Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

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Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

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'Despacito' Quickly Becomes The Most-Streamed Song Ever

The speed with which "Despacito," by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee (pictured behind him), became the most-streamed song points to the increasing popularity of music streaming services.Desiree Navarro/WireImagehide caption

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Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

Cuban musician DJ Jigüe works in his studio in Centro Havana.Felix Contreras/NPRhide caption

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Cuba! While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed!

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Inside ÌFÉ's Reinvention Of Afro-Cuban Rhythms

ÌFÉ's new album, IIII + IIII, is out now.Mariangel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Inside ÌFÉ's Reinvention Of Afro-Cuban Rhythms

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From Drumline To Devotion, ÌFÉ's Otura Mun Strives For 'Something Higher'

Otura Mun leads the Afro-Caribbean group ÌFÉ.Mariangel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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From Drumline To Devotion, ÌFÉ's Otura Mun Strives For 'Something Higher'

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Music That Inspires, Classic-Rock Edition

Jeanette Vizguerra, the Mexican mother of three U.S-born children, listened to John Lennon for inspiration to resist deportation.Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Music That Inspires, Classic-Rock Edition

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Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

Raul Midón's latest album is Bad Ass And Blind.Blair Allen/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

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Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

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Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

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Barack Obama Honors Jay Z At Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala

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These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

America Chavez is Marvel Comics' latest super-chingona, brought to life by writer Gabby Rivera.Courtesy of Marvel Comicshide caption

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These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

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Writer Gabby Rivera Is A True Superhero

Writer Gabby Rivera is helping bring the Marvel Comics character America Chavez to life.Juliette Salgado/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Writer Gabby Rivera Is A True Superhero

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Natalia Lafourcade's Heartfelt Return To Her Roots

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Natalia Lafourcade's Heartfelt Return To Her Roots

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Making Movies: 'We Need To Be The Most Human That We Can Be'

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Making Movies: 'We Need To Be The Most Human That We Can Be'

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