Watch Selena Quintanilla Get Real About Being a Mexican-American Artist in Rare 1994 TV Interview


Selena Quintanilla’s legacy continues to shine, and a uncommon video interview posted to her official social media accounts additional proves it.

On Tuesday, Selena’s official Facebook web page posted a virtually 20-minute-long, never-before-seen TV interview recorded in Mexico when the Queen of Tejano was selling her album Amor Prohibido.

“In December of 1994, Selena made a promotional tour by town of Puebla and went on the present Esta Mañana that was broadcast on TV3 underneath the path of Gilberto Brenis,” states the publish. “In this interview, we are able to see Selena's charismatic presence, her humility, and that unforgettable snicker & smile.”

In the interview, Selena talked about being a Mexican-American singer and bringing her music to the forefront within the U.S. “There’s a market. Hispanics and Mexicans are in all places,” she instructed the host. “There’s a marketplace for the Tejano music. Basically, it’s a powerful market in Texas, the place we fashioned. Tejano music was stronger previously, however there’s a cycle of change; you could have rock, romantic ballads, and now the Tejano music goes robust once more.”

In the mission of maintaining the Tejano and cumbia scene alive, Selena additionally talked about experimenting with new genres.

“Our group [Los Dinos] is Tejano, however the fantastic thing about it’s that we're very versatile,” she stated. “In each album, we attempt to experiment with our music,” she says, giving examples of “techno cumbia,” cumbia fused with digital and rap, and “Si Una Vez,” the place mariachi and cumbia meet. “I feel that’s one of the best a part of the group, that we are able to play different forms of music and mix them.”

Thanks to this uncommon gem, we additionally found new enjoyable info about Selena, like that she would relatively sing than write her music, she was obsessive about chipotle sauce, she would by no means cheat on her boyfriend, and he or she actually disliked her hips.

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