A day like today, 1995, was extinguished, the voice of one of the great icons of Latin music, the of Selena Quintanilla. With only 23 years of age, the queen of Tex-Mex he was cruelly murdered by the president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar, after the singer allegedly hacked the working relationship with her. A crime that shocked the world of music and the latino community, in general.
The singer died of a gunshot in the right shoulder in a motel in Texas on march 31, 1995. But his memory has survived the time and her figure continues to be a source of inspiration to millions of people around the world who remember her with great affection to the winner of a Grammy, now converted into a legend and a symbol of power among latinas.
Within some of their most emblematic, listened to, and preferred by many still, are Like the flower, Forbidden Love, Bidi Bidi Bom Bom or If once, among others. Songs that became anthems, marked generations, pierced borders and today they are still going strong on the digital platforms.
The story of his rise to fame came to the big screen in the form of a film in 1997. A very young Jennifer Lopez took care of to embody the eternal queen of Tex-Mexand this year, their story will be told in a series of Netflix who will be narrating your life in six chapter of an hour.
Starring Christian Serratosthe production does not yet have a release date, but his family approved the construction of this series that they can expect their hardcore with great anticipation.
The legacy of Selena Quintanilla is eternal, and this month he held the cover of the magazine People. A tribute that is in addition to those planned for this year by the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.
To pay homage to him for everything high is scheduled a concert for the 9th of may in San Antonio, Texas, which is expected to participate Becky G and Pitbull, who in a recent interview he said that he was honoured to pay homage to a legend and icon as Selena.
“Will always occupy a permanent place in the history of music,” said his sister Suzette Quintanilla on the singer to announce the series of Netflix.