Selena Quintanilla

City of Corpus Christi removes graffiti from Selena Quintanilla statue

The Selena Quintanilla statue in downtown Corpus Christi has been cleaned up after it was defaced with graffiti that prompted an online outcry from thousands of the late Tejano singer's fans. Robert Dodd, director of parks and recreation, said they were notified of the graffiti around 3 p.m. Friday. They found the statue was defaced with black marker or paint. ...

TelevisaUnivision Reveals Upcoming Programming: Sofia Vergara Animated Series, Selena Quintanilla Tribute Concert, More—Upfronts

Click here to read the full article. TelevisaUnivision revealed a barrage of projects are in development for both linear and streaming via Vix. An animated series from Sofia Vergara and a Selena Quintanilla tribute concert is a sampling of the upcoming programming announced during the network’s Upfronts presentation on Tuesday. Vergara is the creator and star of Koati, The Series for Vix, based on the hit family film that was released last year. Following the success of the movie, Vix will expand the story of the beloved characters into a series targeting families with kids aged 2-7. Also for the streamer, the reality...
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Selena: The Series - Who was Selena Quintanilla? The real-life story behind Netflix’s drama

Netflix’s biographical drama Selena: The Series releases its second season tomorrow (4 May), following the first season’s premiere in 2020.The series is a coming-of-age story focusing on Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla, who became known as “The Queen of Tejano music”. There are nine episodes in each season.According to the series’ official description, Selena: The Series follows the “heart-wrenching and life-changing sacrifices she and her family make as they navigate the highs and lows of success, loss, love and music”.However, many people are already familiar with the real-life story of Quintanilla.Spoilers follow for Selena: The Series on Netflix….Born in 1971,...

Karol G Salutes Latin Icons Selena Quintanilla, Shakira, Gloria Estefan, More During Electrifying Coachella Set

Click here to read the full article. Karol G’s “Bichotella” set at Coachella on Sunday night put the young Latin star’s magnetism on display in an electrifying, arena-level performance. “Next stop — Coachella!” could be heard as the reggaeton and Latin trap singer made her entrance onto the barrio-themed stage, emblazoned with the words “Tusa” and “Bichotella.” Blue wigs flooded the rows of enraptured fans that watched Karol serve every line through a smile that stayed throughout the entirety of her hour-long set. Nothing but blue wigs at the #BICHOTELLA 😎 Karol G is taking Coachella! 🔥 #Coachella 🧜🏻‍♀️ — Karol G...

How Selena Quintanilla Went From Music Icon to Deity

Image Source: David Brewster / Star Tribune via Getty Images. As an East Coast Latina, I was a fan of Selena Quintanilla but didn't realize how great her impact was on Latinx culture, especially Chicanos, and even more specifically Tejanos, until I witnessed how she was immortalized during a visit to San Antonio. I grew up in Connecticut and have lived in the New York City area for the last 22 years. So, of course, I was aware of Selena, but I didn't really know her full story until the release of the 1997 biopic "Selena," starring Jennifer Lopez. I mean, was I the only one?
Parents Magazine

5 Lessons Our Kids Can Learn From the Legacy of Selena Quintanilla

For young Latina girls growing up in the 1990s, Selena Quintanilla-Perez was everything: A multi-talented and wildly successful singer-songwriter. Stunningly gorgeous with an unforgettable smile. A vibrant young woman who was genuinely kind, humble, and down-to-earth. And of course, a Latina shining brightly in the States at a time when we lacked representation even more than today. Many of us, including myself, still recall singing along to "Como la Flor" blaring on the boombox in our bedrooms, and were devastated when we heard she was taken from us in 1995. Almost three decades later, we still sing along to "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" in our cars, but this time it's on the way to pick our kids up from school. In honor of what would have been Selena's 51st birthday on April 16th, we're thinking of all the great lessons we learned from Selena Quintanilla-Perez and how to share them with our kids.

Selena Quintanilla: Her Life in Photos

It's been 25 years since Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed at the age of 23 by her fan club president and former boutique manager, Yolanda Saldívar, in March 1995. Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla in Lake Jackson, Texas. Her father was the frontman of a […]

Selena Quintanilla to release new album expected in April 2022

HOUSTON, Texas -- Nearly three decades after we lost the queen of Tejano music, there's a new Selena Quintanilla album coming out. Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla, told Latin Groove News the new album produced by Warner Music will have 13 songs. According to her father, Selena's brother was able to...