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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ÌFÉ's new album, IIII + IIII, is out now. Mariangel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Inside ÌFÉ's Reinvention Of Afro-Cuban Rhythms

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Otura Mun leads the Afro-Caribbean group ÌFÉ. Mariangel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Drumline To Devotion, ÌFÉ's Otura Mun Strives For 'Something Higher'

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Jeanette Vizguerra, the Mexican mother of three U.S-born children, listened to John Lennon for inspiration to resist deportation. Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Music That Inspires, Classic-Rock Edition

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Raul Midón's latest album is Bad Ass And Blind. Blair Allen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

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Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

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Warner/Chappell Music CEO Jon Platt accepts a Songwriter Hall of Fame award on behalf of Jay Z, the first rapper inductee, on June 15, 2017 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame hide caption

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