How and why one woman created the first archive of Puerto Rican reggaeton : NPR

How and why one woman created the first archive of Puerto Rican reggaeton : NPR

An illustration of three women dancing to reggaeton music while one of them wears a shirt that says

Cristina Merchán (Miti Miti)/Radio Ambulance

An illustration of three women dancing to reggaeton music while one of them wears a shirt that says

Cristina Merchán (Miti Miti)/Radio Ambulance

Ambulance Radio is NPR’s Spanish-language longform podcast that tells uniquely Latin American stories.

For Patricia Velázquez, reggaeton isn’t just a musical genre — it’s a time machine.

The song “Gata