The Cuban jazz artist says she's never felt welcome in Latin pop. That is, until she came to Puerto Rico to record her new album, Alkemi, which expands her sound into R&B, bossa nova and neo-soul.
The San Diego-based trio made its mark at the Tiny Desk with satin vocals and vintage melodies.
Sonic Youth's co-founder took her cues from a '60s girl-group but forges a new lane. NPR Music producer Lars Gotrich functions as your antidote to the algorithm in eight tracks to know this week.
The Chihuahuan artist transfigures traditional Sinaloan instrumentation into folky new styles.
This year the Latin Grammys will be held outside the U.S., in Seville, Spain. The location raises larger questions about how the awards perpetuate inequalities related to race, class and colonialism.
Colombian artist Feid recently became the first artist to sell out Puerto Rico's 'El Choliseo' arena in an hour or less. It's just one example of how he has reached a new level of global stardom.
The Colombian superestrella brought his mesmerizing vocals and a few proud tears to the Tiny Desk.
The stripped down sound of some of Becky G's biggest hits offered a rare view of her artistry.
"La Caballota" herself gives a performance for the girls.
The Chicano singer brings a grounded sense of reflection to the Tiny Desk.
J Noa came to the Tiny Desk to show the world what a girl from her barrio is capable of.
The Mexican American songwriter and producer earned nearly twice as many nods as his closest competitors, which include three of his collaborators: Colombian artists Camilo, Karol G and Shakira.
The Venezuelan group brings its infectious energy and beach-infused sound to the Tiny Desk.
Throughout the 2000s and onwards, Shakira became the melting pot pop star that only she could be, pivoting from one eccentric transformation to the next.
Founding member Lonnie Jordan and producer Jerry Goldstein look back at the making of 1972's The World Is A Ghetto.