The Mexican Feminist Icon Hits The US
Rancheras singing legend and diva Paquita la del Barrio possesses a rich, expressive and outspoken voice not only on the stage, but in her feminist beliefs. Her songs are often well known social commentaries that call out the sexist culture of Mexico. She's venturing forth from Mexico City to bring the traditional folk and mariachi-based music of her vibrant heritage to the US, coming to in , ,
Armed with a devastatingly simple and hilarious trademark catchphrase which roughly translates to "Are you listening to me, you good-for-nothing?", this female empowerment icon knows how to put on a good show for her largely female fanbase. In between her upbeat anthems of womanhood, she is as witty as her songs suggest - and there's no hubbub and unnecessary choreography when it comes to a Paquita show, her voice and outspoken personality dominate any stage.