If there were a single thread that brings together all Latinos, it would be salsa. From Cuba to Colombia and everywhere in between, salsa music has un ritmo that unites us like nothing else can, according to salsa kings Larry Harlow and Marlow Rosado, whom Vivala caught up with at the swanky Miami supper club El Tucán.

Yes, there is bachata, reggaeton, and even tango that we all love, too. But sometimes we just need a little bit of old-school salsa in our lives. Check out the clip above to hear why they think the genre is quintessentially Latino.

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