La Yegros' most recent album is Magnetismo. Nora Lezano/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: La Yegros

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Get To Know Afro-Brazilian Music With This Alt.Latino Mixtape

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This week we feature Quetzal's The Eternal Getdown and other Afro-Latino music from Smithsonian Folkways. Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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For Black History Month, Celebrate Afro-Latino Music With Smithsonian Folkways

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Latin Roots: Alejandro y Maria Laura

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'La Verdad': The Truth Of Latin American Hip-Hop

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Latin Roots: Edna Vazquez

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President Barack Obama speaks during a taping of "In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina," a concert celebrating Hispanic musical heritage, at the White House in October 2009. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Despedida Playlist To Bid POTUS Farewell

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Cafe Tacvba's "Futuro" is featured on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Alt.Latino Spring 2017 New Music Preview

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Helado Negro's most recent album is Private Energy. Ben Sellon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin Roots: Helado Negro

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Alt.Latino Listeners Pick The Best Of 2016

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Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza released Ojos Del Sol this year. It's one of Alt.Latino's favorites of 2016. Gerardo Mendoza/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino Picks The Best Latin Music Of 2016

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Helado Negro's song "Mi Mano" is among Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras' favorite of 2016. Ben Sellon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Case You Can't Wait: A Preview Of Alt.Latino's Best Latin Music Of 2016

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Andy González (left) and Gaby Moreno (right) were each nominated for Grammys this year. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Andy González, 'Misty'

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