20 Iconic Songs that are Built Into the Fabric of Our Culture

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Music is a part of a culture’s identity. It plays during gatherings, becomes tied to several memories, and unites people who don’t know each other personally, but perhaps share a common ethnicity. The Latinx culture does not compromise when it comes to music. There are songs that, no matter how old, fill us with emotion, and make us dance. We have them memorized word for word, beat-by-beat, our mothers, tias and best friends always sing along.

19“Como La Flor,” Selena

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Selena Quintanilla Perez has become an icon, larger-than-life, and impossible to forget. We keep her memory alive, and are constantly jamming out to all of Selena’s hits. 1992’s “Como la flor” is probably the song that first comes to people’s mind when thinking of the legend.