Los Angeles Business Journal

Jenni Rivera Was a Rare Voice

Monday, December 10, 2012

Jenni Rivera, who is believed to have died in a plane crash Sunday in Mexico, was many things: a superstar banda singer with a nimble voice, a chronicler with a unique perspective from Long Beach, an advocate of domestic violence awareness, a reality show star, a symbol. The Los Angeles Times and Long Beach Press-Telegram provide an appreciation of the musician who rose to become one of the most successful female singers in a male-dominated music style.