Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

 

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It’s been such a feast of new music this Springtime! Here’s another selection of recently-released tunes that are uplift our spirits rise even in troubled days. From Argentinean hip hop (Nicki Nicole) to traditional VIVA MEXICO! music (Natalia Lafourcade) to ultra funky danceclub beats (Ghetto Kumbé, Colombia) tender romance in días del Covid (Residente, a beautiful bolero ballad from Puerto Rico) to the sophisticated, elegant electro-folk-dreampop of Buscabulla (Puerto Rico) and much more— enjoy these musical gifts for our times!

Featured photo: Buscabulla by Mara Corsino, courtesy of the artist

Musical Works

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Antes que el mundo se acabeResidenteAntes que el mundo se acabe.Sony Music202007:41
ColocaoNicki NicoleColocao.Sony Music Latin202003:03
Vamo a dale duroGhetto KumbéVamo a dale duro.ZZK Records202003:48
SKRZoéSKR.Universal Music Mexico202005:18
Manda FuegoBuscabullaRegresa.Ribbon Music202003:22
Mi SonKiki ValeraVivencias en clave cubana.Origin Records201903:54
How Beautiful (she is)Salt Cathedral feat. duendita & MC Bin LadenHow Beautiful (she is).Ultra Records202003:27
AguaLos cumpleañosAgua.Los cumpleaños202004:45
OWU!!!Dj JigüeOWU!!!.Guampara Music202005:01
Mi ReligiónNatalia Lafourcade Un Canto por México, Vol. 1 .Sony Music México202003:46
Que MaldiciónBanda MS feat. Snoop DoggQue Maldición.2020 Lizos Music2020


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