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The 10 Best Mexican-American Musicians from Texas

Cinco de Mayo is the day when a relatively small section of Mexico celebrates a victory over the French in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. Of course, this being America, we look for anything and everything to exploit in honor of the almighty dollar and the almighty excuse to slip out of work early to indulge in some happy hour shenanigans.

But if you're going to co-opt a culture's traditions, you might as well listen to some of its music — and Texas is rich with Mexican-American artists. So seeing how you'll be sipping poorly made margaritas by 3 o'clock, here's a list of the 10 best Mexican-American Musicians from Texas to listen to while you get side-eyed for saying "Cinco de Drinko!" before doing overpriced Patron shots.

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Jaime-Paul Falcon