Remembering Selena Quintanilla Perez 25 Years Later

Being a native of South Texas, Selena Quintanilla Perez, “The Queen of Tejano Music” was and still is a role model for Latinas all over world. Through her talent and gleaming smile, she embraced all of us with her passion for song and though many of us did not know her personally, you could feel the warmth her heart held when you listened to her music.

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Selena Quintanilla Perez death; she was 23 years old when she died.

Many of us can relate to Selena’s ambition, passion, and drive to turn what she loved into a career all while remaining close to her family and finding the love of her life. As we reminisce about all of our memories of her, wonder what could have been, let’s remember the most important thing she shared with us, her love for music.

Her memory has been kept alive through her social media, a makeup line, a book about her, a television series, and her fans. Here are a few Selena songs performed by other artists and some of our favorites of her performing.

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