The singer Ivy Queen, the so-called “queen of reggaeton”, will headline the inaugural edition of the Wynwood Pride Festival, in Miami, and in which she will receive recognition for her defense of the LGBT community. organizers
The Puerto Rican, who this year has released her tenth studio album, “Llego la Queen”, will be presented at the event that will take place in the artistic neighborhood of Miami from June 21 to 23 “for her support to the community that has embraced during the last two decades, “according to the statement.
“We must be versatile, open (to be) a canvas that accepts any color that represents originality,” said the interpreter in statements that includes the press release and in which he confesses his “deep gratitude” to the non-heterosexual community.
One of the pioneers of the urban Latin genre since the 1990s emerged in the reguetón firmament with the song “Quieren tumarme”, which was included in the album “The Noise 5” (1995), by DJ Negro .
After ten recordings, Ivy Queen has accumulated three Latin Grammy nominations, as well as Billboards and Lo Nuestro Awards, and next October will enter the Hall of Fame of Latin Composers (LSHOF).
Interpreter of successes like “I’ve loved you, I’ve cried you”, “Let them cry”, “Tell her” and “Love me or kill me”, she is the creator of the single “Quiero Bailar”, cataloged by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 50 best Latin pop songs of all time.
“Their lyrics condemn violence against women, demand respect and empower anyone who has felt oppressed,” highlights the organization of the event, which will be free entry, and which will also involve Pablo Vittar, Albite, Poppy, AJA, and Carmen Carrera.