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Louie Peréz at a book signing for Good Morning, Aztlán: The Words, Pictures and Songs of Louie Pérez. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With A New Book, Louie Pérez Of Los Lobos Is Master Storyteller

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Alt.Latino's American Anthems: An Exploration Of Songs That Unite

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Bad Bunny backstage at Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist concert in Miami, Fl. in March 2018. Manny Hernandez/Getty Images for Apple Music hide caption

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How Bad Bunny Skipped Categories And Skyrocketed To Fame

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In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosion

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Escuchen al Programa

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Our Listeners Speak Up: Your Best Of 2018

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Clockwise from upper left: Son Lux, Camp Cope, The Low Anthem, Mabel Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Glaring Omissions: The Music We Missed In 2018

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Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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The Story Of 'Whittier Blvd.,' A Song And Place Where Latino Youth Found Each Other

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New music from Juracán is featured on this week's show. Vance Walstra/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pre-Winter New Music Extravaganza

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Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill: Making Music And A Statement At The Border

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Rosalia's latest album, El mal querer, mixes flamenco traditions with R&B, pop and electronic sounds. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Flamenco Fusion: Rosalía Offers A Modern Take On Spanish Traditions

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