Cumbia
WATCH: A Love Letter to Cumbia, the Humble Musical Genre That Unites All Latinos

While reggaetón is rocking the world, the humble yet endearing cumbia rhythm stays strong as the original Afro-Latin party genre. But why?

Iberoamerican Latino LGBT Icons Video
WATCH: 4 Groundbreaking Iberoamerican LGBTQ+ Icons You Need to Know

Our coverage of Pride Month begins with the celebration of irrepressible figures in Latino arts and culture. They fought for equality and LGBTQ+ rights while claiming their identity. And they did so while producing great art. Meet these four Latino pioneers.

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WATCH: How Argentina Created the Biggest Rock Scene in Latin America

How did they create the strongest canon of rock music outside of the English-speaking world?

Lucha Libre Wrestelers Making Face Masks for Coronavirus
Lucha Libre Wrestlers Are Making Masks To Prevent Coronavirus. They’re Amazing.

The “bad guys” of lucha libre are also crafty. Some luchadores are now selling a different type of mask to help people prevent Coronavirus.

Strange reactions to corona virus
Apparently Coronavirus-Inspired Music Is a Thing

These are certainly strange times. Stranger even is the fact that a lot of the coronavirus-themed songs are Spanish-sung party tracks.