In 2017, music videos were a powerful vehicle of reinvention for Latinx artists. Whether they transported us to fantastical, mystified versions of our homelands, reimagined our ancestors, or reclaimed the iconography of generations past, Latinx artists pushed the boundaries of the visual format this year. The music video continues to offer us new spaces for representation of our identities.

Here’s an inside look at the best videos of 2017. –Isabelia Herrera, Music Editor

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J Balvin - "Mi Gente" ft. Willy William / Directed by JP Valencia

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Kali Mutsa + Imaabs - "Inglis" / Directed by Felipe Prado

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Jarina De Marco - "STFU" / Directed by Madelyn Deutch

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Algodón Egipcio - "El Ciclo Del Agua" / Directed by Jordi Estrada

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Rosalía - "De Plata" / Directed by Manson

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Nitty Scott - "La Diaspora" / Directed by Cutter Hodierne

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Rubby - "Confiesa" / Directed by Rubby

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Hurray for the Riff Raff - "Hungry Ghost" / Directed by Sarrah Danziger

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Kap G - "Freakin 'N' Geekin" / Directed by Jon J

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano - "Bombo Fabrika" / Directed by Santiago Carrasquilla

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Ela Minus - "Ceremony" / Original Film Directed by Hieronim Neumann

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Juana Molina - "Paraguaya" / Directed by Alejandro Ros & Juana Molina

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Rita Indiana - "El Castigador" / Directed by Noelia Quintero Herencia