The head-scratching at The Forum spilled onto Twitter on Saturday when Mexican pop singer Paula Rubio, as a part of Univision's Uforia live performance collection in Los Angeles, mentioned: "Donald Trump, we such as you. We such as you, Donald Trump," as she addressed an empowerment live performance for Latin girls.
The Las Que Mandan (Women In Charge) present, crammed to capability at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., featured six main recording artists, together with Thalia, Yuridia, Natti Natasha, Paquita la del Barrio, Gloria Trevi, Mariachi Divas and Rubio.
Rubio, throughout an interview that evening on native Univision Radio station Okay-LOVE, addressed the feedback she made in regards to the president, hinting at her cynical remarks, however extra importantly, she mentioned, all of it factors to sturdy girls and Latinos. "Latinos are on this nation to enhance ourselves and be on the similar degree as any gringo, and that's what we have to do for brand spanking new generations," Rubio mentioned. "Nobody goes to say, 'Pay for the wall.'"
When it involves feminine empowerment, Rubio emphasised that it's key to take a look at all the ladies who got here earlier than, from her mother to Frida Kahlo, who've "opened new roads ... and it's a great new second [right now] for a lady, a woman or an adolescent to dream large, and goals can turn into actual, however one has to make it occur."
Mexican singer Paquita la del Barrio, 71, spoke to Billboard earlier than hitting the stage to speak about being a part of a showcase highlighting sturdy girls.
"We want extra exhibits like this to indicate girls that they aren't alone," she mentioned. "This message is essential and I need to see this theme proceed rising by means of the years."
La del Barrio, who has been public along with her ongoing points along with her label Musart, mentioned she nonetheless doesn't have entry to her catalog of iconic songs, which suggests she's in a nook at the same time as she needs to file tasks in the studio, however can't. "I merely can't file these songs," she mentioned, including, "which suggests I could need to pursue a lawsuit."
The evening's present was in the end a celebration of music, sisterhood and ladies sticking collectively as the feminine musical stars confirmed followers by means of track, dance and dialog that girls can do what they select to do. Here are 4 moments that made the gang rise up from their seats and cheer on the divas.
The present goes on
Among a number of costume modifications, Thalia danced in a protracted yellow shimmering costume and later revealed a costume with a cape and a neon yellow/inexperienced swimsuit-type outfit to indicate off her athletic construct as she grooved along with her dancers. Thalia's followers clearly loved their queen, as a result of they stored chanting her title repeatedly and went even wilder when Natasha got here out to sing their single "No Me Acuerdo" (I Don't Remember) about girls having a girls-only evening with out their males. Then, the sound went off, however each singers simply went right into a cappella mode and confirmed everybody that with or with out music, girls could make something occur. Bravo.
A Trump message
Paquita La del Barrio walked across the stage to belt out her songs about damaged hearts, dishonest males and supreme independence. Backstage, the sassy singer mentioned she had a message for President Donald Trump: "Support our households as a result of all they need to do is figure and do effectively on this nation. I hope [Trump] can see that we're similar to anyone else."
Trevi's crystal ball
Backup dancers and a large-scale see-through ball made their solution to the stage throughout Trevi's set as pictures of drugs fell throughout the background wall for the efficiency of her traditional "Dr. Psquiatra." As the entertainer sashayed throughout the stage in black knee-length leather-based boots and a black and diamond-crusted swimsuit, she triumphantly ended the track with "I’m loopy" as close by followers screamed, reached out and took photographs of the Mexican diva with their cell telephones.
Mexican singer Yuridia merely carried out a set of her pop ballads and let her vocal chops and music communicate for itself. Fans preferred what she needed to provide as a result of lots of them virtually didn't let her end her personal songs, resembling "Como yo nadie te ha amado" ("No One Has Loved You Like Me"). One of probably the most soulful performances of the evening, Yuridia additionally seemed beautiful and stylish in an earth-toned costume and later, in a broadcast interview, mentioned that as a younger lady, she adored Trevi, large time. "Who would have thought I'd be performing along with her tonight?"