Jenni Rivera: Exactly What Is Banda Music?

Jenni Rivera, killed in a plane crash on Sunday in Mexico, was 43, three times divorced, the mother of five and one of the defining stars of Spanish-language television, where her brassy, no-nonsense style made her such an icon to U.S. Latinas that ABC was developing a sitcom for her, titled just “Jenni.” But I’ll bet a lot of you have no idea what banda, her musical style, is. Find out here. And listen here.

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