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Only Here Podcast: Following The Footsteps Of Latin Music’s Trip To The Top

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Today we're tracing the story of how Latin music became as popular as American pop music, all through the eyes of Isabela Raygoza. Isabela is a music journalist from Tijuana and San Diego whose career very closely paralleled the boom in Latin music that's happened over the past decade.

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Aired: May 8, 2020 | Transcript

Back in the day, when Latin artists wanted to cross over into pop music, they would have to start singing in English. Nowadays, you have music icons crossing over the other way and singing in Spanish.

In a new episode of KPBS border podcast "Only Here," host Alan Lilienthal traces the story of how Latin music became as popular as American pop music with Isabela Raygoza.

Raygoza is a music journalist from Tijuana and San Diego whose career closely paralleled the boom in Latin music that's happened over the past decade.

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