Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas. Her parents were Marcella and Abraham Jr., Who everyone called Abe. She had an older brother named Abraham III, or A.B. for short, And a older sister named Suzette. They were also Mexican American.
In 1985, Selena y los Dinos signed a new record deal with Cara Records. There band had grown to include other musicians. And Selena released a cassette tape called "the new girl in town," that December.
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By the summer of 1986, Selena's star power grew even more. she also got nominated for Female Vocalist of the year.
In 1987, Selena was invited back to the "Johnny Canales show" to perform "La Bamba." She wore a silver, sparkling bullfighter's outfit. She also had big, teased hair, painted fingernails, and big hoop earrings.
1989 Selena once again named Female Entertainer of the Year at the Tejano Music Awards. And music executives wanted Selena to sign a contract with their record companies, It was clear that she was ready to become a superstar.
On March 31, 1995, Selena arrived at the hotel where Yolanda was saying. Yolanda thought that she could make her problems go away be freighting Selena But she did more the scare Selena. She shot her. Even thought she was rushed to the hospital it was too late. At twenty-three years old, the Queen of Tejano was gone.