Dec 10 2012

Jenni Rivera

jenni rivera

Jenni Rivera 43 year old Mexican American singer and actress died in a tragic plane accident on December 9, 2012. Rivera had been an outspoken advocate for immigrant rights who came out against Arizona’s SB1070. She was raised in Long Beach, California

We played her song “Basta Ya” on today’s show.

See her speak out against Arizona’s SB1070:

See the music video:

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Uprising’s Music Curator is Chris Bennett

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