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Clockwise from left: Dessa, Partner, Linqua Franqa Bill Phelps (Dessa), Colin Medley (Partner), Stacey Piotrowska (Linqua Franqa)/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Amara La Negra at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, Calif. Maury Phillips/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2018 Preview: Amara La Negra, Balún, Bad Gyal And More

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