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Power Of Peace is a new album from Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Santana And The Isley Brothers Come Together For 'Power Of Peace'

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Guest DJ: Residente On Life And Music After Calle 13

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Javiera Mena performs live at Nuevofest 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Javiera Mena On World Cafe

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02Siembra

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Dive into Alt.Latino's stack of undiscovered artists. Felix Contreras/NPR hide caption

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LAMC Discoveries: New Artists You Should Know About

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After the success of their 2014 collaboration "Bailando," Descemer Bueno and Enrique Iglesias have come together for another hit: "Subeme La Radio." Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for AEG Live hide caption

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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee performing "Despacito" onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Behind The Success Of 'Despacito'?

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Jessica Hernandez describes her music as "Latin-punk-Motown-soul — it's a little bit of everything." Taylor Bonin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jessica Hernandez On Her New Motor City Sound

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Hear new music from vocalist Nancy Sanchez in this week's Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

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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/WireImage hide caption

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

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Cuba! While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed!

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