Adiós Jenni…Remembering “La Gran Diva de la Banda”

Latinos all over the world are mourning the passing of another idol that was their pride and joy: There are simply no words or thoughts that can express the loss all Latinos, but particularly Mexican Americans, have experienced with the tragic and untimely death of one of Latin music’s larger than life icons, Jenni Rivera.

If Selena’s death was a national event, well, Jenni’s has to be that to the tenth power. Not to take any merit away from the brilliant slain Tejano singer, but Jenni, in her own right, has had a longer and most prolific and polarizing musical career. December 9th, 2012 will be forever remembered as the day that Regional Mexican music lost perhaps its most important contemporary leading lady. Born in Long Beach, California in 1969, Jenni Rivera launched her musical career very modestly in 1995 behind the shadows of her older brother, the charismatic and media-hogging Lupillo Rivera.

But as the years went by, the roles… [Read More]

Full Article by Antonio Velasco via Lethal Fatal

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