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Best Gifts For Latin Music Fans This Christmas

From Fania classics to a Morat sweatshirt, this list brings together the best of the best.

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RBD - Photo: Rick Kern/Getty Images
RBD - Photo: Rick Kern/Getty Images

Give this year’s Christmas a little bit of sazón with the best gifts for the Latin music fans in your life. From Fania classics to new artist merch, there’s something for everyone.

Karol G – Mañana Sera Bonito

Karol G’s fourth studio album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 when it was released in February 2023. The production further asserts KAROL G’s versatility as she continues to collaborate with iconic artists like Shakira, Sean Paul, and many more.

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Kali Uchis – Red Moon In Venus

Kali Uchis’s fourth studio album, Orquídeas is a striking return to Spanish-language music. The project features a superstar lineup with Karol G, Peso Pluma, El Alfa, and JT. Inspired by the sensual allure of Colombia’s national flower, the orchid, “Orquídeas” traverses multiple Latin genres including reggaeton, dembow, bolero and salsa furthering Uchis’ connection to her Colombian roots.

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Kali Uchis – RMIV West Coast Tour Black T-Shirt Back

This black t-shirt features a Kali Uchis graphic on front with “Red Moon in Venus Pt. II,” tour locations, and dates printed on back.

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Anitta – Used To Be T-Shirt

Show your love for Anitta with this fashionable white t-shirt featuring the iconic singer.

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Morat – Demasiado Lejos (Sudadera)

This cozy sweatshirt has the Morat logo on the front and a screenprinted graphic on the back.

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Morat – Si Ayer Fuera Hoy

One of the great Colombian bands, Morat, returned in 2022 with their fourth full-length Si ayer fuera hoy. This special vinyl edition is a perfect gift for Morat fans.

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Café Tacvba – Un Segundo… (Playera Glow-In-The-Dark)

This hip black t-shirt has a screenprinted image of Café Tacvba and glows in the dark.

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RBD – RBD Logo (Playera Glow-In-The-Dark)

This fashionable black t-shirt features the RBD logo and glows in the dark.

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RBD – Rebels (Vinil Doble Color Turquesa)

Relive the magic of RBD’s only English language album, available now on turquoise vinyl!

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Feid – Medellín tee

This stylish t-shirt has a screenprinted graphic featuring a map of Medellín, Colombia.

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Ed Maverick – eduardo (Vinil Doble)

eduardo is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Ed Maverick. Largely written by Maverick and produced by Camilo Froideval during the COVID-19 pandemic, it was his “musical comeback” after his temporary retirement at the end of 2019

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Juanes – Vida Cotidiana

The global Latin icon, Juanes, tenth studio album is called Vida Cotidiana. The album is a return to his rock roots reminiscent of his earlier albums, and produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Sebastian Krys. Guest collaborators include Mabiland and Juan Luis Guerra 4.40.

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Ray Barretto – Indestructible

Ray Barretto shook up his band on Indestructible, replacing singer Adalberto Santiago with the accomplished vocalist, Tito Allen. Additionally, Ray brought in timbalero Little Ray Romero to keep the rhythm section tight; led by (of course) the ‘hard hands’ of ultra-congero Ray Barretto. Along with a repertoire of sensational songs and arrangements, Barretto didn’t miss a beat in this, arguably, his greatest album.

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Various Artists – Hit The Bongo! The Latin Soul of Tico Records

The first Latin soul collection featuring a mix of chart-topping hits and deeper cuts from the crown jewel of the mambo era Tico Records, celebrating the iconic imprint’s 75th Anniversary. The 2-LP set includes 26 tracks from trailblazers Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Joe Cuba, Celia Cruz, Eddie Palmieri, La Lupe, Willie Bobo and more. New liner notes by DJ Dean Rudland tell the story of the New York City label that launched the careers of some of the most revered names in Latin music.

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La Clave – La Clave

Arriving from various points in Mexico, Panama, Cuba and Puerto Rico, this nine-man group led by Benny Velarde found each other and their music in San Francisco in the early 1970’s. They brought the music of their homes to the heavy sounds of San Francisco and merged the two, resulting in this soulful, joyful and unique 1973 recording.

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Héctor Lavoe – La Voz

Héctor Lavoe made his solo debut on the Willie Colón-produced album La Voz in 1975. The album reached gold. José Febles arranged Lavoe’s composition “Paraíso de Dulzura” and dazzlingly updated the ’50s Chappottín classic “Rompe Saragüey,” featuring an elegant and ingenious 2:30 minute piano solo by Mark “Markolino” Dimond. In May the following year, Lavoe garnered Latin NY magazine awards for “Best Male Vocalist” and “Best Conjunto.”

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See the rest of our gift guides here.

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