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Mariachi Herencia de Mexico features teenagers from Chicago with a passion for tradition. Carafotos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heritage Month Special: Mexican Music Then And Now

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Cuban vocalist Daymé Arocena is featured on a new solo album with the all-female Cuban jazz band Maqueque. Pablo Devin Reyes Maulin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music For Fall: Daymé Arocena, Devandra Banhart And Alex Cuba

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Latin Music In The Heartland

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Santana's cultural mash-up made a statement about Latin music that still reverberates to this day. Tucker Ranson/Getty Images hide caption

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Santana's Debut Album Turns 50 Years Old

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Guest DJ: Fabi Reyna, She Shreds Magazine Founder And Musician

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People attend a candlelight prayer vigil outside Immanuel Baptist Church, located near the scene of the mass shooting on August 5, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Juan Gabriel's 'Amor Eterno' Takes On New Meaning After El Paso Shooting

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Attendees at candlelight vigil held recently in El Paso overcome with emotion. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Amor Eterno' For El Paso, Gilroy, Dayton And Beyond

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Vocalist Haydée Milanés has a famous musician dad and a musical vision all of her own. May Reguera/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Haydée Milanés Embraces Her Dad's Legacy With Her Own Vision

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Alt.Latino Playlist: From Up North To Down South

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Three Artists, Three Takes On Latin Music

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Cuco's debut album, Para Mí, is out now via Interscope Records. Cameron Postforoosh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cuco Redefines The Role Of A Teen Idol With 'Para Mí'

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Bad Bunny (holding flag), singer Ricky Martin (in black hat) and Residente (in blue hat) join demonstrators in protest against Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in Old San Juan. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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'Afilando Los Cuchillos' Soundtracks Puerto Rico's Social Movement In Real Time

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