You know the ones–those music icons whose lives (and careers) ended tragically and well before their time. On this week’s episode we revisit some of our favorite Latinx artists who died young, leaving behind incredible legacies and a lot of sadness about what they could have achieved if they’d had more time.
Featuring music by Selena, Big Pun, NORE, Juan Gabriel, Hector Lavoe, La Lupe and Jenni Rivera.
Things we mentioned on the show:
- Our first conversation about Junot Diaz, harm and healing is in Meneito 16
- Vero’s twitter thread about her feelings re: the Junot situation
- Pérez has an essay in Roxane Gay’s new anthology–Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
Selena – Como La Flor
You Came Up – Big Pun ft NORE
Juan Gabriel – Se Me Olvidó Otra Vez
Hector Lavoe – El Cantante
La Lupe – Con El Diablo en el Cuerpo
Jenni Rivera – Envuelvete