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28 Latino Songs From The Early '00s That You Forgot Existed

Say "Aserejé, ja deje tejebe tude jebere" fast three times.

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1. Las Ketchup, "Aserejé (The Ketchup Song)"

Why you loved it: Because you knew the dance, even if you didn't know what the song was about.
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Why you loved it: Because you knew the dance, even if you didn't know what the song was about.

2. Juanes, "A Dios le Pido"

Why you loved it: Because this is the most upbeat and relatable "prayer" you've ever heard.
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Why you loved it: Because this is the most upbeat and relatable "prayer" you've ever heard.

3. Chayanne, "Yo Te Amo"

Why you loved it: Because this made you feel like you had love all figured out.
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Why you loved it: Because this made you feel like you had love all figured out.

4. Jennifer Peña, "El Dolor de Tu Presencia"

Why you loved it: Because you couldn't turn on Univision without hearing it once or twice a day.
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Why you loved it: Because you couldn't turn on Univision without hearing it once or twice a day.

5. Son by Four, "A Puro Dolor"

Why you loved it: Because their voices were far smoother than any old Backstreet Boys.
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Why you loved it: Because their voices were far smoother than any old Backstreet Boys.

6. Christian Castro, "Por Amarte Así"

Why you loved it: Because your mom was basically married to his voice, and the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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Why you loved it: Because your mom was basically married to his voice, and the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

7. Ricardo Arjona, "El Problema"

Why you loved it: Because life is full of many problems and this helped you make sense of it all.
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Why you loved it: Because life is full of many problems and this helped you make sense of it all.

8. Carlos Vives, "Fruta Fresca"

Why you loved it: Because even if you hated to dance, this made you move your hips in ways you never knew you could.
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Why you loved it: Because even if you hated to dance, this made you move your hips in ways you never knew you could.

9. Sin Bandera, "Mientas Tan Bien"

Why you loved it: Because it felt just like a love letter written specially for you.
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Why you loved it: Because it felt just like a love letter written specially for you.

10. Shakira, "Que Me Quedes Tú"

Why you loved it: Because you needed to rest your hips after jamming to "Suerte."
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Why you loved it: Because you needed to rest your hips after jamming to "Suerte."

11. Juan Gabriel, "Abrázame Muy Fuerte"

Why you loved it: Because Juan Gabriel basically acted as the background music to your childhood.
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Why you loved it: Because Juan Gabriel basically acted as the background music to your childhood.

12. Thalía, "No Me Enseñaste"

Why you loved it: Because it's a catchy love ballad that made you want to go out into the rain and cry.
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Why you loved it: Because it's a catchy love ballad that made you want to go out into the rain and cry.

13. Marc Anthony, "Ahora Quien"

Why you loved it: Because breakups come with a lot of questions, and Marc was there to help you ask those.
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Why you loved it: Because breakups come with a lot of questions, and Marc was there to help you ask those.

14. Intocable, "Aire"

Why you loved it: Because everyone knows you need water, oxygen, and love to survive.
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Why you loved it: Because everyone knows you need water, oxygen, and love to survive.

15. Maná, "Mariposa Traicionera"

Why you loved it: Because sometimes you've just got to let what you love most fly free.
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Why you loved it: Because sometimes you've just got to let what you love most fly free.

16. Alejandro Fernández, "Tantita Pena"

Why you loved it: Because no one else understood your broken heart like a Fernández.
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Why you loved it: Because no one else understood your broken heart like a Fernández.

17. Luis Miguel, "Te Necesito"

Why you loved it: Because the song oozes passion. Just look at those flames!
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Why you loved it: Because the song oozes passion. Just look at those flames!

18. Laura Pausini, "Entre Tu y Mil Mares"

Why you loved it: Because you listened to this while longing for that perfect love that didn't exist.
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Why you loved it: Because you listened to this while longing for that perfect love that didn't exist.

19. RBD, "Rebelde"

Why you loved it: Because nothing screamed "ANGSTY TEENAGER" like belting out "¡Y SO REBELDE!"
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Why you loved it: Because nothing screamed "ANGSTY TEENAGER" like belting out "¡Y SO REBELDE!"

20. Café Tacvba, "Eres"

Why you loved it: Because this is the song you always wanted to sing to your high school crush, but never got to.
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Why you loved it: Because this is the song you always wanted to sing to your high school crush, but never got to.

21. Celia Cruz, "Rie y Llora"

Why you loved it: Because it perfectly captured Celia's flamboyant, larger-than-life spirit.
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Why you loved it: Because it perfectly captured Celia's flamboyant, larger-than-life spirit.

22. Paulina Rubio, "Te Quise Tanto"

Why you loved it: Because it's Paulina FUCKING Rubio.
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Why you loved it: Because it's Paulina FUCKING Rubio.

23. Julieta Venegas, "Lento"

Why you loved it: Because it made you feel better, and like no matter how hectic life could be, everything was gonna be all right.
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Why you loved it: Because it made you feel better, and like no matter how hectic life could be, everything was gonna be all right.

24. Daddy Yankee, "Rompe"

Why you loved it: Because you'd never know any of the lyrics, but you would always scream, "ROMPE! ROMPE!" while on the bus.
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Why you loved it: Because you'd never know any of the lyrics, but you would always scream, "ROMPE! ROMPE!" while on the bus.

25. Gloria Trevi, "En Medio de la Tempestad"

Why you loved it: Because it marked the return of your favorite '90s childhood icon.
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Why you loved it: Because it marked the return of your favorite '90s childhood icon.

26. Molotov, "Frijolero"

Why you loved it: Because it pretty much told la migra where to go.
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Why you loved it: Because it pretty much told la migra where to go.

27. Natalia Lafourcade, "Amarte Duele"

Why you loved it: Because no song encapsulated your "ride or die" high school romance like this one.
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Why you loved it: Because no song encapsulated your "ride or die" high school romance like this one.

28. Azul Azul, "La Bomba"

Why you loved it: Because you couldn't go to a quinceañera without this song playing for the baile sorpresa.
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Why you loved it: Because you couldn't go to a quinceañera without this song playing for the baile sorpresa.

Listen to all the songs below, and relive the start of the millennium:

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