Jenni Rivera was an American singer, songwriter, actress, television producer, spokesperson, philanthropist and entrepreneur known for her work within the Banda and ranchera music genres.
In life and death,several media outlets including CNN,
Billboard, Fox News and The New York Times have labeled her as the most important female figure and top selling female artist in the Mexican music genre. Billboard magazine named her the “top Latin artist of 2013” and the “best selling Latin artist of 2013”. Rivera began recording music in 1992.
Her recordings often had themes of social issues,infidelity and relationships. Rivera released her first studio album, Si Quieres Verme Llorar, in the late 1990’s, failing to attain commercial success however, she rose to prominence in the United States and Mexico with her major-label debut, Parrandera, Rebelde y Atrevida.