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Enrique Chi

Meet Enrique Chi, the frontman of Making Movies.

Making Movies, the KC-based Latin rock band, has been garnering nationwide attention. Latin music star Ruben Blades has called their music "excellent"; their second album, "I Am Another You," was produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos; and they've performed in an NPR Tiny Desk concert.

Enrique Chi has shared the band's story, but what about his own journey? We'll hear about how his childhood as an immigrant to Lee's Summit helped shape who he is and what he does today.

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