Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Story of a Warrior Butterfly

By Leila Cobo

LIKE A BLAZING taking pictures megastar, JENNI RIVERA LIT UP THE LIVES OF thousands of individuals, but THE SKY SWEPT HER AWAY ahead of HER TIME

Jenni Rivera: The marvelous lifetime of a Warrior Butterfly:

  • Full colour photos
  • The entire discography of Jenni Rivera
  • Billboard lists of sales ratings of Jenni's songs
  • Exclusive interviews 
  • A entire, unique, and target biography
  • Written via one of many country’s best specialists in Latin music

Jenni Rivera used to be the top-selling artist in the local Mexican song style. With a weekly radio express, her personal truth exhibit, a make-up and garments line, and her personal origin, she used to be on the peak of her profession and existence. every little thing she had conquered, with blood, sweat, tears, and smiles, hap¬pened, as she stated, with God top her via the hand. besides the fact that her existence, her goals, and the enjoyment she shared with such a lot of got here to a sad finish previous to sunrise on December nine, 2012.

In Jenni Rivera: The brilliant tale of a Warrior Butterfly, Leila Cobo—pianist, television host, and government Director for Latino content material and programming at Billboard—brings us Jenni Rivera’s intimate and relocating biography, reflecting at the occasion lady, the dependent girl, the nice diva, the pal, the mum, and the grandmother. detect the common-or-garden beginnings of Jenni’s existence and profession, in addition to the emotional and occasionally turbulent moments that outlined her character and spirit. Like a candle blown out sooner than her time, we not just misplaced the “Unforgettable One,” the “Queen of Queens,” the “Warrior Butterfly,” we additionally misplaced a courageous girl who fearlessly confronted life’s ups and downs to realize the happiness she so fervently sought after for herself and her kin. With Jenni’s departure, we have a good time a shining legacy that may ceaselessly reverberate inside of each word of her voice.

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A wide workforce of girls observed a mirrored image of themselves in Jenni Rivera, simply as such a lot of Mexican American ladies had visible themselves in Selena ten years earlier than. nonetheless, Jenni had a number of demanding situations prior to her. As Pepe Garza saw, on this planet of neighborhood Mexican track, girl artists have been infrequent, and nonetheless are. yet Jenni had a very important stroke of good fortune: she signed with Fonovisa, a label that observed in her a similar factor her growing to be fan base observed. Jenni begun freeing documents with them in 2000, and not left (although she by no means relinquished possession of her masters). “I signed with Fonovisa for the 1st time in 2000 as the different labels weren’t drawn to selling my track, they usually didn’t see any destiny for me as an artist,” Jenni acknowledged many years in the past, while her label was once celebrating its twenty-fifth yr in enterprise. “I introduced ‘Las Malandrinas’ to them, they usually believed in me. ” Fonovisa had imaginative and prescient, Jenni extra. “They see past the current. they give thought to what we artists can provide sooner or later, and the way we will be able to develop and evolve as artists. ” Fonovisa used to be and nonetheless is the largest label for nearby Mexican track, with artists resembling Los Tigres del Norte, Marco Antonio Solis and Banda El Recodo on their roster. they'd girl artists too, yet none that remotely resembled Jenni Rivera, beginning with the truth that Jenni sang corridos. They observed a unconditionally new form of artist in Jenni, she used to be diverse, brilliant and emotional. They observed chances. at the day she died on the peak of her popularity, satirically, the features that had at one time brought on a few to doubt her probabilities of good fortune have been the exact same parts that her list label now praised. “The incontrovertible fact that Jenni used to be born within the usa to unlawful immigrant mom and dad is especially major by way of having a profession from that background,” Victor Gonzalez, President of common song Latin leisure, the list corporation that incorporates Fonovisa, stated to Billboard after Jenni’s loss of life. “Being a lady, continually protecting onto her relatives values, continually conserving her personal, creates a truly particular profile of many folks, many girls, many moms who've passed through related studies. And it’s transcendent. ” this present day, after we glance again on Jenni’s existence, and wait for her legacy, we discover how common these facets of her tale have been. but if Jenni used to be simply beginning out, issues weren’t so transparent. Making the choice not to attempt to cover who she was once yet in its place to have a good time her identification and publicly confront her difficulties and demanding situations intended taking a tremendous danger. yet from adversity comes power. If she had no longer needed to face such adversity, she could by no means have reached the extent of stardom that she did. “I didn’t choose to fairly be a singer until eventually I heard such a lot of humans within the criticizing what i needed to do. I didn’t are looking to do whatever. Recording tune was once only a hobby,” Jenni stated in her interview on the Billboard convention in April 2012. “When I heard quite a bit negativity, unmarried mother, and a lady with Jenni Rivera’s physique, that she couldn’t quantity to something in tune.

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