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Friday, February 21st, 2014

How Hip-Hop Changed Latin Music Forever

By Jasmine Garsd, NPR/ This month on Alt.Latino, we’re celebrating Black History Month — and this week, that means diving into a genre that’s near and dear to our heart: Latin hip-hop. We play hip-hop often, and have our favorite artists, but this week we get to go deep alongside Latin music blogger Juan Data, as

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Happy Friday From Chilean Indie-Pop At SXSW!

When it comes to independent music out of Latin America, Chile has been churning out so many bright, young artists with incredible talent, that at times it seems completely disproportional for a skinny nation at the end of the...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Happy Friday From Ricardo Arjona!

Central American artists often get overlooked in the world of Latin music, but Guatemalan Ricardo Arjona proves that the region has produced quality acts.  The two-time Grammy winner’s success goes beyond his native region and his popularity...

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Happy Friday From Adriana Calcanhotto!

Ahhh, Brazil. The land of beautiful beaches, cool people, and the lovely Adriana Calcanhotto. Sometimes tender and melancholy, other times passionate and lively, Adriana’s captivating voice and poetic songwriting made her one of Brazil’s most popular artists...

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Happy Friday From Marisa Monte!

I don’t know why it took me so long to post about Marisa Monte, but truth be told, we’re all lucky I finally did! For some reason, I decided to start listening to her wonderful, soft and...

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Happy Friday!

Just thought we could start off Friday with a little par-tay!  Enjoy this little dittie from the Venezuelan powerhouse Los Amigos Invisibles!  Just got their latest album, “Commercial” and it was a great acquisition!