco De Lucía

Members of the late guitarist's last touring band make up The Paco de Lucía Project.Luis Malibran/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Flamenco Is Alive After Paco De Lucía

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A 2017 Latin Grammy Preview From 'Alt.Latino'

Rene "Residente" Perez performs onstage at Univision and Fusion host RiseUp AS ONE on October 15, 2016. The artist is nominated nine times at the 2017 Latin Grammys.Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Univisionhide caption

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A 2017 Latin Grammy Preview From 'Alt.Latino'

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iLe Sings Her Grandmother's Songs And Speaks Out Through Her Music

iLe's debut album, iLevitable, is available now.Worldjunkies / Alejandro Pedrosa/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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iLe Sings Her Grandmother's Songs And Speaks Out Through Her Music

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Latin Roots: La Tribu De Abrante

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Latin Roots: La Tribu De Abrante

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Listen To Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

People gather in front of an altar in honor of the victims of Mexico's September 19 earthquake, in the site of a collapsed building at Tlalpan neighbourhood in Mexico City, on November 1, 2017.Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Listen To Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

Diana Gameros is one of the Tiny Desk Contest entrants featured on this week's Alt.Latino.Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How He Made His New Benefit Song For Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda holds up the flag of Puerto Rico during a celebration in Vega Alta in August.Gladys Vega/Getty Imageshide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How He Made His New Benefit Song For Puerto Rico

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Ibeyi On Spirituality And Joy In 'Ash'

Ibeyi's second album, Ash, is available now.David Uzochukwu/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Ibeyi On Spirituality And Joy In 'Ash'

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How Gloria Estefan And 'Let It Loose' Paved The Way For Latin Music's Crossover

Gloria Estefan (shown here performing in 2016) has had one of the longest and most successful careers of any contemporary pop star, and she has done it in two languages.Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for TOSHIBA CORPORAhide caption

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